A city constantly evolving

What was once considered a coastal village has transformed into a thriving global centre. It is a city that embraces new industries, boasts a ‘have-a-go’ attitude and constantly goes above and beyond its potential. It is the Gold Coast and it is your host city for the 2018 Commonwealth Games – the largest event to hit the shores of Australia this decade. The event will boost the Gold Coast onto the world stage, providing the city with a global audience to promote its evolution as a worldly city.

$13 billion

The approximate value of major projects planned, underway or recently completed.

Why Gold Coast

The same can-do spirit that won the 2018 Commonwealth Games bid is helping the Gold Coast transform into an economic and entrepreneurial powerhouse – a city dedicated to business growth, job creation and diversification.

Top reasons people study on the Coast

Top reasons people study on the Coast Discover » Research & Education

From its world-class educational standards and stellar university facilities to its bold lifestyle and rich multicultural offering, there are endless reasons why international students venture to the Gold Coast...

Health and Knowledge Precinct to transform the city

Health and Knowledge Precinct to transform the city Discover » Business & Invest

New research reveals just how much of an impact the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) will have on the city...

The place where innovation and discovery is the name of the game

The place where innovation and discovery is the name of the game Discover » Business & Invest

Whether making medical discoveries, conducting ground-breaking research in the education realm or innovating new methods, ideas and products in commercial ...

Malaria vaccine closer to reality

Malaria vaccine closer to reality Discover » Research & Education

Gold Coast scientists have developed a world-first vaccine for malaria which has proven successful in a pilot human trial...

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The Gold Coast is a place of opportunity that, over the next decade, will transform into a globally-recognised city while retaining its enviable lifestyle and stunning natural environment. As host city for the Commonwealth Games in 2018, the Gold Coast is embracing transformative civic projects like never before. Major infrastructure projects are planned or underway that will change the face of the city in a way that is distinctly our own.

Sport infrastructure

Sport infrastructure

Sporting teams from across the globe come to the Gold Coast to train and compete at its world-class high-performance training facilities...

Tourism infrastructure

Tourism infrastructure

The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s premier tourist destinations and one of fastest growing cities in Australia, offering a vibrant mix of shopping, accommodation, theme parks, restaurants, entertainment and an abundance of natural attractions...

Health and Knowledge Precinct

Health and Knowledge Precinct

The Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct is a vibrant community where people live, learn and work. While the precinct is already home to world-class research and allied medical facilities...

Cultural Precinct

Cultural Precinct

The Gold Coast Cultural Precinct will bring the community together to engage with arts and culture, supporting the City of Gold Coast’s broader cultural economy and creative industries, and providing new employment and business opportunities.

Gold Coast CBD

Gold Coast CBD

The Gold Coast is working to revitalise the CBD as a dynamic and vibrant urban centre with more than $5 billion worth of public or private investment underway or recently completed.  This investment is positioning the Gold Coast as a globally competitive business...

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