Gold Coast 2018

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.

Australia must start preparing now to top Gold Coast 2018 medal table says Coffa

By Tom Degun

sam-coffaNovember 18 - Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) President Sam Coffa has warned that the country must start preparing immediately if they are to top the medal table at their home Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in 2018.

Australian Commonwealth Games Association appoints first communications manager

By Tom Degun

John LindsayNovember 2 - The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) has appointed John Lindsay to the newly established role of communications and public relations manager.

Former Gold Coast Mayor fears Brisbane will hijack 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

ron-clarkeOctober 11 - Former Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke, who played a key role in helping the city secure the 2018 Commonwealth Games, claims he is concerned that the event will be mostly staged in nearby Brisbane, the capital of Queensland.

Gold Coast 2018 forms three sub committees to deliver Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

Nigel Chamier_25-09-12September 25 - Gold Coast 2018 chairman Nigel Chamier has announced the formation of three subcommittees to advise the Organising Committee on the planning and delivery of the Commonwealth Games in the Australian city.

Australian Olympic gold medallist hits out at state of athletics track on Gold Coast

By Duncan Mackay

Sally Pearson_on_training_train_in_Griffith_UniversitySeptember 2 - Australia's Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson has called on Gold Coast City Council to repair the track she trains on because they have neglected it for so long even though the city is hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Gold Coast looks to establish healthy Commonwealth Games "pregacy"

By David Gold

Gold Coast_2018_28-08-12August 27 - Legacy has been the watchword of the summer for the London 2012 organisers, but Australia's Gold Coast is looking to deliver what it calls a "pregacy" – bringing the benefits of hosting the Commonwealth Games to the city years in advance.
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