From 4 April 2018, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will showcase 11 days of world class sporting competition.
The XXI Commonwealth Games will be the first large-scale multi-sport spectacle to be hosted in Australia for over a decade and the first in a regional city.
GC2018 is our once-in-a-generation opportunity to embrace the excitement, enthusiasm and community interest in the Commonwealth Games. But the Commonwealth Games is about more than a world-class sporting competition. Through the Games, the Commonwealth Games Federation aims to:
“…..attract and build on public, private, and social partnerships that widely benefit Commonwealth athletes, sports and communities.”
- The Commonwealth Games Federation
GC2018 Partners [Australian Government, Queensland Government, City of Gold Coast and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC)] are working together to ensure the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia are set to experience an economic and social uplift through activities such as:
The City has produced the Embracing our GC2018 Benefits book to clearly articulate the benefits to the city from hosting GC2018.