The Gold Coast has taken its place among the great Australian Cities after winning the 2018 Commonwealth Games Bid in St Kitts & Nevis. The Games could generate up to $2 billion in economic benefit with up to 30,000 full time-equivalent jobs created between 2015 and 2020. Over $500 million will now be invested on sport and transport infrastructure as a direct result of the successful bid.
More than just a sporting event, the Games will provide a life changing experience for individuals and the city. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will deliver lasting infrastructure, lasting economic benefits, lasting social benefits and lasting environmental benefit.