Commonwealth Games

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GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 10: Mens Individual Time Trial at Currumbin Beachfront on day six of the Commonwealth Games on April 10, 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Jason McCawley/Getty Images for GOLDOC)


Moreton Hire was appointed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) as the official Marquee and Temporary Structures supplier for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Moreton Hire were contracted to provide additional venue space around the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns to cater for the additional 650,000 visitors to Australia. The commonwealth Games is the largest event to come to Australia since the Sydney Olympics. Moreton Hire supplied and project managed the full installation in only 8 months.

A sample of event requirements includes

  • Over 500 marquees across 42 competition and non-competition venues.
  • 43,000 SqM flooring
  • 120+ air conditioning units
  • 250+ ramps, platforms and stairs
  • 250+ doors
  • 2,500+ lights
  • 3,000 tonne of concrete weights to secure it all down!
  • Ancillary items – planter boxes, fire extinguishes, plants, décor and signage.
  • Registration Areas
  • Ticketing Zones
  • Vehicle Scanning Units
  • First Aid Area’s
  • Corporate Brand Activations
  • Merchandising Stores
  • Temporary Gymnasiums
  • Medical Units for Athletes
  • Family & Team Lounges
  • Media Centers
  • Security and organizer offices
  • Moreton Hire was a very capable and flexible supplier, and was on the time with key milestones including meeting handovers under challenging timeframes, and attaining the high levels of compliance that the event required.
  • I would like to congratulate Moreton Hire on the professional way that it performed its services for GOLDOC at the Cold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Well Done!
  • … managed a challenging mix of events, in tight timeframes, with multiple stakeholders to ensure every client felt valued and events delivered
  • …the team delivered an incredible venue that made the desired impression on everyone who came through during the Games…

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