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Brisbane was named the host of the 2032 Olympic games earlier this year. The city plans to use a blend of old and new venues to host.
According the master plan 84% of the venues used will be existing or temporary. The city will spend the next 11 years preparing the spaces.
The games will be spread across 3 main hubs in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.
The Gabba stadium is set to received $1 billion in renovation and will host the opening and closing ceremonies. The additions built will increase the capacity to 50,000 seats.
The remaining new buildings will include an aquatic centre in Brisbaneâ€™s CBD along with a basketball facility and gymnastic and boxing centre. The Athleteâ€™s Village will be built on the Brisbane waterfront.
The initial budget is set at $4.5 billion but does not include the infrastructure projects. The games are expected to generate $18 billion in social and economic benefits to Australia.