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List of tallest structures in Australia

The current tallest buildings and structures in Australia.

These are lists of the tallest buildings and structures in Australia. Formerly, the tallest structure in Australia is the Omega Navigational Mast Woodside in Woodside, Victoria. The Omega Tower was demolished by Liberty Industrial on behalf of the Department of Defence on 22 April 2015 following the death of a young base jumper in 2014 after his parachute failed to open.

Tallest buildings and structures

This is a list of the tallest structures in Australia. This list contains guyed masts, towers, skyscrapers and chimneys with a height of 200 metres and more.

Rank Name Pinnacle height Year completed Location Coordinates Remarks
(m) (ft)
1 Omega Navigational Mast Woodside 427 1401 1978 (demolished, 2015) Woodside, Victoria 38°28′52.42″S 146°56′7.06″E / 38.4812278°S 146.9352944°E / -38.4812278; 146.9352944 (Omega Navigation System#Woodside_Omega_Transmitter) Guyed mast (VLF-Transmitter)
2 Mast 0 of Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt 389 1276 1998 Exmouth, Western Australia 21°48′58.78″S 114°09′56.2″E / 21.8163278°S 114.165611°E / -21.8163278; 114.165611 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 0) Guyed mast (VLF-Transmitter)
3 Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Inner Ring Masts 364 1194 Exmouth, Western Australia 21°48′47.86″S 114°10′19.56″E / 21.8132944°S 114.1721000°E / -21.8132944; 114.1721000 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 2) ; 21°49′12.14″S 114°10′18.06″E / 21.8200389°S 114.1716833°E / -21.8200389; 114.1716833 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 4) ; 21°49′23.03″S 114°09′54.71″E / 21.8230639°S 114.1651972°E / -21.8230639; 114.1651972 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 6) ; 21°49′09.69″S 114°09′32.93″E / 21.8193583°S 114.1591472°E / -21.8193583; 114.1591472 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 8) ; 21°48′45.43″S 114°9′34.51″E / 21.8126194°S 114.1595861°E / -21.8126194; 114.1595861 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 10) ; 21°48′34.53″S 114°9′57.9″E / 21.8095917°S 114.166083°E / -21.8095917; 114.166083 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 12) 6 guyed masts (VLF-Transmitter)
4 Q1 Tower 322 1058 2005 Gold Coast, Queensland 28°0′22.55″S 153°25′47.1″E / 28.0062639°S 153.429750°E / -28.0062639; 153.429750 (Q1 Tower) Residential
5 Sydney Tower 309 1014 1981 Sydney, New South Wales 33°52′13.67″S 151°12′32.42″E / 33.8704639°S 151.2090056°E / -33.8704639; 151.2090056 (Sydney Tower) Observation
6 Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Outer Ring Masts 304 997 Exmouth, Western Australia 21°48′24.63″S 114°10′20.31″E / 21.8068417°S 114.1723083°E / -21.8068417; 114.1723083 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 1) ; 21°49′01.16″S 114°10′39.87″E / 21.8169889°S 114.1777417°E / -21.8169889; 114.1777417 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 3) ; 21°49′35.33″S 114°10′15.87″E / 21.8264806°S 114.1710750°E / -21.8264806; 114.1710750 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 5) ; 21°49′32.92″S 114°09′32.17″E / 21.8258111°S 114.1589361°E / -21.8258111; 114.1589361 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 7) ; 21°48′56.42″S 114°09′12.74″E / 21.8156722°S 114.1535389°E / -21.8156722; 114.1535389 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 9) ; 21°48′22.25″S 114°09′36.73″E / 21.8061806°S 114.1602028°E / -21.8061806; 114.1602028 (Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Mast 11) 6 guyed masts (VLF-Transmitter)
7 Eureka Tower 297 975 2006 Melbourne, Victoria 37°49′17.68″S 144°57′52.24″E / 37.8215778°S 144.9645111°E / -37.8215778; 144.9645111 (Eureka Tower) Residential
8 Brisbane Skytower 270 886 2019 Brisbane, Queensland 27°28′18.16″S 153°01′43″E / 27.4717111°S 153.02861°E / -27.4717111; 153.02861 (Brisbane Skytower) Residential
8= Rialto Towers 270 886 1986 Melbourne, Victoria 37°49′8.05″S 144°57′27.71″E / 37.8189028°S 144.9576972°E / -37.8189028; 144.9576972 (Rialto Towers) Office/Observation
8= MIM Smelter Stack 270 886 1978 Mount Isa, Queensland 20°43′24.02″S 139°28′56.89″E / 20.7233389°S 139.4824694°E / -20.7233389; 139.4824694 (MIM Smelter Stack) Industrial
9 120 Collins Street 264 866 1991 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′49.76″S 144°58′9.6″E / 37.8138222°S 144.969333°E / -37.8138222; 144.969333 (120 Collins Street) Office
10 101 Collins Street 260 853 1991 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′53.57″S 144°58′14.1″E / 37.8148806°S 144.970583°E / -37.8148806; 144.970583 (101 Collins Street) Office
10= 1 William Street 260 853 2017 Brisbane, Queensland 27°28′30.0″S 153°01′34.0″E / 27.475000°S 153.026111°E / -27.475000; 153.026111 (1 William Street, Brisbane) Office
10= Loy Yang Chimney 1 260 853 Latrobe, Victoria 38°15′6.77″S 146°34′27.35″E / 38.2518806°S 146.5742639°E / -38.2518806; 146.5742639 (Loy Yang Chimney 1) Industrial
10= Loy Yang Chimney 2 260 853 Latrobe, Victoria 38°15′10.7″S 146°34′35.52″E / 38.252972°S 146.5765333°E / -38.252972; 146.5765333 (Loy Yang Chimney 2) Industrial
11 Loy Yang 255 837 1993 Latrobe, Victoria 38°15′19.54″S 146°35′9.62″E / 38.2554278°S 146.5860056°E / -38.2554278; 146.5860056 (Loy Yang) Industrial
12 Governor Phillip Tower 254 834 1993 Sydney, New South Wales 33°51′50.52″S 151°12′40.74″E / 33.8640333°S 151.2113167°E / -33.8640333; 151.2113167 (Governor Phillip Tower) Office
12= Prima Pearl 254 833 2014 Melbourne, Victoria 37°49′22.6″S 144°57′41.0″E / 37.822944°S 144.961389°E / -37.822944; 144.961389 (Prima Pearl) Residential
12= Bourke Place 254 833 1991 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′57.17″S 144°57′21.87″E / 37.8158806°S 144.9560750°E / -37.8158806; 144.9560750 (Bourke Place) Office
13 Chimney of Mount Piper Power Station 250 820 Lithgow, New South Wales 33°21′29.34″S 150°1′54.91″E / 33.3581500°S 150.0319194°E / -33.3581500; 150.0319194 (Chimney of Mount Piper Power Station) Industrial
13= Chimneys of Bayswater Power Station 250 820 Hunter Region, New South Wales 32°23′36.44″S 150°56′55.3″E / 32.3934556°S 150.948694°E / -32.3934556; 150.948694 (Chimney of Bayswater Power Station) ; 32°23′40.49″S 150°57′5.11″E / 32.3945806°S 150.9514194°E / -32.3945806; 150.9514194 (Chimney of Bayswater Power Station) 2 chimneys
13= Riparian Plaza 250 820 2005 Brisbane, Queensland 27°28′5.29″S 153°1′48.26″E / 27.4681361°S 153.0300722°E / -27.4681361; 153.0300722 (Riparian Plaza) Office
14 Infinity Tower 249 817 2013 Brisbane, Queensland 27°28′2.97″S 153°1′14.75″E / 27.4674917°S 153.0207639°E / -27.4674917; 153.0207639 (Infinity Tower) Residential
14= Central Park (skyscraper) 249 817 1992 Perth, Western Australia 31°57′13.2″S 115°51′20.2″E / 31.953667°S 115.855611°E / -31.953667; 115.855611 (Central Park (skyscraper)) Office
15 BankWest Tower 247 810 1988 Perth, Western Australia 31°57′15.39″S 115°51′23.27″E / 31.9542750°S 115.8564639°E / -31.9542750; 115.8564639 (BankWest Tower) Office
16 Victoria One 246.8 810 2018 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′30.1″S 144°57′38.6″E / 37.808361°S 144.960722°E / -37.808361; 144.960722 (Victoria One) Residential
17 Melbourne Central 246 807 1991 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′38.9″S 144°57′43.89″E / 37.810806°S 144.9621917°E / -37.810806; 144.9621917 (Melbourne Central) Office
18 City Square 244 808 2011 Perth, Western Australia 31°57′17.94″S 115°51′16.6″E / 31.9549833°S 115.854611°E / -31.9549833; 115.854611 (City Square) Office
18= Chifley Tower 244 801 1992 Sydney, New South Wales 33°51′56.34″S 151°12′42.22″E / 33.8656500°S 151.2117278°E / -33.8656500; 151.2117278 (Chifley Tower) Office
19 Soul 243 798 2011 Gold Coast, Queensland 28°0′4.88″S 153°25′50.25″E / 28.0013556°S 153.4306250°E / -28.0013556; 153.4306250 (Soul) Residential
19= Soleil 243 807 2011 Brisbane, Queensland 27°27′44.78″S 153°1′56.98″E / 27.4624389°S 153.0324944°E / -27.4624389; 153.0324944 (Soleil) Residential
20 Deutsche Bank Place 239 784 2005 Sydney, New South Wales 33°52′0.54″S 151°12′42.61″E / 33.8668167°S 151.2118361°E / -33.8668167; 151.2118361 (Deutsche Bank Place) Office
21 Sydney Channel 9 TV Tower 233 764 Sydney, New South Wales 33°48′41.81″S 151°11′44.83″E / 33.8116139°S 151.1957861°E / -33.8116139; 151.1957861 (Sydney Channel 9 TV Tower) Lattice Tower
22 World Tower 230 750 2005 Sydney, New South Wales 33°52′36.52″S 151°12′24.53″E / 33.8768111°S 151.2068139°E / -33.8768111; 151.2068139 (World Tower) Residential
22= Chimney of Callide C Power Station 230 750 2000 Banana, Queensland 24°20′39.18″S 150°37′4.97″E / 24.3442167°S 150.6180472°E / -24.3442167; 150.6180472 (Chimney of Callide C Power Station) Chimney
23 Vision Apartments 229 751 2016 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′26″S 144°57′36.8″E / 37.80722°S 144.960222°E / -37.80722; 144.960222 (Vision Apartments) Residential
24 MLC Centre 228 748 1977 Sydney, New South Wales 33°52′7.31″S 151°12′33.39″E / 33.8686972°S 151.2092750°E / -33.8686972; 151.2092750 (MLC Centre) Mixed use
25 568 Collins Street 224 735 2015 Melbourne, Victoria 37°49′6.1″S 144°57′19.6″E / 37.818361°S 144.955444°E / -37.818361; 144.955444 (568 Collins Street, Melbourne) Mixed use
25= Prestons ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Large Tower 224 735 Sydney, New South Wales 33°56′31.5″S 150°53′8.01″E / 33.942083°S 150.8855583°E / -33.942083; 150.8855583 (Prestons ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Large Tower) Guyed mast, insulated against ground (MW-transmitter)
26 Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude 222 728 2005 Sydney, New South Wales 33°52′39.15″S 151°12′23.65″E / 33.8775417°S 151.2065694°E / -33.8775417; 151.2065694 (Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude) Office
27 Circle on Cavill, Tower North 220 722 2007 Gold Coast, Queensland 28°0′2.54″S 153°25′37.91″E / 28.0007056°S 153.4271972°E / -28.0007056; 153.4271972 (Circle on Cavill, Tower North) Residential
28 Aurora Place 219 718 2001 Sydney, New South Wales 33°51′53.46″S 151°12′42.88″E / 33.8648500°S 151.2119111°E / -33.8648500; 151.2119111 (Aurora Place) Office
28= Dalby ABC Mediumwave Transmitter 219 719 Dalby, Queensland 27°8′38.83″S 151°18′9.6″E / 27.1441194°S 151.302667°E / -27.1441194; 151.302667 (Dalby ABC Mediumwave Transmitter) Guyed mast, insulated against ground (MW-transmitter)
29 Light House Melbourne 218 715 2017 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′30.1″S 144°57′38.6″E / 37.808361°S 144.960722°E / -37.808361; 144.960722 (Light House Melbourne) Residential
29= Telstra Corporate Centre 218 715 2001 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′33.82″S 144°58′10.65″E / 37.8093944°S 144.9696250°E / -37.8093944; 144.9696250 (Telstra Corporate Centre) Office
30 International Tower 1 217 711 2016 Barangaroo, New South Wales 33°51′46.56″S 151°12′5.97″E / 33.8629333°S 151.2016583°E / -33.8629333; 151.2016583 (International Tower 1) Office
31 Sydney Channel 7/10 TV Tower 216 709 Sydney, New South Wales 33°48′19.77″S 151°10′50.95″E / 33.8054917°S 151.1808194°E / -33.8054917; 151.1808194 (Sydney Channel 7/10 TV Tower) Lattice Tower
32 Delahey ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Large Tower 215 705 Melbourne, Victoria 37°43′13.99″S 144°47′2.58″E / 37.7205528°S 144.7840500°E / -37.7205528; 144.7840500 (Delahey ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Large Tower) Guyed mast, insulated against ground (MW-transmitter)
33 Dalwallinu ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Tower North 213 699 Dalwallinu, Western Australia 30°17′19.81″S 116°36′33.85″E / 30.2888361°S 116.6094028°E / -30.2888361; 116.6094028 (Dalwallinu ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Tower North) Guyed mast, insulated against ground (MW-transmitter)
34 Chimney of Tarong North Power Station 210 689 2001 Nanango, Queensland 26°46′37.78″S 151°54′51.58″E / 26.7771611°S 151.9143278°E / -26.7771611; 151.9143278 (Chimney of Tarong North Power Station) Chimney
34= Chimney of Stanwell Power Station 210 689 1993 Rockhampton, Queensland 23°30′32.59″S 150°19′4.27″E / 23.5090528°S 150.3178528°E / -23.5090528; 150.3178528 (Chimney of Stanwell Power Station) Chimney
34= Chimney of Callide B Power Station 210 689 1988 Rockhampton, Queensland 24°20′38.04″S 150°37′10.3″E / 24.3439000°S 150.619528°E / -24.3439000; 150.619528 (Chimney of Callide B Power Station) Chimney
35 Aurora Tower 207 679 2006 Melbourne, Victoria 27°27′54.94″N 153°1′49.45″E / 27.4652611°N 153.0304028°E / 27.4652611; 153.0304028 (Aurora Tower) Residential
35= Saint George ABC Mediumwave Transmitter 207 679 Saint George, Queensland 27°59′51.77″S 148°40′34.99″E / 27.9977139°S 148.6763861°E / -27.9977139; 148.6763861 (Saint George ABC Mediumwave Transmitter) ; 27°59′49.77″S 148°40′32″E / 27.9971583°S 148.67556°E / -27.9971583; 148.67556 (Saint George ABC Mediumwave Transmitter) 2 guyed masts, insulated against ground (MW-transmitter)
36 Freshwater Place 205 673 2005 Melbourne, Victoria 37°49′19.86″S 144°57′46.52″E / 37.8221833°S 144.9629222°E / -37.8221833; 144.9629222 (Freshwater Place) Residential
36= Chimney of Pasminco Smelter 205 673 Port Pirie, South Australia 33°10′11.76″S 138°0′41.84″E / 33.1699333°S 138.0116222°E / -33.1699333; 138.0116222 (Chimney of Pasminco Smelter) Chimney
37 Eq. Tower 202 663 2017 Melbourne, Victoria 37°48′35.1″S 144°57′34.8″E / 37.809750°S 144.959667°E / -37.809750; 144.959667 (Eq. Tower) Residential
37= Brisbane Channel 10 TV Tower 202 663 Brisbane, Queensland 27°27′46.88″S 152°56′53.45″E / 27.4630222°S 152.9481806°E / -27.4630222; 152.9481806 (Brisbane Channel 10 TV Tower) Lattice Tower
38 Horsham ABC Tower 201 659 Horsham, Victoria 36°38′26.01″S 142°15′20.02″E / 36.6405583°S 142.2555611°E / -36.6405583; 142.2555611 (Horsham ABC Tower) Guyed mast, insulated against ground (MW-transmitter)
39 Chimney of Northern Power Station 200 656 Port Augusta, South Australia 32°32′33″S 137°47′16.32″E / 32.54250°S 137.7878667°E / -32.54250; 137.7878667 (Chimney of Northern Power Station) Chimney
39= Wagin ABC Mediumwave Transmitter 200 656 Wagin, Victoria 33°20′10.76″S 117°5′32.94″E / 33.3363222°S 117.0924833°E / -33.3363222; 117.0924833 (Wagin ABC Mediumwave Transmitter) Guyed mast, insulated against ground (MW-transmitter)
39= Chimneys of Eraring Power Station 200 656 1983 Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 33°3′47.2″S 151°31′16.46″E / 33.063111°S 151.5212389°E / -33.063111; 151.5212389 (Chimney of Eraring Power Station) ; 33°3′40.53″S 151°31′17.67″E / 33.0612583°S 151.5215750°E / -33.0612583; 151.5215750 (Chimney of Eraring Power Station) 2 Chimneys

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