The Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games has transitioned to the Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games.

We are continuing to update this website working with other Queensland Government departments.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

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 offcials from 70 nations and territories came to Queensland for GC2018.

The Games were delivered 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; an 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.
  • Will inspire healthy and active lifestyle initiatives through the Embracing 2018 Legacy program.


  • Embracing 2018

    GC2018 will provide lasting benefits across the state. Find out about Queensland's legacy program

  • GC2018

    The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ - the place, the event, the sport.

  • Venues

    GC2018 will be hosted across 18 world-class competition venues located on the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville.

  • Commonwealth Games Village

    The CGV and the redevelopment of Parklands, Southport will be one of the largest urban renewal projects ever undertaken on the Gold Coast.

  • Opportunities for business and industry

    How your business can get involved in the Commonwealth Games and tools and tips to help you tender for opportunities.

  • Education

    GC2018 provides an opportunity for rich, real world and diverse learning experiences for Queensland students.

  • Arts and Culture program

    Capturing the authentic spirit of the Gold Coast and reflecting Queensland’s lifestyle, culture and creativity.

  • GC2018 partners

    GC2018 partners are working together to plan, organise and deliver a great Games in 2018

  • Stay connected

    Keep up-to-date with the latest news, announcements and information for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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