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.

GC2018 partners

The Office of the Commonwealth Games (OCG)

OCG leads a coordinated approach to the Queensland Government's delivery of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018). OCG leads the Queensland Government state-wide program Embracing 2018 to maximise the legacy benefits from hosting the Commonwealth Games as well as the development of a state-wide arts and cultural program. The OCG also works with other Queensland Government agencies, the Federal government and local authorities including the City of Gold Coast to delivery capital infrastructure, transport and security arrangements for the Games.

Find out more about the Embracing 2018 program

The Department of State Development

DSD is responsible for the delivery of the Games venue and village infrastructure program (capital development of competition, training and key non-competition venues, including the Commonwealth Games Village) and the project and contract management of individual projects. The infrastructure program is overseen by the Commonwealth Games Infrastructure Authority (CGIA) and the Economic Development Board (EDB).

Find out more about the venue infrastructure program

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC)

GOLDOC was established in January 2012. GOLDOC sits within the portfolio of the Honourable Kate Jones, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games. Working with Government and Games partners, the functions of GOLDOC are to undertake and facilitate the organisation, conduct, promotion and commercial and financial management of the Commonwealth Games, including events and programs associated with the Commonwealth Games. The GOLDOC Board is responsible for the way GOLDOC performs its functions and exercises its powers in an appropriate, effective and efficient way. The Board derives its authority from the enabling legislation.

Find out more about the place, the event and the sport

The City of Gold Coast (CGC)

CGC has established a Commonwealth Games unit and will be responsible for the majority of activities involving city operations for the Gold Coast, festival and city legacy, and is the asset owner of many of the venues.

Find out more at City of Gold Coast

The Federal Government

The Federal Government, through the Department of Health – Sport, is providing financial and in-kind support to GC2018. Core services to the success of the GC2018 include immigration, customs, and health. In addition, the Federal Government is working with Queensland Government departments and the City of Gold Coast on coordinated security strategies.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF)

The CGF is the regulatory body that is responsible for the direction, policy and control of the Commonwealth Games. GOLDOC is obligated to meet the requirements of the CGF and ensure that all obligations are met for GC2018.

Commonwealth Games Australia

Commonwealth Games Australia is the national body responsible for Commonwealth Games operations, publicity and development in Australia, specifically providing and organising funding, clothing, travel, accommodation and accreditation of athletes and officials to GC2018.

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