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    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    Opening of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    Friday, July 28, 2017

    Opening of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

    On behalf of the people of Queensland, I welcome confirmation The Prince of Wales will represent Her Majesty the Queen at the opening the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games next year.

    Prince Charles has been a regular visitor to Queensland, and we look forward to welcoming back for the Games. During his last visit to Queensland in 2012, Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall visited Longreach.

    I also welcome confirmation the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward, will also attend the Games as Vice Patron of the Commonwealth Games Federation.

    The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held at Gold Coast from 4 – 15 April 2018.