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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

On 11 November 2011, the Queensland Government was announced as the successful bidder by the Commonwealth Games Federation to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

The Department of Housing and Public Works is now responsible for the delivery of all sports venues required for the Games.

A total of 20 new, existing and temporary sports venues for the Games will be procured or upgraded.

Opportunities to tender on these projects will be advertised on the building and construction eTender site.

Procurement program

​Venue ​Work description ​Anticipated procurement dates
Gold Coast Aquatic Centre​ Redevelopment of the existing Gold Coast City Council
Southport Pool​
Design commencing June 2012​
Carrara Sport and Leisure Centre​ New venue replacing existing​ Design commencing mid 2014​
Carrara warm up track​ New facility​ Design commencing mid 2014​
Carrara precinct works​ Upgrade work to plaza and surrounds​ Design commencing mid 2015​
Metricon Stadium works​ Works required to reinstate normal operations post games​ Design commencing mid 2018​
Queensland State Velodrome
Sleeman Sports Centre​
New venue replacing existing​ Design commencing mid 2014​
Gold Coast Hockey Centre​ Upgrade/refurbishment​ Design commencing mid 2016​
Broadbeach Bowls Club​ Upgrade/refurbishment​ Design commencing mid 2014​
Belmont Shooting Centre​ Upgrade/refurbishment​ Design commencing mid 2015​
Runaway Bay Sports Centre​ Upgrade/refurbishment​ Design commencing mid 2014​
Hinze Dam Mountain bike track​ New track​ Design commencing mid 2015​
Coomera Sport and Leisure Centre​ New venue​ Design commencing mid 2014​

More information

For more information on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games sporting venues view the 2018 Gold Coast Corporation website


Last updated 13 September 2012


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