Queensland Day takes place on June 06, 2017 and is officially celebrated as the birthday of the Australian state of Queensland. Annually on Queensland Day the inhabitants elect the “Queenslander of the Year” and the “Young Queenslander of the Year”. These persons receive an award among the festive events on the countries birthday. There also sportive events and joyful parties taking place on Queensland Day. Queensland is the second largest of Australia's six states and is located in the Northeast. Queensland is also known as the Sunshine State of Australia. Brisbane is Queensland's capital city.