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    Brisbane 2032 Taskforce

    The Brisbane 2032 Taskforce is responsible for leading Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Brisbane 2032) whole-of-government portfolio planning and integration activities.

    Key achievements for 2021–2022

    • Finalised Queensland’s successful candidature, including work associated with the final presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 21 July 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, resulting in hosting rights for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games being awarded to Brisbane, providing the State of Queensland with an extraordinary opportunity to supercharge economic growth, job creation and social benefits for Queensland and Australia.
    • Sponsored and supported delivery of Olympics Live in 11 locations across Queensland where more than 75,500 attendees were able to share in the spirit of the Games by witnessing the IOC’s historic decision on 21 July 2021 and celebrate the Australian team competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games via live broadcasts and sporting activations.
    • In close consultation with Games delivery partners, developed and supported the passage of the Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games Arrangements Act 2021 which created the organisation responsible for delivering Brisbane 2032—the Brisbane 2032 Organising Committee—and its Board.
    • Conducted an international search for five independent directors for the Board of the Brisbane 2032 Organising Committee, resulting in the appointment of world-renowned business leader Andrew Liveris AO as President of the Board and the appointment of directors with the breadth and depth of experience required to deliver a remarkable Olympic and Paralympic Games.
    • Coordinated and provided a director induction and secretariat support for the inaugural meeting of the Board of the Brisbane 2032 Organising Committee on 27 April 2022.
    • Supported the establishment and operation of the Brisbane 2032 Organising Committee through a Service Level Agreement and the temporary provision of staff on interchange arrangements.
    • Hosted senior executives and representatives from the International Olympic Committee on a site tour of Brisbane 2032 venues across the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Brisbane in May 2022, with the delegation impressed by the natural beauty of Queensland and how far plans had progressed since award.
    • Launched a public expression of interest, which resulted in more than 400 applications and the appointment of 12 Queenslanders to help shape the legacy of Brisbane 2032 through participation on the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Legacy Committee.

    Our performance

    Service standards for this service area will be presented in the 2023–2024 Service Delivery Statements.

    Future directions for 2022–2023

    • Continue to establish Brisbane 2032 portfolio governance arrangements, including program and budget management and integration activities.
    • Oversee the state’s commitments under the Olympic Host Contract (including associated legal and financial guarantees) and the International Olympic Committee Future Host Questionnaire Response.
    • Oversee the performance of the Brisbane 2032 infrastructure and legacy programs.
    • Oversee the development of the Brisbane 2032 Legacy Strategy and Plan in close consultation with Games delivery partners and the broader community to ensure the state can capitalise on its unique 10-year lead-in time.
    • Host and participate in events, forums and meetings that provide opportunities for stakeholders and members of the public to learn more about the Games and what it means for Queenslanders.
    • Develop a benefits realisation framework so the positive and measurable impacts of change from hosting Brisbane 2032 can be effectively measured and used to inform decision making and direct programs of work.
    • Lead strategic stakeholder engagement and work with Games delivery partners to develop an engagement framework.
    • Support the finalisation of an intergovernmental agreement for signing by the Commonwealth and Queensland governments which details the approach to governance and funding of non-transport infrastructure associated with Brisbane 2032.

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    Last updated:
    22 December, 2022
    Last reviewed:
    21 December, 2022