The Queensland Government proposes to build a full-sized athletics warm-up track in Brisbane’s Raymond Park for the 2032 Olympic Games. 

The parkland located in Kangaroo Point is one of many locations in surrounding inner-city suburbs eyed for major infrastructure changes over the coming years.

Why are the proposed plans for the parkland controversial, and what overall impact will the Olympics bring for Brisbane?

The Wire’s Toni Pankaluic spoke to Trina Massey, Greens Councillor for the Gabba Ward as well as local residents to find out more… 

Image: Image courtesy Kangaroo Point and Districts Historical Society

Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Trina Massey, Greens Councillor for the Gabba Ward, and Brisbane Locals – Lee, Ellen, Carlos & Nat

First aired on The Wire, Monday 10 July 2023