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Legacy Program Overview

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many Queenslanders. Beyond the 11 days of unforgettable sporting competition, GC2018 holds the promise of a transformative legacy, creating active and inclusive communities, diverse and enduring economic growth, and greater reconciliation and social justice for all Australians.

The Queensland Government’s Embracing 2018 Legacy Program’s aspirations, transformative agendas and programs have been developed to create long-lasting benefits for our communities both before and after the Games.

Our aspirations for the Embracing 2018 legacy program are:

  • Enduring jobs and powering economic growth
  • Accelerating the Gold Coast to a world-class boutique city
  • Delivering 2018: The Inspiring Games
  • Building active, engaged and inclusive communities.

To find out more click on one of the themes below, download the overview (PDF, 880KB) or view the Ahead of the Games Digital Report.