The North Queensland Green and Gold Club has been established to recognise athletes from the North Queensland region who have gone on to represent Australia in their chosen sport.

See who is included in the Green & Gold Club from your region!

Names from our list are still be added to the new database.  If you notice someone missing who fits the Green & Gold Club criteria, let us know!

Green & Gold Club Criteria
The following criteria was amended at the North Queensland Sports Foundation Board Meeting held on 23 March 2013.


Definition of Sport
‘Sport’ is defined as: ‘A human activity capable of achieving a result requiring physical exertion and/or physical skill which, by its nature and organisation, is competitive and is generally accepted as being a sport’. (As per the Australian Sports Commission).

Athletes can only qualify by having competed, as an individual (or as part of a team) and meeting the following criteria:

(a) Birthplace in North Queensland as defined by the Foundation master plan or spent a significant part of their life in North Queensland.  The North Queensland region is defined as the Queesland area north and west of Sarina which includes all the member shires of the North Queensland Sports Foundation.

(b) Represented Australia, in one of the sports listed below, at open level at either an Olympics, Paralympics, Commonwealth Games or a sanctioned World Titles or Championships at the discretion of the Board of the North Queensland Sports Foundation.


Athletes who have performed outstanding feats who do not fit the above categories and who are recommend by the Operations Committee and approved by the Board of the Foundation. These athletes may not necessarily be from one of the sports listed.

Air Sports, Aquatics, Archery (Target & Field), Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiard Sports, Bobsleigh, Boxing, Canoe/Kayak, Cricket, Curling, Cycling, DanceSport, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Lawn Bowls, Life Saving, Luge, Modern Pentathlon, Motorcycle Racing, Netball, Polo, Rowing, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Sailing, Shooting, Skating, Skiing, Softball, Squash, Surfing, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Tenpin Bowling Triathlon, Volleyball, Water Skiing, Weightlifting, Wrestling.

To nominate an athlete to be included in the North Queensland Green and Gold Club, please download and complete the Nomination Form and forward to


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Contact Details

Phone: 07 4724 2500

Townsville Sports House
Office 4
Redpath Street
North Ward Q 4810

PO Box 347
Belgian Gardens Q 4810