The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the most significant major sporting event to take place in Australia this decade, providing Queensland with the opportunity to leverage substantial tourism value.
GC2018 will deliver important interstate and international visitation and overnight expenditure. It will also provide an enhanced global platform to showcase Queensland’s hero experiences, enhancing the awareness of Queensland as a leisure tourism and major events destination. It is estimated that GC2018 will create up to 30,000 full time equivalent jobs and inject around $2 billion into our economy.
TEQ is working to optimise the tourism value of GC2018 for Queensland across several outputs:
Here you will find the resources you need to learn more about the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games host and event cities and discover the top things to do whilst visiting the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns.