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

136 Completed • 33 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

16 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (41%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (83%)

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

15 December 2021

Megacities vs. Urban Sprawl; Densifying vs. Social Distancing

Decentralization and the “15-minute city” are ideas that are currently being put forward to tackle urban challenges, but how will these issues be tackled in...

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Global News

21 January 2022

Legal Quagmire Over Fate of Sydney Building

A legal battle is underway over the fate of the crumbling heritage-listed MLC Building at North Sydney. Investa Property Group lodged plans to demolish the...

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