Facts

Population

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

23,836,540 (2015)

Area

7,692,024 km²

2,969,890 mi²

Density

3.1 people per km²

8 people per mi²

GDP

$1.1 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

139 Completed • 31 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

15 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (41%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (84%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

7

Tallest Country in

the World

#

1

Tallest Country in

Oceania

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Q1 Tower

322.5 m / 1,058 ft

2

Australia 108

316.7 m / 1,039 ft

3

Eureka Tower

297.3 m / 975 ft

4

One Barangaroo

271.3 m / 890 ft

5

Aurora Melbourne Central

270.5 m / 887 ft

6

Brisbane Skytower

269.6 m / 885 ft

7

West Side Place Tower A

268.7 m / 882 ft

8

120 Collins Street

266.6 m / 875 ft

9

Ocean

265 m / 869 ft

10

The One

264 m / 866 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH NSW Presents | The Future City: Addressing Carbon, Climate & Societal Crises

04 May 2022

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

Videos

23 May 2019

CTBUH Brisbane Successful Cities Seminar: QDesign

On Thursday, 23 May, the CTBUH Australia Chapter's Brisbane Committee hosted the second installment of its Successful Cities Seminar, discussing the QDesign Initiative.

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Research

04 April 2022

Making Tall Timber Financially Viable: the Design-Build Approach

As the tall building industry increasingly becomes interested in using engineered mass timber to construct high-rise buildings, the economical and construction-efficiency advantages need to be...

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Global News

10 May 2022

Queen Victoria Market Plans Win Approval in Melbourne

Golden Age Group’s plans for a 21-story tower in the Queen Victoria Markets precinct have been approved by the Victorian government. The “Block B“” site is...

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