Local flavour as Gold Coast becomes host city

18 Dec 2013 3:27 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The Gold Coast will once again be on the international stage with the appointment of the creative team to oversee Queensland’s component of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Flag Handover Ceremony.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey today announced world-renowned event production company, David Atkins...

Games Village moves a step closer

14 Dec 2013 3:23 PMJann StuckeyThe Commonwealth Games

Saturday, December 14, 2013

The Newman Government has taken the next step towards delivery of the Commonwealth Games Village on the Gold Coast with the announcement of Grocon as the preferred developer.

Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Jeff Seeney said the government would now undertake further negotiations with Grocon, with the intent to...

Commonwealth Games Federation ‘impressed’ with Gold Coast 2018 progress

29 Nov 2013 1:30 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Friday, November 29, 2013

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission has confirmed that the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018) are on time and on budget following this week’s visit by the CGF Coordination Commission.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey welcomed confirmation this morning from CGF...

Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay embarks on Queensland journey

5 Nov 2013 12:26 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Friday, November 01, 2013

The Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton arrived in Queensland today for a brief tour before continuing on its 288 day tour of the Commonwealth.

Premier Campbell Newman joined Minister for the Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey to welcome the baton to Queensland’s shores at Surfers Paradise.

“The baton arrived in true Gold Coast style by surf boat and was welcomed by a...

Commonwealth Games milestone

2 Oct 2013 11:04 AMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 

A major Commonwealth Games milestone was marked today with Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) taking possession of the Gold Coast Parklands.

The move paves the way for redevelopment of the Parklands as the athletes’ village for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Acting Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said...

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