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List of official openings by Elizabeth II in Australia

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List of official openings by Elizabeth II in Australia

During her many visits to Australia, Queen Elizabeth II has opened sessions of parliament and unveiled various buildings, venues and other things. They include, but are not limited to:

Venue Location State Date
Parliament of New South Wales Sydney NSW 4 February 1954
King George VI Memorial Hyde Park, Sydney NSW 5 February 1954
Remembrance Driveway SydneyCanberra NSW/ACT 5 February 1954
Parliament of Australia Canberra ACT 15 February 1954
Australian-American Memorial Canberra ACT 16 February 1954
Sesquicentenary Memorial Hobart Tas 20 February 1954
Parliament of Tasmania Hobart Tas 22 February 1954
Parliament of Victoria Melbourne Vic 25 February 1954
Additions to the Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne Vic 28 February 1954
Parliament of South Australia Adelaide SA 23 March 1954
Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Vic 25 February 1963
University of New South Wales, Wallace Wurth School of Medicine and the School of Biological Sciences Sydney NSW 4 March 1963
Australian National University, R.G. Menzies Building Canberra ACT 13 March 1963
Council House Perth WA 25 March 1963
University of Western Australia Golden Jubilee Celebrations Perth WA 25 March 1963
National Carillon Canberra ACT 26 April 1970
Captain James Cook Memorial on Lake Burley Griffin Canberra ACT 25 April 1970
Royal Hobart Hospital North East Building Hobart Tas 3 April 1970
Sydney Opera House Sydney NSW 20 October 1973
Parliament of Australia Canberra ACT 28 February 1974
Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre Brisbane Qld 10 March 1977
Peel-Cunningham County Council Building Tamworth NSW 11 March 1977[1]
High Court of Australia Canberra ACT 26 May 1980
HMAS Coonawarra Darwin NT 6 October 1982
Mount Druitt Hospital Sydney NSW 11 October 1982
National Gallery of Australia Canberra ACT 12 October 1982
1982 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony Brisbane Qld 9 October 1982
Parramatta Stadium Sydney NSW 5 March 1986
Carrick Hill Springfield SA 9 March 1986
Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame Longreach Qld 29 April 1988
World Expo 88 Brisbane Qld 30 April 1988
Darling Harbour Sydney NSW 4 May 1988
State Library of New South Wales annexe Sydney NSW May 1988
Parliament House, Canberra Canberra ACT 9 May 1988
Parliament of New South Wales Sydney NSW 20 February 1992
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2002 Coolum Qld 2 March 2002
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne Vic 15 March 2006
Rain Bank, Rainforest Green, South Bank Parklands Brisbane Qld 24 October 2011
The New Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Vic 26 October 2011
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2011 Perth WA 28 October 2011


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