Labor withholds secret Commonwealth Games contract deal

13 Jan 2016 3:56 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Queensland taxpayers are being left in the dark as Labor still refuses to release any details behind its decision to award a foreign company the contract to manage Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies over home-grown businesses.

Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg today called on Commonwealth Games Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to end the secrecy behind the contract...

Queensland the Golden State for Commonwealth Games

25 Jun 2014 10:02 AMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Queensland’s Commonwealth Games athletes have been told to go for Gold at Glasgow at a farewell at the Queensland Academy of Sport today.

The State Government has provided Queensland’s team of more than 90 athletes with a bonus grant of $2,700 each towards their final preparations for the Glasgow games.

Minister for Sport Steve Dickson said the Newman Government...

Four years until Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

4 Apr 2014 10:47 AMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Friday, April 04, 2014

Friday 4 April 2014 marks four years until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™, with planning well underway to deliver the best Commonwealth Games ever, on-time and on-budget.

Premier Campbell Newman said the Queensland Government and Commonwealth Games partners had been working diligently to deliver the biggest sports event ever held on the Gold Coast and...

First glimpses of Games Village revealed

24 Mar 2014 4:42 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Monday, March 24, 2014

Queenslanders have been given their first look at one of the key infrastructure projects for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to be built at the Parklands site near Southport.

Premier Campbell Newman said the Commonwealth Games Village development project at Parklands was one of the largest urban renewal projects ever undertaken on the Gold Coast.

“I am...

Your say, your legacy

19 Apr 2013 12:04 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, The Commonwealth Games

Friday, April 19, 2013

In less than five years the Gold Coast will become the first regional Australian city to host the Commonwealth Games, and all Queenslanders are invited to have their say on the Games legacy.

Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey, in partnership with the City of Gold Coast, today launched an online survey to gather community feedback.

“There is no doubt the Games...

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