Should the 2032 Olympics be held in Brisbane/South East Queensland?
We have to be in it to win it
Melbourne & Sydney have held the games before Brisbane/SEQ should be next
Sport unites people, countries, Governments, business and cultures. It brings #diversity together.
Yes, it is expensive to NO Sayers. It should be seen as an investment.
Australia does sport well, the Commonwealth Games shows this. We have some of the best sporting administrators, coaches, talent & dedicated volunteers in the world.
Brisbane/SEQ needs to bid & this is why
1. Best Weather
2. Friendly people
4. No to white elephants - mega stadiums
5. Investment to improve infrastructure & fast track the roads, rail & air to support the additional 2M people expected in SEQ by 2043
6. Brisbane is 1 of the fastest growing cities in the world, Jones Lang Laselle.
7. Australia is safe
8. Facilities for communities for the future
9. Sustainability is key
10. Future Sporting world cup bids
11. Tourism $
12. Brisbane has the best Airport in Australia & in the top 10 in the world
13. Queens Wharf Entertainment precinct
14. Brisbane/SEQ knows how to do world events sporting, G20 & Expo 88
15. Jobs before, during & after
This was part of our debate @IML Speaking group
Bernard Salt AM #strategy