14 April 2022 

Victoria’s regional councils are set to gain an economic boost, with Victoria confirmed as the host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games and the state’s regional councils set to host most major events.

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26 August 2022 

A Partnership Forum for the delivery of the 2026 Commonwealth Games has ensured Traditional Owner Groups, and the regional Victorian councils, and their business and creative sector, will have a meaningful impact and representation during the games.

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6 October 2022

Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed the announcement that the region will host a suite of cycling events for the 2026 Commonwealth Games.

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18 July 2023

Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, has announced that Victoria will not be hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games due to costs expanding far beyond the original estimated $2.6 billion budget for the 12-day sporting event.

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