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

133 Completed • 37 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

The One

264 m / 866 ft

10

Salesforce Tower

263.1 m / 863 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

Design Excellence Competition: 10 Valentine Avenue

20 November 2019

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

23 September 2020

Preparing Adelaide for the Next Crisis

Cities across the world are grappling with multiple crises at once, with the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change affecting virtually every place on earth. In...

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Global News

16 September 2021

Gold Coast High-Rise Tops Out

The Dorsett Gold Coast and The Star Residences tower at The Star Gold Coast’s site on Broadbeach Island in Gold Coast has topped out at...

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