From 4-15 April 2018, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) offered 11 unforgettable days of world class sporting competition. More than 6600 athletes and team officials from 71 nations and territories came to Queensland for GC2018.
The Games were delivered on time and on budget by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC), together with the Queensland Government, City of Gold Coast (CGC) and other Games Delivery Partners.
Through the Office of the Commonwealth Games, the department:
- Delivered the capital program for the development and construction of GC2018 venues; the Reconciliation Action Plan; the Embracing 2018 Legacy program; Trade 2018, the trade and investment program; Festival 2018, the arts and culture program; a portfolio assurance and reporting framework; and integration and oversight of GC2018 activities including implementation of the State Protocol Plan.
- Connected Queensland businesses with opportunities to provide goods and services to GC2018 through Business Queensland.
- Inspired healthy and active lifestyle initiatives through the Embracing 2018 Legacy program.