Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has said the Australian state will abandon plans to bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympics if the opportunity for long-term benefits is not proven.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates said a new 80,000-seater stadium would not be needed for Queensland's potential bid for the 2032 Summer Olympic Games and Paralympics.
The Queensland Government has donated AUD$320,000 (£179,000/$215,000/€197,000) towards Australia's preparations for next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
The University of Queensland (UQ) have opened a new sporting facility worth AUD$4.2 million (£2.3m/$2.8m/€2.5m), co-funded with the Queensland Government.
"Lorri" the lorikeet has been unveiled as the mascot of the International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) Global Games 2019 in Brisbane with just two months to go until the Opening Ceremony.