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Getting Involved

About the Games

All the information you need to know about the biggest sporting event in Victoria since the 1956 Olympic Games.


The Commonwealth Games Education Program features a range of classroom resources for Victorian students.
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The Opening, Closing and other Ceremonies of the Games will be the most spectacular ever staged.
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The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Volunteer program will present a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.


The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games proudly acknowledges the support of our Sponsor Family.

Indigenous Victoria

The Games are an opportunity to showcase the unique and vibrant Indigenous Victorian culture, heritage and industry on the world stage.

Environment Program

The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games aims to be as good for the environment as it is for the rest of Victoria.
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Festival Melbourne 2006

Musicians, dancers, singers and actors will perform in Australia's cultural capital, Melbourne, during the Games.

Business Club Australia

The Games provides opportunities for Australian and international companies to create long-term business connections.

Goodwill Initiative

Be a part of creating long-term benefits for the children of the Commonwealth.

Games Observers Program

A unique insight into the Games, combining venue tours and presentations by Games experts.


Outstanding opportunities for organisations to be involved with the Games.


Join the team at the Games as we prepare to stage the greatest sporting event in Melbourne’s history.

Warming up for the Games

No matter where you are, it's not too late to start Warming up for the Games!

Business Ready 

The Victorian Government and the City of Melbourne are working together to help businesses plan and prepare.
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Interact @ Birrarung Marr

For an educational, fun, informative and exciting event, look out for Interact @ Birrarung Marr.

Smoke-Free Policy

M2006 and the Victorian Government have developed a Competition Venues and Village Smoke-Free Policy.

Games Radio

Enhance your sporting experience by adding real time commentary and technical detail to the thrill of the live atmosphere.
This Website is closed and for reference purposes only. To guarantee the stability of Games data, all external links are being removed.

See you at Delhi 2010
Fireworks at the MCG at the closing of Melbourne 2006.
After eleven fun packed days, Melbourne 2006 is now over and all thoughts turn to the next Games - Delhi 2010. Nameste! See you in Delhi 2010! Swagatam!
Revisit the Incredible India Closing Ceremony gallery.
Experience Melbourne
Experience Melbourne.
Events, arts, food and wine... there's more to Melbourne than meets the eye.
Find out more about Melbourne.
View great merchandise in the Online Shop.
Wear, swap, give and live to be part of the Commonwealth Games.
See great gifts in our Online Shop.
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Gymnastics Artistic information