Media releases

View the latest media releases from City of Gold Coast. Scroll through the list below, or search by keyword or date range to find a particular news item. To stay up to date subscribe to our RSS feed for our latest news.

Enquiries from media should be directed to media@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Warwick Sinclair on wsinclair@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 5225.

E.g., Tuesday, June 27, 2017
E.g., Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Friday

26 May 2017

City’s fibre optic future rolls out – literally

4.20pm

The city’s capacity to deliver greater broadband speeds will be greatly enhanced with high speed fibre optic cabling being laid from today.

Mayor Tom Tate will meet the team installing 20 kilometres of high speed fibre optics at Broadbeach. The cable...

City’s fibre optic future rolls out – literally photo

New games trail at Botanic Gardens Open Day

10.59am

The city’s first Indigenous games trail will be launched at the Gold Coast Botanic Gardens Open Day on Sunday 28 May.

The open day, part of National Botanic Gardens Open Day, will offer free activities, guided walks, bush food displays, workshops...

New games trail at Botanic Gardens Open Day photo

Thursday

25 May 2017

Alan Wilke Bridge repairs fast-tracked

1.53pm

Construction work has commenced to repair severe damage sustained to the Alan Wilke Bridge, due to ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie.

City of Gold Coast has prioritised the restoration of the bridge with a view to reopening it to traffic by late August...

Alan Wilke Bridge repairs fast-tracked photo

Join in the action at Diversity Gold Coast

1.15pm

Join in the action at Diversity Gold Coast

One hundred and fifty new Australian citizens will be welcomed to the city in a unique outdoor citizenship ceremony as part of the 2017 Diversity Gold Coast celebrations on Saturday 3 June.

The ceremony...

Join in the action at Diversity Gold Coast photo

Friday

19 May 2017

Get Ready Gold Coast

2.11pm

With heavy rain predicted for some areas of the city today, it’s a timely reminder that our best protection is to be prepared. Play the video for some advice to get you, your family and your...

Get Ready Gold Coast photo

Thursday

18 May 2017

Sunshine to power pool: ratepayers the winner

11.18am

Solar power will soon supply all of the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre’s energy needs, creating significant cost savings for ratepayers.

The world-class aquatic centre, which will be a competition venue for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be fitted...

Sunshine to power pool: ratepayers the winner photo

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