Officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad (and unofficially, Sydney 2000, the Millennium Olympic Games or the Games of the New Millennium), the Summer Olympics in 2000 were held in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, the second time the Summer Olympics were held in Australia (Melbourne was first in 1956). These Olympics were also the first to have at least 300 games in its sports program.  Australia is once again slated to host the Summer Olympics in 2032 at Brisbane, Queensland.