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., Saturday, January 25, 2020
E.g., Saturday, January 25, 2020

Friday

24 January 2020

City’s Australia Day events to make a splash

12.03pm

Kick back, relax and celebrate this Australia Day as two of the city’s most iconic venues come alive with local performers, delicious food offerings, and entertainment for all ages.

On Sunday 26 January, Broadwater Parklands and the Southport Aquatic Centre will...

City’s Australia Day events to make a splash  photo

Local legends honoured at Australia Day awards

10.58am

A number of the city’s most inspirational citizens have been recognised overnight for their outstanding contribution to the community at the annual City of Gold Coast Australia Day awards.

Mayor Tom Tate said he was honoured to meet the award recipients...

Local legends honoured at Australia Day awards photo

Thursday

23 January 2020

How to make sure mozzies don’t ruin your Australia Day weekend

10.26am

Gold Coasters are being encouraged to take 15 minutes before the Australia Day long weekend to look around their homes and empty containers that may be full of water from the rain to prevent mosquito breeding.

Gold Coast Public Health Unit...

How to make sure mozzies don’t ruin your Australia Day weekend photo

Saturday

18 January 2020

Severe weather easing

9.59am

Following heavy rain overnight the severe weather situation is now easing. 

Water within...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

17 January 2020

Building better places to play

11.43am

The City is investing almost $2 million in its playgrounds, with fresh play equipment now installed in 14 parks around the Gold Coast, along with new shade sails.  

Mayor Tom Tate today joined Divisional Councillor Pauline Young for the re-opening...

Building better places to play photo

Tuesday

14 January 2020

Music Advisory Group powers up Gold Coast music sector

9.55am

The Gold Coast’s music sector is set to power up following the formation of a special Music Advisory Group tasked with building a thriving and recognised local music industry.

The Group forms part of the City’s Music Action Plan which aims...

Music Advisory Group powers up Gold Coast music sector photo

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