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.
Countdown until GC2018
As part of GC2018, three free exciting road races have been announced for the southern Gold Coast:
- Athletics (Race Walk) – Sunday 8 April 2018
- Cycling (Time Trial) – Tuesday 10 April 2018
- Cycling (Road Race) – Saturday 14 April 2018
More information is available at gc2018.com/roadcourse
The $4 million Broadbeach Beach Bowls Club upgrade was officially unveiled on 9 June.
A new super sound stage, the biggest of its kind in Australia, has been completed in time for the filming of Thor 3. The super stage, located at Village Roadshow Studios will be fitted out at Games-time to host the GC2018 Squash competition. Boxing and Table Tennis competitions will also be hosted at Village Roadshow Studios.
The Coolangatta beachfront will host the venue for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018) Beach Volleyball competition.
Kurrawa Terrace, our new fully serviced beachfront event space is now complete.
Borobi the surfing koala has been announced as the GC2018 mascot. Learn more about Borobi gc2018.com.
Ticket pricing information is now available at gc2018.com.
GC2018 to host the largest-ever para-sport program in Commonwealth Games history, comprising up to 300 para-athletes and 38 medal events across seven sports.
About the Commonwealth Games
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 already well over half way along our journey to hosting the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™.
GC2018 Sporting venues
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.
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