Diving champ swimming for gold in the ocean and the pool at the 2022 Pan Pacific Masters Games

Queensland’s Damon Kendrick (63) is a former springboard diving champion, a one-time trapeze artist and these days a competitive swimmer. He’s also been a poster boy for blood donation for the past half century after having his right leg below the knee surgically amputated following a shark attack just south of Durban, South Africa in the summer of 1974.

Diesel announced as closing night act!

We are thrilled to announce Diesel as the #PPMG22 closing night act! With over thirty five singles, sixteen albums, 6 ARIA awards and record sales edging 1 million, DIESEL is a journeyman of music.

Kerrie and Nicola have 10,000 reasons to look forward to success at the 2022 Pan Pacific Masters Games

Mother and daughter Kerrie Jones and Nicola Jones share a curious concept of taking a break.

They’ll travel from their southern NSW homes to the Gold Coast for November’s 2022 Pan Pacific Masters Games (4-13 November) with 69-year-old Kerrie set to compete in no less than six track and field throwing events and Nicola (36) lining up for Games glory in three quite different sports.

Pan Pacific Masters Games as easy as riding a bike

Gold Coast cycling identity Sara Carrigan says she is excited about the return of Road Cycling to the Pan Pacific Masters Games (4-13 November) sport program in 2022 after an eight-year hiatus.

Dancers to trip the light fantastic at the 2022 Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast

The instantly recognisable Gold Coast dance school owner Mark Wilson is evangelical in his devotion to his craft.
Indeed, the original Dancing with the Stars judge and five-time Australian Dancesport champion enthuses when he says “dancing is the answer” for those seeking a lift to their fitness, confidence, self-esteem, and general wellbeing.


Without doubt, the 80s was the most memorable and massive decade of music. The Absolutely 80s ‘Made in Australia Tour’ is the ultimate celebration of Aussie 80s mega hits. It’s a showstopping spectacle of epic proportions. Coming to you direct from the 80s, idols of the Oz music scene are touring with their band in one massive Down Under show!

Dubbo local sets a three-year path to the Pan Pacific Masters Games

After her glittering state and national level junior athletics career was cut short by recurrent knee injuries at age 14, and a plunge into swimming cruelled at the ripe old age of 18, Mellisa Hanson discovered a love of gymnastics after taking her children to WAG and MAG classes in Dubbo.

Your exclusive Games Village at Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach!

We are delighted to announce that this year will see the revival of the purpose built and exclusive Pan Pacific Masters Games Village alongside the beach at Kurrawa Park in the heart of Broadbeach.

Introducing your headline act for PPMG22…The Australian Rock Collective!

33 ARIA Awards, 16 top-ten albums and four of Australia’s most celebrated musicians—all brought together for one electrifying rock and roll experience. The Australian Rock Collective share a passion for rock and roll that spans decades. Featuring members of legendary Australian bands Spiderbait, Jet, Powderfinger, You Am I and The Wrights, the group’s members remain key players in one of Australia’s most lauded musical dynasties.

2021 Pan Pacific Masters Games cancelled

The much-loved Pan Pacific Masters Games scheduled for 5 – 15 November 2021 have been cancelled due to the impacts of the global pandemic COVID-19 on our business.