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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.

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GC2018 transport

GC2018 transport

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 requiring careful planning and investment.

In 2014, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) and GC2018 partners (the Department of Transport and Main Roads and City of Gold Coast) released the draft Transport Strategic Plan for community consultation. The plan outlines the scale of the GC2018 transport task and how we intend to meet it.

Transport Operations Plan

We know getting the transport right will be key to the success of GC2018 and showcasing the Gold Coast. Developed by GOLDOC in collaboration with GC2018 partners, the GC2018 Transport Operations Plan details how transport will operate during Games time for the Gold Coast and other event cities.

The GC2018 partners will continue to work closely with residents and local businesses to help the Gold Coast host a great Commonwealth Games in 2018.

View the Transport Operations Plan at GC2018 Transport website.


Get set for the games

Travel Demand Management program

City of Gold Coast, together with our GC2018 partners, has been undertaking extensive business and community engagement related to Travel Demand Management ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

The Travel Demand Management program aims to influence travel behaviour to maximise the people moving capability of the city’s transport network, before, during and post-GC2018.

In the lead up to GC2018, key stakeholders and the broader community will be engaged to ensure:

  • residents, businesses and visitors are prepared to make informed travel decisions
  • spectators and workforce are informed on travel options to get to and from GC2018
  • more efficient use of the transport network and services to keep the Gold Coast moving in a period of increased demand during GC2018
  • progressive long-term increase in public and active transport use on the Gold Coast.

For more information or to register your business visit Get Set for the Games - Advice for business.

Travel in affected areas

Planning early is the best way to maximise your Games time experience. Whether you're a resident, business or visitor, preparation will be the key to a stress-free, enjoyable Games experience.

For information about temporary changes, including how to get to Games events, visit Get Set for the Games.

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