2018 Inside Scoop

Go behind the scenes of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

2018 Inside Scoop

City of Gold Coast Libraries presents 2018 Inside Scoop - seven exclusive events taking you behind the scenes of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, bringing you the inside scoop from the people in the know.

It's a unique chance to get the lowdown on our city’s preparations to host its biggest ever international event – and Australia’s biggest since the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

2018 Inside Scoop will bring you a wealth of behind the scenes insight into the operations of GC2018 straight from the key people organising the Games and academics looking at the impacts on our city. From the athletes’ preparations, to what they can expect at the Games Village, to building the venues and managing the world’s media, find out how the Games will run, and its long-term benefits for our city.

Join us for the final instalment of 2018 Inside Scoop.

The Gold Coast after the Games

The Gold Coast after the Games

Presented by Dr Alana Thomson
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith University
Professor Ned Pankhurst
Head of Gold Coast campus, Griffith University

Will the Gold Coast ever be the same again after GC2018? Dr Alana Thomson will examine the potential impacts of the Games on our city when the athletes, spectators and media have returned home asking how the legacy of the Games is likely to influence civic pride and social cohesion for years to come. Professor Ned Pankhurst will focus on the future of the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct once the door is closed on the Commonwealth Games Village.

Get the inside scoop on the legacy of GC2018 at Robina Library on Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Bookings are essential. Book online now to secure a free place at this event.

The 2018 Inside Scoop series is supported by Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation and Griffith University.

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