Tag: Queensland

Miles volte-face on ‘the Gabba’ demolition

The Gabba revamp cancelled

The Queensland (Australia) Premier Steven Miles has backflipped on his commitment to accept all of the recommendations from a report into venues for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games after it called for ‘The Gabba’ in Woolloongabba to be knocked down and a new stadium constructed. ‘9 NEWS’... » Read more

Revisit Gabba rebuild: Australia Olympic body

Australian Olympics join doubts about Gabba plans

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed a review by the Queensland Government into the rebuilding of Brisbane’s Gabba cricket ground as the centerpiece of the 2032 Olympics. ‘THE STRAITS TIMES’ stated that the rebuilding of the stadium to host the ceremonies and athletics at... » Read more

RNA Showgrounds sub for Gabba revamp

Clubs are moving to RNA Showgrounds

The RNA Showgrounds’ Main Arena has been identified as the best possible temporary venue to host sports and events during the rebuild of The Gabba stadium in Queensland, Australia. The Queensland Government said that following an extensive review, the RNA Showgrounds Main Arena will be upgraded... » Read more

Commonwealth Games – Nobody’s baby?

The end of the Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast (Queensland) has withdrawn its bid to host the next Commonwealth Games, ending any hope the event could still be held in Australia. ‘BBC NEWS’ stated that the coastal City hosted the 2018 Games, and the Mayor of the Gold Coast, Tom Tate, had – unilaterally – insisted... » Read more

Funding split to build Brisbane 2032 venues

Australia agrees funding for 2032 games

The Federal and the Queensland State Government have agreed on an almost 50-50 funding split to build or remodel venues for the 2032 Brisbane Olympics (Australia). ‘AP’ stated that the Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese visited the Queensland State capital on February 17th to make the... » Read more

Queensland venues’ sip sustainably initiative

Queensland stadiums trial reusable cups

Trials are underway at Brisbane, Townsville and Gold Coast stadiums in Queensland (Australia) that are testing alternatives to single-use drinking cups. ‘Al Circle’ quoted Stirling Hinchliffe, Sports Minister, as stating, “At this past weekend’s Brisbane Heat (Australian men’s... » Read more

ASM Global boss of Suncorp Stadium yet again!

ASM Global re-appointed AS Manager at Suncorp Stadium

The Queensland Government (Australia) through Stadiums Queensland has reappointed entertainment experiences company ASM Global as Manager of Brisbane’s iconic Suncorp Stadium for a five-year period from January 1st, 2023. ‘ASM Global’ stated that ASM Global Asia Pacific, with venues across... » Read more

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