The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will be hosted across 18 world-class competition venues located on the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville. In preparation the Queensland Government will deliver three new world-class competition venues and undertake major upgrades to a further eight venues that will provide important sport and community facilities for Queensland.
The government also committed a funding contribution of $100 million towards the sporting component of the proposed North Queensland Stadium.
In 2013 the Queensland Premier announced the government's intention for two Integrated Resort Developments (IRD) in regional Queensland with two casino licences on offer. Such developments can support major events and reinvigorate key locations across the state for entertainment and recreation to both locals and visitors alike.
Queensland's premier infrastructure events showcasing a range of major public sector and private industry projects that are under study, committed and in construction.
Community hubs and partnerships provide opportunities for all levels of government, private and community sectors to collaborate and plan the integration of community services and facilities delivery.