Q150 was the sesquicentenary (150th anniversary) of the Separation of
New South Wales
New South Wales in 1859. Separation established the
Colony of Queensland
Colony of Queensland which became the
State of Queensland
State of Queensland in 1901 as
part of the Federation of Australia.
Q150 was celebrated in 2009.
Q150 time capsule, Old Government House
The Queensland government and other Queensland organisations
celebrated the occasion with many events and publications, including:
announcement of the 150 icons of Queensland by the Queensland Premier
Anna Bligh 
placement of a time capsule in the grounds of Old Government House
the creation of monuments at significant survey points in Queensland's
history by the
Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute
Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute to honour the
many early explorer/surveyors who mapped the state
State Library of Queensland
State Library of Queensland collected stories from notable
Queenslanders, as part of the Storylines -
Q150 digital stories
Q150 Mural at
Coominya Railway Station by Deb Edwards
Many local communities celebrated
Q150 in various ways. In Coominya,
the local heritage society commissioned a series of murals depicting
early life at the town.
^ "Queensland turns 150 in 2009". Q150. Queensland Government.
Archived from the original on 15 December 2009. Retrieved 14 July
^ Bligh, Anna (10 June 2009). "Premier unveils Queensland's 150
icons". Media Statements. Queensland Government. Retrieved 14 July
Q150 icons list". Brisbane Times. 10 June 2009. Retrieved 14 July
^ Robertson, Stephen (24 June 2009). "
Q150 honours Queensland's
earliest explorers". Media statements. Queensland Government.
Retrieved 14 July 2014.
^ "About SSSI
Q150 Project". Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute
Q150. Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute. Archived from the
original on 5 June 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
^ Maeseele, Melanie (29 September 2009). "History on display in new
mural". Queensland Times. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Q150.
"Q150". Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 26 April
2010. — Official website
Storylines - Q1