Thursday, 24 June 2021
Questions without Notice
Queensland Olympic and Paralympic Games
Of course, the Olympics and Paralympics are an exciting major sporting event displaying the world's best athletes. They also bring major social and economic benefits. An assessment by KPMG commissioned by the Queensland government shows that the 2032 games will deliver a total benefit of $8.1 billion for Queensland and $17.61 billion for Australia. The report found the 2032 games will create 91,600 full-time-equivalent job years for Queensland and 122,900 job years nationally. The report notes significant quantifiable social benefits derived from the 2032 games, including health community benefits.