Day: April 4, 2018

QUT Radio News – Commonwealth Games Special – Wednesday 4 April 2018

Welcome to the second day of our special reports on the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Today we look at media restrictions on reporting sporting events and what the road closures mean for local businesses, along with all the rest

Brisbane Airport embraces the GC Games

With more than 6,600 athletes from 71 nations coming to South-East Queensland, and tens of thousands of tourists, it’s no wonder airports around the south-east are chokkas. Ashlee Press reports.

Queen’s baton arrives on Gold Coast shores

Seventy countries. Three hundred and eighty eight Days. Two hundred and thirty thousand kilometres. From the gates of Buckingham Palace, to the Gold Coast’s golden beaches. The Queen’s baton is now on the final legs of its global tour. Dominic

Drivers heading to the Commonwealth Games urged to allow more time

If you’re planning to drive to the Commonwealth Games double the time you think it will take. That’s because a lot more vehicles are expected to be using Gold Coast roads. Jorja McDonnell reports.

Brisbane puts on a wet but right royal reception

More Commonwealth VIPs have arrived ahead of the Games. Prince Charles and Camilla have begun their tour of Australia. Jorja McDonnell reports.