Parade to welcome back Qld Olympians and Paralympians happening today!

Gold Coast Olympians and Paralympians will take part in another celebration today, with a parade to be held in Brisbane.

The Premier is hoping to welcome back as many athletes as possible, after a successful medal haul from the 2021 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.

All returning Queensland athletes have now had enough time to return to the country and complete their quarantine.


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It’s understood they’ll be celebrated with a parade through Brisbane, to be followed by a reception at City Hall.

Queensland’s athletes bring home 22 gold medals, 12 silver and 22 bronze over the two major events.

Festivities will get underway around lunchtime.