Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen’s Baton

South Brisbane, Brisbane Area

13 September – 28 October 2018 - 

Free Entry

Explore the fascinating story behind the iconic Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at State Library of Queensland.

Bright Bold Boundless takes you into the heart of Brisbane-based Designworks’ best-practice approach to designing the Queen’s Baton. Sift through early sketches, video diaries and interviews to unearth the inspiration behind the Baton’s unique design and technological capabilities.

Learn about the creative use of natural fibres, as well as plastics rescued from Gold Coast beaches that form part of this ‘smart’ Baton’s structure.

Study exclusive prototypes of the 2018 Baton and explore images of the relay journey across the Commonwealth, as well as rarely-seen Batons from past Commonwealth Games events in Australia.

Event Dates

This event occurs daily from:
13 September – 28 October 2018

Event Venues

State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place
South Brisbane
Queensland, Australia 4101

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi


  • Car park
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.
Stanley Place
South Brisbane,

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