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Gabba redevelopment likely to be scrapped after new evidence to Brisbane Olympics venues review

Gabba redevelopment likely to be scrapped after new evidence to Brisbane Olympics venues review
February 8, 2024
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Nigel Benton

Co-founder/Publisher, Australasian Leisure Management

Nigel Benton is the co-founder and Publisher of Australasian Leisure Management, Australia and New Zealand’s only magazine for professionals in all areas of the leisure industry. Having established the magazine in 1997, shortly after his relocation to Australia, he has managed its readership rising to over 11,500 and its acceptance as the industry journal for professionals in aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues.

In 2020, he launched the new Asian Leisure Business website.

Among a range of published works and features, his comments on a Blog (blogspot) from 2007 to 2011, when this website went live in its current form, may be interesting to reflect back on.

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17th September 2023 - Senate inquiry calls for ‘urgent review’ of Queensland Government’s $2.7 billion Gabba redevelopment

23rd August 2023 - AOC’s Matt Carroll tells Federal Senate hearing that redevelopment of the Gabba for Brisbane Olympics is ‘not required’

1st August 2023 - Development for Brisbane 2032 athletics warm-up facility will not require demolition of homes

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9th May 2023 - Federal budget set to deliver further $500 million for Brisbane Olympics but no funds for Victoria’s Commonwealth Games

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17th February 2023 - Queensland and Federal Governments agree $7 billion funding for 2032 Brisbane Games venues

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13th December 2022 - Cindy Cook named Chief Executive of Brisbane 2032 Olympics and Paralympics Organising Committee

14th November 2022 - International Olympic Committee executives arrive in Australia to agree broadcast rights for Brisbane Olympics

28th October 2022 - Development plans accelerated for future home of Brisbane Olympics Athlete Village

9th August 2022 - Rising 2032 Olympics costs could see Gabba redevelopment exceed $1 billion

21st July 2022 - Brisbane Games Committee names 12 Queenslanders to oversee Olympics legacy


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