Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
The international spotlight was on the Gold Coast as the city hosted one of the largest multi-sport events in the world the Commonwealth Games, which has transformed the city’s sport infrastructure and catapulted the Gold Coast onto the global stage.
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Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre was the first venue to be delivered for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The $41 million redevelopment provides the Gold Coast with a world-class swimming and diving facility.
Carrara Sports Precinct
Revitalisation of the Carrara Sports Precinct includes construction of the New Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre as well as upgrades to Carrara Stadium and Carrara Indoor Stadium. This venue will provide new and upgraded facilities for a range of elite and community sporting groups on the Gold Coast. The vision for the precinct is to create a vibrant and engaging venue space that will attract community and sporting events long after the GC2018.
Coomera Indoor Sports Centre
The new Coomera Indoor Sports Centre hosted the GC2018 gymnastics competition and netball finals, and has been designed to world-class competition standards with potential for elite training and competition use. Key features of the venue design include a gymnastics arena and eight mixed-use sports courts.
Additional facility upgrades
Nerang Mountain Bike Trails
Nerang Mountain Bike Trails project includes new mountain bike trails in the Nerang National Park and refurbishment works to the Gold Coast Cycle Centre, where the GC2018 mountain bike competition was held.
Gold Coast Hockey Centre
The Gold Coast Hockey Centre successfully hosted the GC2018 hockey competitions in April. The upgrade included improvements to existing facilities and the creation of two new synthetic pitches and a turf pitch.
Sports Super Centre
The Sports Super Centre at Runaway Bay hosted the GC2018 hockey training on its newly constructed a hockey pitch.
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Colossal infrastructure for GC2018 has created a legacy for future generations.
Over the next decade the Gold Coast is expected to attract an increasing number of major sporting events and conferences at new or redeveloped facilities.