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Brisbane’s Olympic Games push heats up | Yass Tribune



High-level talks are ramping up to seal Brisbane’s ambitions to host the 2032 Olympics, the premier says.

The International Olympics Committee named Brisbane as its preferred host city in February, but a final decision rests on detailed discussions with Games chiefs, and key commitments from the federal government.

Australian Olympics Committee president John Coates addressed state cabinet on Monday, where members formally endorsed Brisbane’s candidacy.

“This is still contingent on guarantees that need to be received from the federal government,” Annastacia Palaszczuk told reporters.

She said she’d already had a long discussion with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and there would be extensive talks over the coming weeks.

“We are basically…

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