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Embracing 2018

The City of Gold Coast is proud to be the host city for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

GC2018 benefits

Embracing 2018

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 (City) 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:

  • venue and infrastructure development
  • precinct improvements around key venues
  • improved skills and opportunities for business
  • international competition for our Australian athletes
  • increased tourism and event attraction
  • community celebrations.

The City has produced the Embracing our GC2018 Benefits book to clearly articulate the benefits to the city from hosting GC2018.

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