List of tallest structures in Australia

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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 the 22nd April 2015 following the death of a young base jumper in 2014 after his parachute failed to open.

Tallest buildings and structures[edit]

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. The list may be incomplete and incorrect. Please improve it!

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 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
9 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
10 120 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
11 101 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
11= 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
11= 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
12 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
13 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
13= 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
14 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
14= Chimneys of Bayswater Power Station 250 820 Hunter Region 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
14= 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
15 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
15= 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
16 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
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 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 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 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 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 MLC Centre 228 748 1977 Sydney 33°52′7.31″S 151°12′33.39″E / 33.8686972°S 151.2092750°E / -33.8686972; 151.2092750 (MLC Centre) Mixed use
24 Prestons ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Large Tower 224 735 Sydney 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)
25 Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude 222 728 2005 Sydney 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
26 Circle on Cavill, Tower North 220 722 2007 Gold Coast 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
27 Aurora Place 219 718 2001 Sydney 33°51′53.46″S 151°12′42.88″E / 33.8648500°S 151.2119111°E / -33.8648500; 151.2119111 (Aurora Place) Office
27= Dalby ABC Mediumwave Transmitter 219 719 Dalby 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)
28 Telstra Corporate Centre 218 715 2001 Melbourne 37°48′33.82″S 144°58′10.65″E / 37.8093944°S 144.9696250°E / -37.8093944; 144.9696250 (Telstra Corporate Centre) Office
29 Sydney Channel 7/10 TV Tower 216 709 Sydney 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
30 Delahey ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Large Tower 215 705 Melbourne 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)
31 Dalwallinu ABC Mediumwave Transmitter, Tower North 213 699 Dalwallinu 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)
32 Chimney of Tarong North Power Station 210 689 2001 Nanango 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
32= Chimney of Stanwell Power Station 210 689 1993 Rockhampton 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
32= Chimney of Callide B Power Station 210 689 1988 Rockhampton 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
33 Aurora Tower 207 679 2006 Melbourne 27°27′54.94″N 153°1′49.45″E / 27.4652611°N 153.0304028°E / 27.4652611; 153.0304028 (Aurora Tower) Residential
33= Saint George ABC Mediumwave Transmitter 207 679 Saint George 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)
34 Freshwater Place 205 673 2005 Melbourne 37°49′19.86″S 144°57′46.52″E / 37.8221833°S 144.9629222°E / -37.8221833; 144.9629222 (Freshwater Place) Residential
34= Chimney of Pasminco Smelter 205 673 Port Pirie 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
35 Brisbane Channel 10 TV Tower 202 663 Brisbane 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
36 Horsham ABC Tower 201 659 Horsham 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)
37 Chimney of Northern Power Station 200 656 Port Augusta 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
37= Wagin ABC Mediumwave Transmitter 200 656 Wagin 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)
37= Chimneys of Eraring Power Station 200 656 1983 Lake Macquarie 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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