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Ministry of Sport Women In Sport Summit 21′: Olympian Nat Cook and Kerry Petersen Deputy Director-General, 2032 Taskforce, Department of the Premier and Cabinet (Queensland)


Ministry Of Sport, In Association With Sunshine Coast Council And Tourism And Events Queensland Thanks Everyone Attending The Women In Sport Summit 2021

Olympic “One on One” : Natalie Cook. Australian 5 time Olympian and Gold Medalist at the Syndey 2000 games with Kerry Petersen Deputy Director-General, 2032 Taskforce, Department of the Premier and Cabinet (Queensland).

Except for the 283 Australian women who competed at Sydney 2000, RIO group was the biggest in Olympic history.The last Summer Olympics held in Australia was also the cheapest in decades.

While the final cost of the Sydney games was just under $7 billion, the costs more than doubled for Athens and topped a massive $45 billion for Beijing before hovering around the $20 billion mark for the past two games. South-East Queensland bidding committee reckons they can now deliver the games for less than a quarter of this cost.

First there was the announcement of a billion-dollar revamp of Brisbane’s iconic Gabba stadium, the Prime Minister has guaranteed the Federal Government will cover half the cost for the 2032 Olympic Games, should Brisbane be confirmed as the host.

The 2032 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXV Olympiad, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event expected to benefit big time. 

Scheduled to be selected and announced by the International Olympic Committee on 20–21 July 2021, the eve of the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo  which has now been been awarded to Brisbane as the host city for 2032.

Hosted on 25 June 2021 at the home of Sunshine Coast Lightning, USC Stadium

Some of the most prestigious names in the industry for the third annual Women In Sport Summit, exclusive access, coveted conversations and game changing discussions, all while inspiring #women to rise up, dream, believe, create, and succeed gave many valuable insights.

We thank the Speakers :

Jane Fernandez, Chief Operating Officer Australia at FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Natalie Cook, OLY 5 time Olympian and Gold Medallist with Karen

Breeanna Brock, Women’s Chief Executive Officer at Brisbane Lions

Belinda Keay, Operational Director, Big Bash Leagues at Cricket Australia

Rohan Sawyer, Chief Operating Officer at Queensland Rugby League

Danielle Smith, CEO at Sunshine Coast Lightning and Captain Karla Pretorius 

Chris Hobden, Director at True North Research

Rebecca McCloy – Commercial Director-Sport for the Foxtel Group, the country’s leading sports media company for Foxsports and Kayo

Rowie Webster Olympic Australian Water Polo Captain with Lee Brentzel from Minerva Network.

Special Appearance from Ex NRL player Chris Walker on his walk to raise money for several charities with Nicole Edwards

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