Logan leads the way with Olympic legacy vision

Logan leads the way with Olympic legacy vision

A Premier Destination in South East Queensland

The City of Logan has set its sights on a transformative future, aiming to become a premier destination in South East Queensland. With the adoption of the 2023-2028 Destination Management Plan, the city is poised to lead the way in sustainable nature-based encounters, sporting and cultural events, and unforgettable entertainment experiences. This plan works hand-in-hand with the 2032 City of Logan Legacy Roadmap, a visionary strategy aimed at capitalizing on the economic, cultural, and social opportunities that lie ahead, including the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Paving the Way to Success

At the core of Logan’s vision is the determination to pave the way for unparalleled success. The plan calls for the development of an indoor sporting venue in Logan Central, providing a multi-purpose facility that will cater to the needs of athletes and sports enthusiasts alike. Additionally, essential transport and community infrastructure will be advocated for, including enhancements to telecommunications systems and upgrades to the Woodridge train station, ensuring seamless connectivity across the city.

Embracing Diversity and Culture

Logan prides itself on its rich cultural tapestry, being home to 234 different cultures. Leveraging this diversity, the city aims to position itself as a vibrant commercial, tourism, and culinary destination. As the Olympic and Paralympic Games draw nearer, Logan’s unique profile is expected to attract a multitude of visitors, making it a “must-do” destination for tourists from all around the world.

Key Actions for Logan’s Future

Enhancing the Visitor Experience

To elevate the visitor experience, Logan plans to encourage the development of high-quality, short-term accommodations. The focus on expanding the city’s night-time economy and enriching key food and cultural tourism precincts will ensure visitors have a variety of entertainment and dining options to choose from.

Empowering Local Businesses

Recognizing the vital role of local businesses in driving economic growth, Logan will support and back these enterprises, fostering an active and engaged, trade-ready industry. By doing so, the city aims to unlock new opportunities for both residents and businesses, laying the foundation for prosperity and success.

The Riverine Discovery Centre

One of the flagship projects under the plan is the Riverine Discovery Centre, set to be completed in mid-2024 at Eagleby. This center will be a hub of discovery and exploration, offering visitors a deeper understanding of Logan’s natural heritage and promoting environmental conservation.

Building a Thriving Logan

Sustainable Growth and Long-term Benefits

The City of Logan is committed to sustainable growth that will benefit its residents and businesses in the long run. The plan takes into account the potential legacy of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, with decisions focused on driving positive, lasting impacts for the city and its people.

Engaging the Community

As Logan forges ahead with its ambitious plans, community engagement remains a top priority. In the coming months, the community will have the opportunity to provide valuable input and feedback on the 2032 City of Logan Legacy Roadmap, ensuring that the city’s vision aligns with the hopes and aspirations of its residents.

With determination, innovation, and community involvement, Logan is poised to lead the way towards a bright and prosperous future, leaving a lasting Olympic legacy for generations to come.