Commonwealth Games Information

The Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast from 4th to 15th April 2018.

A number of events will be held around the Palm Beach, Currumbin, Elanora area and The Pines Elanora is right in the action.

This page is to keep our local customers informed of activities, events and closures that may be occurring leading up to, and over, the games period.

Detailed information relating to the Commonwealth Games preparations and activities is available on the ‘Get Set for the Games’ website.


As the Commonwealth Games approaches in just 3 months the Get Set for the Games team has published detailed information about the games and the changes that will be happening in our area.

These links will take you to detailed information about our local areas.

Coolangatta

https://www.getsetforthegames.com/coolangatta

Currumbin

https://www.getsetforthegames.com/currumbin

There are links to contact the Get Set team

https://www.getsetforthegames.com/contact-us

If you are interested in the broader area this link will take you to sections about each venue.

There are also details of industry specific workshops taking place in the next few weeks too, including for the freight, carers travel and tourism industries.

Click here to view upcoming industry specific workshops.


Project Unite

Project Unite is a proactive community safety campaign designed to deter, detect and disrupt criminal and terrorist activity prior to, during and after the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Click here to read more.


Venue Supplier Information

This link is to all the information regarding venue access if you are a supplier or you have suppliers.

Click here to view supplier information.


Trade 2018  

The Trade 2018 team now invite you to express your interest in the Trade 2018 Games Time Trade and Investment Program. Express your interest

 

From 3-16 April 2018, the Trade 2018 Games Time Trade and Investment Program will feature exciting events to showcase Queensland's opportunities and strengthen business ties across the Commonwealth. The pinnacle venue for the Program will be Commonwealth House, located at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast. View the Trade 2018 Games Time Trade and Investment Program

 

GAMES TIME OPPORTUNITY

Trade 2018 is your opportunity to:

  • meet with global business and government leaders
  • forge new international partnerships and strengthen your global network
  • learn about business, trade and investment opportunities
  • hear from international renowned keynote speakers and thought leaders
  • gain access to high level delegations, government networks and media
  • participate in targeted business matching and site visit programs.

The Program has been designed to highlight opportunities across seven key priority sectors.

View the Trade 2018 priority sectors

 

Trade 2018 is led by the Queensland Government in partnership with City of Gold Coast and supported by the Australian Government.

For all enquiries, please contact trade2018@dtesb.qld.gov.au


Test Event – Cycling Road Race Currumbin, Sunday 29 October 2017

The Cycling Australia Masters Road National Championships will be held on Sunday 29 October 2017. With start and finish at Currumbin Alley, the 18.7km closed-road circuit will wind through Elanora and Currumbin Valley. Find Out More


Roadworks Scheduled for Currumbin and Elanora, September and October 2017

In preparation for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games road works are planned for September and October in some local roads in Currumbin, Currumbin Waters and Elanora. View More Details


Currumbin Community Sessions & Event Information

Community sessions have already been held in Currumbin, check here for information as more sessions may be scheduled.

For information on temporary changes, download the venue and precinct maps:

Local businesses can register today to receive updates about specific changes in the Currumbin area.


Public Event Notice

Changed Traffic Conditions Sunday 29 October 2017 (PDF)


Cycling Australia Masters Road National Championships

The Cycling Australia Masters Road  National Championships will be held on Sunday 29 October 2017.

The closed-road circuit is an 18.7km loop from the Currumbin Beachfront to Elanora and out through Currumbin Valley. This event is being used as a test event for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, when the same route will be used.

For more information download the below documents:

Upcoming Events

To be advised.

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