This is a list of the tallest buildings in Oceania[1] which measures all buildings to the highest architectural detail. This list does not include the Sky Tower in Auckland, which is taller than the buildings listed but is considered a freestanding structure instead.

The tallest building is the Q1, Gold Coast at 322.5m

Tallest buildings

This list ranks buildings in Oceania that stand at least 150 m (492 ft) tall, based on CTBUH height measurement standards. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings.

  Was the tallest building in Oceania upon completion
Rank Name Image City Country or Territory Height
m (ft)
Floors Year Notes Ref
1 Q1
Life savers on the Gold Coast (cropped).jpg
Gold Coast  Australia 323 m (1058 ft) 78 2005 Tallest building in Australia.
2 Australia 108
Australia 108, in 2020.png
Melbourne  Australia 316.7 m (1039 ft) 100 2020 Tallest building in Oceania by roof height. Topped-out in November 2019. [2]
3 Eureka Tower
Eureka Tower, August 2010.png
Melbourne  Australia 297 m (974.4 ft) 91 2006
4 Crown Sydney
Crown Sydney Barangaroo (cropped).jpg
Sydney  Australia 271.3 m (889.1 ft) 75 2020 Topped out in March 2020. Completed in December 2020. Tallest building in Sydney
5 Aurora Melbourne Central
Aurora Melbourne Central Topped Out in July 2019.png
Melbourne  Australia 270.5 m (889.1 ft) 92 2019
6 Brisbane Skytower
Brisbane CBD and Brisbane Tower in winter misty morning seen from Kangaroo Point, Queensland 02.jpg
Brisbane  Australia 270 m (886 ft) 90 2019 Tallest building in Brisbane.
7 120 Collins Street
120CollinsSt.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 265 m (869.4 ft) 52 1991 Tallest office building in Oceania.
8 101 Collins Street
101 Collins Street December 2009.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 260 m (853 ft) 50 1991
9 1 William Street
1 William Street, Brisbane in March 2017, at sunset.jpg
Brisbane  Australia 260 m (853 ft) 46 2016 Tallest office building in Brisbane. Nicknamed 'The Tower of Power'.
10 Prima Pearl
Prima Pearl January 2015 5.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 254 m (833.3 ft) 72 2014
11 Rialto Towers
Rialto Towers in May 2017, edit.png
Melbourne  Australia 251 m (823.4 ft) 63 1986
12 Infinity Tower
Infinity Tower, seen from William Jolly Bridge, Brisbane 02.jpg
Brisbane  Australia 249 m (816.9 ft) 81 2013
13 Central Park
Central Park, November 2017.jpg
Perth  Australia 249 m (816.9 ft) 51 1992 Tallest building in Western Australia.
14= Chifley Tower
Chifley Tower 2017.jpg
Sydney  Australia 244 m (800.5 ft) 53 1992
14= City Square
BHP tower gnangarra-10.jpg
Perth  Australia 244 m (800.5 ft) 46 2011 Also known as BHP City Square
15= Soul
Surfers Paradise, Queensland 14.jpg
Gold Coast  Australia 243 m (797.2 ft) 77 2012
15= Soleil
Soleil, Brisbane, May 2013, 1.jpg
Brisbane  Australia 243 m (797.2 ft) 74 2011
15= Citigroup Centre
Citigroup Centre Sydney.JPG
Sydney  Australia 243 m (797.2 ft) 50 2000
19 Victoria One
Victoria One, under construction in May 2017 2.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 241 m (790.6ft) 75 2018 [3]
20 Deutsche Bank Place
Deutsche Bank Place skyscraper.jpg
Sydney  Australia 239 m (784.1 ft) 39 2005 160 m to roof
21 Swanston Central
Swanston Central UC, March 2019, crop.png
Melbourne  Australia 236.7 m (776.6 ft) 71 2019 [4]
22 World Tower
World Tower brom beneath.jpg
Sydney  Australia 230 m (754.5 ft) 73 2004
23 Vision Apartments
Vision Apartments, June 2016.png
Melbourne  Australia 229 m (751.2 ft) 70 2016 [5]
24 25 Martin Place
Mlc center syd.jpg
Sydney  Australia 228 m (748 ft) 60 1977
25 Governor Phillip Tower
Govenor Phillip Tower.jpg
Sydney  Australia 227 m (744.7 ft) 54 1993
26 Bourke Place
Bourke Place 2008.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 224 m (734.9 ft) 49 1991
27 Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude
Sydney World Square.jpg
Sydney  Australia 222 m (728.3 ft) 45 2004
28 Circle on Cavill - North Tower
Circle on Caville Towers.jpg
Gold Coast  Australia 220 m (721.7 ft) 70 2007
29 Aurora Place
Aurora Place 3.jpg
Sydney  Australia 219 m (718.5 ft) 41 2001
30 Telstra Corporate Centre
Telstra HQ in Melbourne cbd.png
Melbourne  Australia 218 m (715.2 ft) 47 1992
31 International Tower 1
Barangaroo Tower 1.jpg
Sydney  Australia 217 m (711.9 ft) 49 2016 Also known as International Tower C3
32 108 St Georges Terrace
108 St Georges Terrace, November 2017 (cropped).jpg
Perth  Australia 214 m (702.1 ft) 50 1988
33 The Tower at Melbourne Central
Melbourne Central.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 211 m (692.2 ft) 54 1991
34 Aurora Tower
2006-04-12-Aurora.jpg
Brisbane  Australia 207 m (679.1 ft) 69 2006
35 Freshwater Place
Freshwater Place 2008.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 205 m (672.5 ft) 63 2005
36 Riparian Plaza
2006-04-12-Riparian.jpg
Brisbane  Australia 200 m (656.1 ft) 53 2005
37= One One One Eagle Street
One One One Eagle Street 03.JPG
Brisbane  Australia 195 m (639.7ft) 50 2011
37= ANZ Bank Centre
ANZ Bank Centre.jpg
Sydney  Australia 195 m (639.7 ft) 46 2013
39 Hilton Surfers Hotel
Surfers Paradise Hilton.jpg
Gold Coast  Australia 194 m (636.4 ft) 57 2011
40= Abode318
Abode318 29 August 2014.jpg
Melbourne  Australia 188 m (616.7 ft) 57 2014
40= AMP Centre
AMP Building and AMP Centre. Sydney.jpg
Sydney  Australia 188 m (616.7 ft) 45 1976
42 Suncorp Place
Suncorp Place.jpg
Sydney  Australia 186 m (610.2 ft) 48 1982
43 Sofitel Hotel - Collins Place
35CollinStreet1.JPG
Melbourne  Australia 185 m (606.9 ft) 50 1981
44 PWC Tower at Commercial Bay (skyscraper)
PWC Tower, Auckland.jpg
Auckland  New Zealand 180.1 m (591 ft) 41 2020 Tallest building in New Zealand. [6]
45 The Pacifica
The Pacifica, Auckland (cropped).jpg
Auckland  New Zealand 178 m

(584 ft)

57 2020 Tallest Residential building in New Zealand.

Tallest building by Highest occupiable floor and floor count in New Zealand

[7]
45 Vero Centre
Vero Centre And Other Skyscrapers II.jpg
Auckland  New Zealand 170 m (558 ft) 38 2000 Tallest building in New Zealand from 2000 to 2020. [8]
46 QV1 Tower
QV1.jpg
Perth  Australia 162.6 m (533 ft) 38 1991 [9]
47 The Ascott Metropolis
AucklandMetropolisBuilding.jpg
Auckland  New Zealand 155 m (509 ft) 39 1999 Tallest building in New Zealand from 1999-2000 [10]
48 ANZ Centre Auckland  New Zealand 151 m

(495 ft)

35 1991 Tallest building in New Zealand from 1991-1999 [11]
49 Sentinel (building) Auckland  New Zealand 150 m

(492 ft)

30 2007 [12]

Tallest buildings approved or under construction

This list includes buildings that are under construction in Oceania that are planned to rise at least 200m. Not all buildings are listed.

Name City Country or Territory Height
ft (m)
Floors Year Notes Ref
Southbank by Beulah Tower 1 Melbourne  Australia 366.1 m (1,201 ft) 102 - Approved [13][14][15]
30 Albert Street Brisbane  Australia 270.4 m (887 ft) 91 - Approved [16]
505 George Street Sydney  Australia 270.4 m (887 ft) 80 - Proposed in 2014. If approved, construction would start in 2021 and be completed by 2024. [17][18]
West Side Place Tower 1 Melbourne  Australia 268.7 m (881.6 ft) 81 2022 Construction started in 2017. [19]
No. 1 Brisbane Brisbane  Australia 262 m (860. ft) 82 - Approved [20]
One Sydney Harbour Tower 1 Sydney  Australia 247 m (810.3ft) 70 Unknown Construction started in 2019. [21]
Greenland Centre Sydney Sydney  Australia 237 m (778. ft) 67 2020 Construction started in 2017. [22]
West Side Place Tower 4 Melbourne  Australia 240 m (787 ft) 72 2022 Approved [23]
West Side Place Tower 3 Melbourne  Australia 235 m (771 ft) 70 2022 Approved [24]
8 Parramatta Square Parramatta  Australia 230 m (755 ft) 55 2021 Construction started in 2019. [25]
West Side Place Tower 2 Melbourne  Australia 211 m (692 ft) 65 2022 Construction started in 2017. [26]
NDG Auckland Centre Auckland  New Zealand 209 m (686ft) 52 2023-2024 Approved. As of October 2019, construction has not yet started. When built, it would be the tallest skyscraper in New Zealand. [27][28][29]
Seascape Auckland  New Zealand 187 m

(614ft)

53 2022 Construction has started and is set to be complete some point in 2022. [30]
65 Federal Street Auckland  New Zealand 180 m

(591 ft)

46 2022-2024 Approved and should be completed by 2024 [31]
51 Albert Street Auckland  New Zealand 160 m

(525 ft)

41 2022 Currently under Construction and is set to be completed in 2022 [32]

See also

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