We are proud to host the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). More than 6600 athletes and officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories will take part in 11 days of competition from 4 to 15 April 2018.
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The Get Set for the Games team are ready to ensure all Gold Coast residents, businesses and visitors are able to embrace this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. To make an event of this size a success, temporary changes will be implemented around the city. To find out more and stay up to date with the latest information as it is released, visit Get Set for the Games.
Take the plunge into Festival 2018 Gold Coast – 12 action-packed days of free culture celebrating the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, featuring over 160 events spanning the length of the coast, from Coomera to Coolangatta. Visit our Festival 2018 Gold Coast page.
GC2018 will unite our community, create jobs and kick-start infrastructure projects that will deliver a world-class event and leave a lasting legacy for the communities of the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast is ready to host the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and welcome more than 670,000 visitors.
The majority of competition for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ will be held on the Gold Coast in a mix of new or upgraded, existing and temporary venues.
Hosting the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ is a once-in-a-generation opportunity. It is an opportunity to secure positive and lasting benefits. These benefits can be realised before, during and after the event, so planning and implementation of a range of initiatives is already underway.
Transport is critical to the success of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018). Delivering a successful transport operation for GC2018 is a significant task and requires careful planning and investment.
The majority of the GC2018 expenditure budget (approximately $2 billion) will relate to procurement activities, offering a wide range of business opportunities for local suppliers.