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Logies bound for the Gold Coast

Logies bound for the Gold Coast”

Only a couple of days after launching some full-throated invective against the television industry awards night changing venues, Stefanovic has spoken to TV Week - principal sponsors of the event - to give a notably softened stance.

It's since been reported that the next Logies awards night will be held in the Gold Coast, Queensland and well, it appears that this has changed things for Stefanovic.

The announcement follows Melbourne's decision to end its 30-year association with the awards show.

"It brings the tourism, it brings the people, it brings the glamour and the glitz - we know Gold Coast can put that on".

"I think I should definitely be hosting it" is a far sight from "a joke of giant proportions", but we suppose that's just showbiz.

Ms Palaszczuk fiegned disappointment with TODAY host Karl Stefanovic for threatening to boycott the Logies, noting "you're a Queenslander deep down".

"(Victorian premier) Daniel Andrews had an absolute shock losing it, you must feel like you have picked up a coup".

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate earlier this week said he would welcome the opportunity to host the Logies, adding critics who said the move would be tacky were missing the point.

Samuel Johnson won last year's Gold Logie.

Hogg said the luxury suite hotel tower is likely to be a popular choice for Logies guests.

He said the government had tried to negotiate a solution with the organisers, but it did not work out.



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