Public Art in Australia

This is an ever evolving list of public art in Australia, including Australian statues, sculptures, monuments, memorials and plaques. Each piece of Australian public art includes interesting facts, controversies and trivia. Please note that not all the Australian statues and sculptures found on this website are listed on this page, as the list is becoming far too long. If you click on the orange links below you can view the relative collections or alternatively you can use the navigation side bar or the search button to find more public art.

New South Wales


Public Art In NSW, AustraliaSydney Public Art - Featured public art includes : Amicus Certus, Athena statue, Ben Chifley sculpture, Bird Totem sculpture, Blarney Castle Stone,  Bonds of Friendship sculpture, Commando Memorial, Il Porcellino Statue, Governor Macquarie Statue, Captain Arthur Phillip Fountain, Matthew Flinders Statue,Trim the Cat statue, Sir Richard Burke Statue, Shakespeare Memorial, King Edward VII Statue, Prince Albert Statue, Queen Victoria Monument, Thomas Sutcliffe Mort Statue, Archibald Fountain , Queen Victoria Statue , Islay Statue ,Macquarie's Obelisk, Tank Stream Fountain, John Dunmore Lang statue , Lands Department statues, Sydney Cenotaph, Royal Australian Regiment Memorial, Sydney GPO sculptures, Sudan Contingent plaques, To Sail To Stop sculpture, Walking in Time sculpture .

Public Art in the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney : Featuring ; Four Seasons Statues, Mare and Foal Sculpture, Boy Extracting Thorn Statue, Earth Mother Sculpture, The Boxers Statues, Slit Drum, Palm Sculpture , Choragic Monument, A Folly For Mrs Macquarie ,

Public Art At The Rocks : Featuring ; The Biggles Statue, The Beacon, Arthur Phillip Bust, Captain William Bligh Statue, Colonel George Blarney Plaque 

Public Art of Hyde Park : Featuring ; Archibald Fountain, William Bede Dalley Statue, Captain Cook Statue, Frederick Joseph Walker Fountain, Thornton Obelisk, Labours and Beauty of Pioneering Mankind sculpture, ANZAC Memorial and the Oddfellows Memorial

Public Art in Sydney Suburbs

Featuring: Public Art in Botany Bay,  Public art in North Ryde, Public Art in Sydney Harbour National Park,

Public Art In NSW Country Towns

Featuring : Public Art In Bowral, Public art in Robertson,



Public Art In Brisbane, AustraliaPubic Art in Brisbane : Featuring; RAAF Memorial Brisbane, The Passenger Sculpture, Queen Victoria Statue Brisbane, Echoes From the North Sculpture, Steam Sculpture, Chat sculpture, Historic Abuse Network Memorial,Thomas Joseph Ryan statue, Overseer Sculpture,Robert Burns statue,Cathedral Bell of St Stephen,Koala House sculpture, Gifts Fountain, Axeman Sculpture, Christ Accepting the Cross,Thomas Joseph Byrnes statue, Centenary Place Sundial,

Public Art at ANZAC Square : Featuring ; South African War Memorial, South West Pacific Campaign Memorial, Queensland Womens War Memorial,

Public Art In Queensland Country Towns

Public Art in Augathella - Featuring; Augathella Meat Ant sculpture, Public Art in Hervey Bay - Featuring; Nala the Whale sculpture, Public Art in Maryborough - Featuring ; Mary Poppins statue, Public Art In Townsville - Featuring; Bush Honey sculpture, Canoe People sculpture, Sentinel Soldier sculpture, Seven Sisters sculpture, Public Art In Woombye - Featuring ; The Big Pineapple,



Public Art In Launceston - featuring : A B Biggs Observatory memorial, Bolt sculpture, Dino Chair sculpture,  Dr William Hugh statue, Earth Drill sculpture, King Edward VII statue, Great Wall of China blocks, People's Park Fountain, Queen Victoria Memorial Fountain, Progress sculpture, Rain Forest sculpture, Ronald Campbell Gunn statue, South African War Memorial, Stop talking Rubbish Bin sculpture, Tasmanian Tiger sculpture, Val d'Osne Fountain, Wedge-tailed Eagle sculpture, 36 Pounder Gun,

Public Art in Tasmanian Country Towns

Cressy Public Art - Cressy maybe a small town in Tassie, but it has made the most of its Public Art by focusing on its best asset, trout. Yes, Cressy is the trout capital of Australia and they aren't going to let you forget it. From brightly painted light posts to giant trout sculptures, Cressy will have you hooked. Click here to view the Public Art in Cressy collection.

Public Art in Deloraine, Public Art in Evandale, Public Art in Longford, Public Art at Penguin, Public Art at Western Junction,



Public Art in Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne Public Art -  Featured public art includes, John Cain Jr statue, Henry Bolte statue, Rupert Hamer statue, Albert Dunstan statue, Distant Conversations, Gordon of Khartoum Memorial, George Higinbotham statue, Adam Lindsay Gordon Memorial, Sir Redmond Barry Statue, St George & the Dragon Sculpture, Francis Ormond statue, La Trobe Statue, Jeanne d'Arc Statue, Larry La Trobe statue, Pigeons of Melbourne, Stanford Fountain, John Wesley statue, John Batman statue, John Pascoe Fawkner statue, Robert Burns Memorial, Sir William John Clarke Monument, Captain Cook Statue, Dianna & the Hounds, Captain Matthew Flinders statue, Red Centre sculpture, Three Businessmen who brought their own lunch: Batman, Swanston and Hoddle, Warin the Wombat sculpture, Family of Man sculpture, Rhythm of Life Sculpture, Forward Surge sculpture and the 8 Hour Movement Monument.

Public Art In Birrarung Marr - Featuring: Angel sculpture, Birrarung Wilam,

Public Art St Patrick's Cathedral - Featuring: Archbishop Daniel Mannix statue, Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac bust, Daniel O'Connell statue, Father George Preca memorial, St Catherine of Siena statue, St Francis of Assisi statue,

Public Art in Melbourne Suburbs

Featuring: Public Art in Carlton, Public Art Southbank, Public Art in South Yarra - including Kings Domain and Queen Victoria Gardens, Public Art in St Kilda,

Western Australia


Public Art in Perth, Western AustraliaPerth Public Art -  Featured public art includes, Unidentified Photographer sculpture, Alexander Forrest Statue, Kangaroos in the City sculptures, Harmony of Minerals Obelisk, Gumnut Babies Sculpture, JJ Talbot Hobbs Memorial, Co-existence Sculptures, Jewish Holocaust Memorial, Captain James Stirling Statue, Footsteps in Time Sculptures, Yagan statue, Migrants Memorial , Eliza statue , Percy Button Sculpture, Totem sculpture.

Kings Park Public Art - Featured public art include the Edith Dircksey Cowan Memorial, Lord Forrest Memorial, South African Memorial, Bali Memorial, Pioneer Women's Memorial Fountain, Firefighters Memorial,


East Perth Public Art -Featured public art includes, Peter Pan Statue, Red Surveyor Sculpture, Standing Figure Sculpture, Marker seats, Impossible Triangle Sculpture, Sea Queen Sculpture, Shoreline Marker Posts,and the The Spiral Sculpture.

Fremantle Public Art - Featured public art includes ; C.Y.O'Connor statue, Pietro Porcelli statue, Hughie Edwards statue, Mark of the Century statue, Horse and Rider Monument, John Curtin statue, Maitland Brown Memorial, Vasco de Gama Memorial, Bon Scott statue,

Midland Public Art- Featured public art include, Memorial to Fallen Soldiers, Gabby the Traveller sculpture, Harry, Marko and Tom sculptures, Workers Wall, Three Friends sculpture, Kate and Sam sculpture, Shovels sculpture, Animals sculpture, The Arbour sculpture, A Junction in Time sculpture, Tree Forms sculpture, Trickle, Flow and Fall sculpture, Smoko sculpture and Two Friends sculptures.

Public Art In Applecross, Public Art in Bentley, Public Art in Burswood, Public Art in Claremont, Public Art in Cottesloe, Public art in Dianella, Public Art in Highgate, Public Art in Hillarys, Public Art in Inglewood, Public Art inLeederville, Public Art in Midland, Public Art in Mt Lawley, Public Art in Mundaring, Public Art in Northbridge, Public Art in North Beach, Public Art in North Perth, Public Art in Sorrento, Public Art in Subiaco, Public Art in Swanbourne, Public Art in Victoria Park,

Public Art In Western Australia's Country Towns and Cities 

For public art in cities towns of Western Australia you will find plenty to view on Public Art of Western Australia ;Public Art in Albany, Public Art in Augusta, Public Art in Australind, Public Art in Bridgetown, Public Art in Brunswick Junction, Public Art in Bunbury, Public Art in BusseltonPublic Art in Carnarvon,   Public Art inGeraldton , Public Art in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Public art in KojonupPublic Art in Lake CliftonPublic Art in Mundaring, Public Art in Manjimup Public Art in Margaret River, Public Art in Merredin, Public Art in Moora, Public Art in Myalup, Public Art in Nannup, Public Art in Yallingup,




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