Weimar ‘being lined up’ as Victoria 2026 CEO; government pledges A$2.6bn investment

Jeroen Weimar speaking to the media in Melbourne in September 2021. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

The official who oversaw Victoria’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic is being lined up to become chief executive of the organising committee for the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games, according to reports.

Jeroen Weimar, a public servant who previously led VicRoads and Public Transport Victoria, will be offered the A$500,000-per-year ($354,000/€337,000) job, reports the Herald Sun newspaper.

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