Glasgow had "set the bar very high" for the city of Gold Coast in Australia who will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, according to Queensland Queensland tourism minister Jann Stuckey.
She said: "Thank you for welcoming us into your homes and your hearts. "Congratulations on delivering a Commonwealth Games that epitomised the spirit and passion of sport."
Receiving the flag of the Commonwealth Games, Tom Tate, mayor of city of Gold Coast, said: "I am honoured to receive this flag on behalf of the people of City of Gold Coast, Australia."
He added: "We accept this responsibility with great pride and in the spirit of the Commonwealth Games."
Pop princess Kylie stole the show as she closed what has been dubbed the 'best ever' Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Jamaican sprinter said the only negative at the Commonwealth Games was the weather, as he hailed the "brilliant" event in Glasgow.
Pop princess Kylie will be top of the bill tonight as the Commonwealth Games comes to a close.