Media Release: Red Carpet Award Maroon Hack – Commonwealth Games – Accessibility for Tourism

For the best entries that support tourism in and around Queensland in the lead up to, during and following the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Extra merit for facilitating non-english speaking visitors and tourists.


Advance Queensland and the Queensland State Government.


YakkityHacks from Brisbane for their project Kylie knows about govt services.
Prestige Worldwide from Gold Coast for their project Borobi Chat.


True Daily Double from Toowoomba for their project Ask Borobi.

Entry description

Borobi is the official mascot of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Well versed in multiple languages, he aims to help as many people as possible find their way around Commonwealth Games events as well as the cities they are based in. Just send Borobi a message on Facebook to get started

“Ask Borobi” aims to be the start of the future “go-to” method of implementing an easy-to-use and highly accessible tourism information guide across both Queensland and Australia.