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., Wednesday, September 18, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tuesday

17 September 2019

New beach cleaning tractor delivers squeaky clean finish

9.44am

The Gold Coast’s famous beaches are set for a deep clean with the arrival of the City’s newest beach cleaning tractor, dubbed the ‘Barber’.

Mayor Tom Tate said the new and improved beach tractor would leave no stone unturned, cleaning to...

New beach cleaning tractor delivers squeaky clean finish photo

Thursday

12 September 2019

Gallery and Green Bridge rising up

11.42am

The city’s evolving cultural precinct is taking shape, with two key projects now well underway.  

The new $60.5million HOTA gallery and $19.5 million Green Bridge from Chevron Island are tracking well, with a progress report presented to the City’s Transport and...

Gallery and Green Bridge rising up    photo

Friday

6 September 2019

New Music Advisory Group to elevate City’s music plan

10.39am

The Gold Coast took another huge leap towards becoming a world-class live music destination with the announcement today that a new Music Advisory Group is being formed.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City’s focus on the music industry was already yielding...

New Music Advisory Group to elevate City’s music plan photo

Green waste bins now on offer citywide

10.12am

Green waste bins now on offer citywide

Every household on the Gold Coast can now get a green waste bin to recycle their garden waste.  

It’s expected that hundreds of tonnes of green waste will be diverted from landfill each year...

Green waste bins now on offer citywide photo

Thursday

8 August 2019

Celebrate National Science Week with Science Spectacular

12.49pm

Your local library will become a science hub during National Science Week.

Kicking off on 9 August, Science Spectacular is a week-long program of activities to give Gold Coasters the opportunity to do science, meet scientists and explore technologies at their library.

Chair...

Celebrate National Science Week with Science Spectacular  photo

Tuesday

6 August 2019

Nominate an everyday hero for a Safer Suburbs Award

12.29pm

Do you know an active community member, organisation or business striving to enhance safety in our city? Nominations are now open for the 2019 Safer Suburbs Awards.

Deputy Mayor Donna Gates is calling on Gold Coasters to nominate an ‘everyday hero’...

Nominate an everyday hero for a Safer Suburbs Award photo

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