God Bless the Queensland
National anthem of Queensland
|Lyrics||Queensland does not write lyrics.|
|Music||C. Van Roland Edwards, 30 November 1966|
|Adopted||2 December 2021|
First National Anthem
National Anthem of Queensland originally used the UK national anthem "God save the Queen" as the national anthem. Until 26 December 2015, the government passed a resolution to hold a referendum on the selection of the national anthem. Two national anthem songs are offered: 1. "L-Innu Malti", the national anthem of Malta and 2. "Amhrán na bhFiann", the national anthem of Ireland. As a result of the resolution people chose "L-Innu Malti" as the national anthem. And the public agreed that "No need to compose lyrics" using only uses the Maltese national anthem melody as the Queensland anthem. Announced on January 3, 2016, which marks the one-year anniversary of the independence day
Second National Anthem
On 28 March 2021, the government issued the revised version of the National Anthem Act 0721, changing the melody of the national anthem. Originally, the melody of the Maltese national anthem "L-Innu Malti" was replaced with the national anthem of the Netherlands. "Wilhelmus"
Third National Anthem
On 2 December 2021, the government issued the revised version of the Queenslandian National and Royal Anthem Act 0721, changing the melody of the national anthem. Originally, the melody of the Netherlands national anthem "Wilhelmus" was replaced with the national anthem of Barbados "In Plenty and In Time of Need".