Queensland ice hockey was established in 1960 with the opening of the Mowbray Park Ice Rink in Kangaroo Point near Mowbray Park which is now East Brisbane. Mowbray Park Ice Rink lasted until 1967.
Hockey in Queensland continued with the opening of the Four Seasons Ice Palace at Toombul in 1971 and operated until 1985.
Iceworld Acacia Ridge opened in 1979 followed by Iceworld Boondall 10 years later in 1989.
Ice Hockey Queensland currently sanctions two national league teams (Brisbane Goannas in the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League and Brisbane Blitz in the Australian Junior Ice Hockey League) and four clubs (Southern Stars, Brisbane Buccaneers, Gold Coast Grizzlys and Northern Lightning).