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  1. Annastacia Palaszczuk @AnnastaciaMP
  2. Premier’s pitch to IOC: ‘No firmer friend than a Queenslander’ “Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk put the people of Queensland front and centre of the 2032 Olympic bid in a three-day “virtual showcase” with the International Olympic Commission.” “The IOC’s Future Host Commission made a three-day “virtual inspection” of the region and heard submissions from the Australian, Queensland and Brisbane government leaders.” “Footage of proposed competition venues, Olympic villages, the International Broadcast Centre, the Main Press Centre and the ceremony stadium as well as the surrounding a
  3. Brisbane Olympics bid: IOC says 2032 bid has ‘strong momentum’ “The International Olympic Committee has responded to a hard sell on the state’s natural wonders and our COVID Care Army in a “virtual visit” of the Brisbane Games facilities, as the 2032 bid ramps up.” “Brisbane Olympics backers have pitched Queensland’s sporting facilities, the COVID Care Army and the state’s natural wonders to the IOC in a three-day series of under-the-radar virtual meetings they hope will help win over Games decision makers and take another step towards securing the biggest event in the world.”
  4. 13 May, 2021 from the International Olympic Commitee: FUTURE HOST COMMISSION CONTINUES TARGETED DIALOGUE WITH BRISBANE 2032 AND THE AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE THE FUTURE HOST COMMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) IS CONTINUING ITS DETAILED DISCUSSIONS WITH THE BRISBANE 2032 COMMITTEE AND THE AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (AOC) ABOUT THEIR POTENTIAL TO HOST THE GAMES OF THE XXXV OLYMPIAD IN THE YEAR 2032. BRISBANE 2032 HAS PROVIDED AN ‘INITIAL SUBMISSION’ IN RESPONSE TO THE IOC’S FUTURE HOST QUESTIONNAIRE, TO DESCRIBE ITS VISION, CONCEPT AND LEGACY PLANS FOR THE OLYMP
  5. ‘Future-proofed’: three-year budget boost for high-performance Australian sport “This budget helps future-proof Australian high performance sport as it also enables us to start laying the foundations for a potential home Games in Brisbane in 2032,” said Australian Sports Commission chair, Josephine Sukkar AM.” “It is a huge show of support for our current Australian athletes, but also a wonderful commitment to developing our champions of the future.” Wed 12 May 2021 Credit: The Guardian - click to read more
  6. Budget Boost for Sunshine Coast Road and Rail 10/05/2021 The Sunshine Coast will receive more than $170 million in the 2021/22 Federal Budget for much-needed transport projects, including the Mooloolah River Interchange and the Beerburrum to Nambour rail duplication. Credit: Ted Obrien MP - click to read more
  7. “For Brisbane and Queensland, the bell for the last lap has rung” John Coates, AOC President: “If the IOC is happy with the plans, and all the indications so far are overwhelmingly positive after the federal and state governments provided the IOC with assurances they were backing the bid, then the full IOC membership could be asked to vote on whether to award the Games to the Sunshine State as soon as July.” “The reality is this: For Brisbane and Queensland, the bell for the last lap has rung,” Coates said.” “We have final hurdles to clear before the tape is breasted.”
  8. ‘The Florida Star’s’ recent reporting of the Gabba stadium announcement and with interesting launch photos: Gabba Cricket Ground To Be Center Of Brisbane Olympic Bid Artist’s impressions of the redeveloped Gabba are seen at The Gabba in Brisbane, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Darren England/AAP Image) BRISBANE, Australia — The government of Queensland, the north-eastern Australian state, will spend more than AUD 1 billion ($0.78 billion) for redeveloping the Gabba into the centerpiece of the 2032 Olympics if Brisbane wins the hosting rights. April 2
  9. German Olympic Bid Embraces Flexibility (ATR) State and local governments want to move ahead with a Rhine-Ruhr bid even if Brisbane is awarded the 2032 Games. http://aroundtherings.com/articles/images/e4a42a88-6361-4702-9d56-97f5ac9f3380.jpg 11 May 2021 Credit: Around The Rings
  10. Sunshine Coast Stadium funding rocked but 'life-saving' interchange ready to roll after budget By PETER HALL Sunshine Coast News 12 MAY 2021 “Mr Wallace said he was “100 per cent behind the project’’, but the government had deemed it more important to put $160m – to be matched with equal State funding – towards the Mooloolah River Interchange replacement.” Credit: Sunshine Coast News - click here to read more
  11. Commonwealth earmarks $6b boost to Brisbane Olympics Brisbane will score a $6b cash pile for critical infrastructure if it wins the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Jessica Marszalek The Courier-Mail May 11, 2021 Credit: Geelong Advertiser
  12. Protesters demand 3600-unit wetlands project be sent back to drawing board “The Queensland government should call in the controversial Toondah Harbour proposal – to build 3600 units on internationally recognised wetlands at Cleveland – because it now varies considerably from the way it was first explained to the Redland community, critics say.” “The group said the project would provide 1000 construction jobs and accommodation for 4000 people when it was complete in 10 years. It said it would provide a more contemporary destination to a region that could host several events during the
  13. CAIRNS MAKES PLAY TO BE PART OF 2032 OLYMPICS PUSH Cairns leaders have made an offer which would bring one of the world’s most popular sports to Cairns if Queensland’s Olympic bid is successful. Our civic leaders are feeling Olympic and have made an offer to host at Barlow Park if Brisbane wins the Bid to host the 2032 Olympics. Credit: The Cairns Post
  14. Building price rises pose a dilemma for Brisbane “The challenge for Brisbane, likely to see a boost in demand for new facilities if it is confirmed as host of the 2032 Olympic Games, is that the city’s pool of contractors has shrunk as larger builders have moved resources south to tap the booming markets of Sydney and Melbourne, where the pipeline of projects was more predictable, Mr Mackey said.” By MICHAEL BLEBY MAY 10, 2021 Credit: Commercial Real Estate - Ausralian Financial Review - click to read more
  15. That’s true. Too many logos in the market too early at a particular moment in time might be of concern to the IOC, perhaps diluting the Olympic brand / Host City marketing efforts as it were.
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