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The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) was established in January 2012. Working with Government and our Games Delivery Partners, GOLDOC’s role is to plan, organise and deliver a great Games in 2018.


To stage a great Games in a great city, leaving great memories and great benefits for all.


To conduct an athlete focused Games with excellent competition in a fun and friendly environment with long lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and the Commonwealth.


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 Games.

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.