Gold Coast 2018

Queensland Parliament passes legislation to protect Gold Coast 2018 from ambush marketing

By Tom Degun

Gold-Coast-2018March 21 - New legislation has been passed by the Queensland Parliament to protect the identity of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games from marketing abuse, unauthorised use of branding and illegal product association with the event.

Gold Coast 2018 to unveil new logo with community celebration at Surfers Paradise

By Tom Degun

Surfers Paradise BeachMarch 18 - Gold Coast 2018 have revealed that they will unveil the new logo for their Commonwealth Games with a special community celebration at Surfers Paradise Beach on April 4.

Mayor claims Gold Coast 2018 are making him feel like a "mushroom" in logo row

By Tom Degun

tom-tate 2March 8 - Gold Coast 2018 claim that the city's Mayor Tom Tate is not being excluded from the brand development of the 2018 Commonwealth Games despite an angry outburst from the City Council leader.

Gold Coast 2018 chief quashes reports Commonwealth Games budget has increased

By Tom Degun

Gold Coast 2018 logoFebruary 19 - Gold Coast 2018 chief executive Mark Peters has dismissed reports that the budget for the Commonwealth Games has spiralled upwards since Australian city was awarded the event in November 2011.

Gold Coast 2018 turn down requests to add sports to Commonwealth Games programme

By Duncan Mackay

London 2012 beach volleyballFebruary 8 - Sports who wanted to be included on the programme for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast have had their hopes dashed after Australian officials revealed that there would be no additions.

Wood chopping "unlikely" to make Gold Coast 2018 programme says CGF

By Tom Degun

wood choppingFebruary 2 - Wood chopping is "unlikely" feature at Gold Coast 2018 despite campaigners looking to get it added to the sports programme, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) have said.

Gold Coast 2018 will deliver "best Commonwealth Games ever" promises Queensland Minister

By Duncan Mackay

Prince Tunku visits Gold Coast 2018 January 18 2013January 18 - The Gold Coast 2018 will host the best Commonwealth Games in history, the politician in charge of the preparations for the event pledged today. 

Gold Coast 2018 unveils vision for Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

Gold-Coast-2018December 17 - Gold Coast 2018 has unveiled its vision, mission and objectives for the Commonwealth Games that will now drive the organisational planning for the event.

Gold Coast 2018 will not move to Brisbane promise Australian officials

By Tom Degun

Jann Stuckey Nigel ChamierNovember 20 - Queensland's Minister for the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey (pictured right) and Gold Coast 2018 chairman Nigel Chamier (left) have issued reassurances that the competition will not be moved to Brisbane.

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