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 media1@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Lisa Grundy on lgrundy@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941.

E.g., Sunday, November 17, 2019
E.g., Sunday, November 17, 2019

Thursday

14 November 2019

City focussed on growing volunteer network post-Games

2.19pm

A plan to encourage residents to become volunteers has today been endorsed by the Lifestyle and Community Committee in an effort to grow the city’s volunteer base.

The Volunteering Legacy Action Plan was formed as part of the GC2018 Volunteering Legacy...

City focussed on growing volunteer network post-Games  photo

Tuesday

12 November 2019

City natural area closures - bushfire risk

12.14pm

Due to the ongoing bushfire risk a number of the City’s natural area parks are temporarily closed until declared safe.

We ask all community members to observe signage, barriers and direction from rangers. Please do not enter closed areas.

A full list...

City natural area closures  - bushfire risk photo

Friday

8 November 2019

Green Bridge nears completion as final girder installed

10.59am

A 44-metre long steel box girder has successfully been placed on the $19.5 million Green Bridge to HOTA bringing a new connection to Chevron Island and Surfers Paradise to reality.

The final – and longest – girder was placed last week...

Green Bridge nears completion as final girder installed photo

Thursday

31 October 2019

World-first floating design for Gold Coast dive attraction

12.09pm

A world-first floating reef will be built on the Gold Coast by a team of international experts as the city’s dive attraction takes another step towards becoming a reality.

Mayor Tom Tate and Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon today awarded the...

World-first floating design for Gold Coast dive attraction photo

Wednesday

30 October 2019

Surf network surges into Miami

11.00am

Australia’s largest and fastest publicly owned Wi-Fi network just got bigger, with the Surf network rolling into Miami along the beachfront from Thorn Park to the headland.

Users will be connected to speeds close to 30mbs, fast enough to watch two...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Help shape the future of Surfers Paradise

10.58am

One of the city’s major tourism, retail and residential precincts is set to get a new shape - and you’re invited to be a part of it.

Mayor Tom Tate wants all residents and visitors to have their say on the...

Help shape the future of Surfers Paradise photo

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