For 70 years, Queen Elizabeth the Second reigned as Australia’s Head of State. During her reign, The Queen visited Australia 16 times and saw more of this country than most Australians, visiting every state and territory.
Iconic Australian buildings and monuments were illuminated in royal purple on 2 to 5 June 2022 to coincide with celebrations marking Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
On behalf of the people of Australia, the Australian Government has announced a contribution of $10,000 to Wildlife SEQ Inc., in honour of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Prime Minister has ignited the Australian Platinum Jubilee Beacon in Canberra, one of 54 beacons in Commonwealth capital cities.
On 4 June, Canberra’s Aspen Island was renamed Queen Elizabeth II Island in honour of the Platinum Jubilee.
From today, Australia joins other Commonwealth nations in celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Air Force aircraft from 100 Squadron and Central Flying School will conduct a flypast and aerial display over Aspen Island in support of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022, Renaming of Aspen Island ceremony.
During her 70-year reign as our Head of State, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has visited Australia on 16 occasions.
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee marks a historic 70-years of service.