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Queensland Premier announces herself as Minister for the 2032 Olympics - 7Oct21 - Brisbane Times


Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will be the minister for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.


New ministerial roles were announced on Thursday at Government House, as the state government said there was “no time to waste” in preparing for the Games.


Deputy Premier Steven Miles will be the Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics Infrastructure.


Treasurer Cameron Dick will be Minister for Trade and Investment, while Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe will be the Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement.


“Hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the biggest single transformational project in Queensland’s history,” Ms Palaszczuk said.

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Coventry to chair IOC Coordination Commission for Brisbane 2032 - 7Oct21 - Inside The Games


Kirsty Coventry has been appointed to chair the International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission for Brisbane 2032.


The Zimbabwean swimmer is a seven-time Olympic medallist and became a full IOC member at the organisation's Session in Tokyo in July, coinciding with her term as chair of the IOC Athletes' Commission coming to an end.



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Key positions so far: 


International Olympic Committee

  • Chair of Brisbane 2032 Coordination Commission:  Kirsty Coventry 


Brisbane Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games

  • Chair: ?


Brisbane 2032 Olympic Infrastructure Coordination Authority

  • Chair: ?


Queensland Government

  • Minister for the Olympics:  Premier Anastacia Paluszczuk
  • Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics Infrastructure:  Deputy Premier Steven Miles
  • Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement:  Treasurer Cameron Dick


Australian Government:

  • Special Envoy for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games: Ted O’Brien MP


Brisbane City Council

  • Lord Mayor Adam Shrinner


Gold Coast City Council

  • Mayor Tom Tate


Sunshine Coast Council

  • Mayor Mark Jamieson
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BOCOG - Brisbane Organising Committee for the Olympic/Paralympic Games:


Unmasked: The Committee who will steer Brisbane 2032 - 8Oct21 - The Courier Mail


  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk are each set to select four people while another five will be selected by the Minister, including one person who must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
  • Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner will sit on the board and name one representative to join him.
  • Former Olympian Bronte Barratt is confirmed for the Brisbane 2032 organising committee and will be joined by sporting powerbrokers from around Australia and the world.
  • Sporting powerbrokers from Australia and around the world will be among 22 directors tasked with planning and delivering Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Games.
  • The International Olympic Committee will nominate a representative while the President and CEO of the Australian Olympic Committee will also be appointed.
  • The president of the organising committee will be recommended by the state government.
  • However, the president must be nominated only after consultation with Brisbane City Council, the AOC, Paralympics Australia and received written consent” from the Commonwealth Government.
  • The board will then be responsible for selecting a chief executive officer.

  • Up to five vice presidents could also be appointed.

  • A vice president must be one of the eight nominations made by the Prime Minister or Premier, the AOC or Paralympics Australia presidents or Lord Mayor.

  • The state government is expected to introduce legislation establishing the Brisbane Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) as early as next week.

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Brisbane 2032: Queensland Premier plays down Olympics spat with Morrison government - 10Oct21 - The West Australian

“On Sunday, Ms Palaszczuk was clearly frustrated with the federal member (Ted O’Brien MP) as the Premier delivered a slap down.”

“I will work very cooperatively with the federal government,” she said, insisting the council, state and commonwealth was “working so well together”.

“It’s a bit odd for a backbencher to be commenting on something that has been dealt with at the ministerial level.”

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