Spectacular venue on time and on budget for 2018 Commonwealth Games

8 Jul 2014 2:37 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The first competition venue for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the new $41 million Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, has been delivered ahead of schedule and on budget.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey today inspected the redeveloped aquatic centre, built under a joint partnership between the Queensland Government and...

Commonwealth Games Village wins DA approval

4 Jul 2014 2:35 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Friday, July 04, 2014

The Gold Coast is a step closer to 1,500 new construction jobs following the approval of Grocon’s development application for the Commonwealth Games Village.

Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the development approval was a major milestone for the project and great news for Gold Coast workers and their...

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...

Local business encouraged to seize Commonwealth Games opportunities

17 Jun 2014 1:21 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Queensland businesses will have the first opportunity to supply services and equipment for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018), providing another boost for jobs and the economy.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey released the Forward Procurement Plan at the first information session held on the...

Brisbane firm to design new Queensland State Velodrome

13 Jun 2014 9:52 AMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Friday, June 13, 2014

Brisbane-based firm Cox Rayner Architects will design the new $55 million Queensland State Velodrome project, a facility integral to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the success of the firm in designing the facility would keep dollars in the local economy and...

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