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2 Welcome Presentation Name 04/04/13 Towards 2018 Presented by Ian Whitehead May 2013

3 Towards 2018 Vision To stage a great Games in a great city leaving great memories and great benefits for all. Mission To conduct an athlete focussed Games with excellent competition in a fun and friendly environment with long lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and the Commonwealth.

4 Towards 2018 Objectives To attract the best athletes to compete in a technically excellent, world class, fun and friendly Commonwealth Games. To launch the Commonwealth Games into a new decade with an inspiring, memorable and landmark event. To help our partners make the most of the opportunities presented by the Commonwealth Games.

5 Towards 2018 Objectives To engage and harness the enthusiasm of our communities. To contribute to economic growth by working with our partners to promote Queensland tourism, trade and investment. To present the Games in a creative way that will encourage comprehensive and positive exposure and support.

6 Towards 2018 Achievements 2012 Legislation Minister Chairman and Board CEO and Executive Management Commonwealth Games Village site Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Government support Offices Board sub-committees

7 Towards 2018 2013 – 2014 Continue planning phase Finalise sports program Venues Transport Marketing Workforce planning – 56 functional areas Sponsorship/Sales launch Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

8 Games-wide organisational structure and high level planning Foundation (to Dec 2012) Strategic plans for all Functional Areas (FA) Strategic Planning (2013 to end 2014) Validate earlier planning assumptions Conduct model venue exercise Operational Planning (2015 to mid 2016) Shift from planning to building mode and commence implementation Mobilise (mid 2016 to mid 2017) Final test of Main Operations Centre Teams progressively move out to Games venues Readiness (mid 2017 to Games) Venue hand back and legacy works Reconciliation, audit and dissolution Legacy (post Games to 2019)

9 Scope and Scale A simple overview of the size and scale of the Commonwealth Games based on previous Games data: 6,500 athletes and team officials 17 Sports – fully inclusive programme 15 Para sport events 17 Competition venues 30 Training venues 250 medals Over 1,000 technical officials

10 Scope and Scale >500 TV cameras >1,000 hours of live broadcast coverage >1.5 billion global TV audience >100,000 media stories >3,000 journalists/photographers >50 sponsors and official providers >4 million public transport trips (in addition to normal passenger numbers) >86 million website page views

11 Scope and Scale GOLDOC currently employs 22 staff. By 2018 GOLDOC will employ around 1000 staff More than 30,000 contractors will work in venues and operations during Games time 15,000 volunteers

12 Functional Areas Accommodation Accreditation Arts Festivals Brand Protection Broadcasting Catering Ceremonies City Operations Cleaning & Waste Mgmt Command and Control Community Relations Competition Management Doping Control Education Environment Executive Office Finance Financial Management Financial Planning Games Family Services Games Overlay General Marketing Government Relations Image and Look Knowledge Management Legal

13 Functional Areas Licensing and Merchandising Logistics Medical Office Management Press Operations Procurement Project Management Public Relations Queens Baton Relay Rate Card Recruitment Risk Management Security Site Management Special Events Spectator Services Sponsorship Sport Sport Entries Sport Operations Sport Publications Sport Services Technology Technology Communication Services Ticketing Transport Uniforms Value in Kind Venue Communications Venue Development Venue Management Venue Operations Villages Volunteers Workforce

14 Impact Estimated economic benefit $2billion There will be in excess of $500m spent on sport and transport infrastructure – GC2018 will fast track many initiatives The tourism, construction and events industries are diverse and labour intensive. To meet the demand there will be employment and skill development, work experience and learning opportunities Estimated 30,000 full time equivalent jobs

15 Benefits International exposure Community facilities Economic injection Business know-how Moment in time

16 Sports Program The current sports program consists of the 17 sports nominated in the Candidature City File CORE SPORTS (10) AthleticsAquatics (Swimming/Diving)BadmintonBoxingHockey Lawn BowlsNetballRugby SevensSquashWeightlifting OPTIONAL SPORTS (7) BasketballCyclingGymnasticsShootingTable TennisTriathlonWrestling PARA-SPORTS (4) AthleticsAquatics (Swimming)Lawn BowlsPowerlifting

17 Infrastructure Review Competition Venues – Development Update Competition venues currently remain as those nominated in the Candidature City File SportCompetition VenueSportCompetition Venue AthleticsCarrara StadiumNetballGold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre AquaticsGold Coast Aquatic CentreRugby SevensRobina Stadium BadmintonCarrara Sport and Leisure CentreShootingBelmont Shooting Complex BasketballCairns Convention Centre (Preliminaries) Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre (Preliminaries) Gold Coast Sports Arena (Finals) SquashRunaway Bay Sports Centre BoxingOxenford StudiosTable TennisOxenford Studios CyclingMerv Craig Sporting Complex (Road Race / Time Trial), Queensland State Velodrome (Track), Hinze Dam (Mountain Bike) TriathlonSouthport Broadwater Parklands (South) GymnasticsGold Coast Sports ArenaWeightliftingRunaway Bay Sports Centre HockeyGold Coast Hockey CentreWrestingCoomera Sport and Leisure Centre Lawn BowlsBroadbeach Bowls Club

18 Gold Coast Aquatic Centre State Government and Gold Coast City Council joint agreement to accelerate aquatic centre redevelopment Completed in time for Pan Pacific Swimming Championships - August 2014 Project management administered by Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning 16 month construction timeframe. Commencing February 2013 Employment: 350 full time equivalent







25 Carrara Master Plan Gold Coast City Council in process of developing a master plan for the Carrara Precinct, identified as a major elite and community sport and recreation hub. Master plan will identify: Carrara Sport and Leisure Centre Gold Coast Sports Arena Track and Field Warm up and facilities Permanent community infrastructure Parking Amenities and ancillary infrastructure Flood mitigation design and infrastructure Final master plan report due March 2013


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