Media releases

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E.g., Friday, October 2, 2020

Tuesday

29 September 2020

Crane over new Isle of Capri Bridge takes shape

12.02pm

A crane weighing 110 tonnes and measuring 58 metres in length has been assembled this week, marking the start of construction of the new $40 million Isle of Capri Bridge.

Mayor Tom Tate inspected the site today with bridge...

Crane over new Isle of Capri Bridge takes shape photo

Thursday

24 September 2020

Turn screen time into green time with new nature program

10.34am

Gold Coasters can build a frog hotel, learn about local flora and fauna, or discover where to spot a koala in the wild as part of the City’s 2020-21 NaturallyGC program.

The new program offers more than 850 free and low-cost...

Turn screen time into green time with new nature program photo

Thursday

17 September 2020

New citizens celebrate on special day

11.37am

Mayor Tom Tate has sworn in 25 new citizens today, as part of the City’s first Australian Citizenship Ceremony to take place since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today marks Australian Citizenship Day – the national day for all Australians to reflect on...

New citizens celebrate on special day photo

Wednesday

9 September 2020

Low levels of PFAS found at Elanora Sewage Treatment Plant site

12.33pm

Trace amounts of Per and Poly-FluoroAlkyl Substances (PFAS) have been detected in soil and groundwater samples at City of Gold Coast’s  Elanora Sewage Treatment Plant site.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads detected the PFAS while undertaking routine soil sampling...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Monday

31 August 2020

Bright reminder to shine light on domestic and family violence

10.54am

 

A park bench at Mudgeeraba’s Rotary Park has been painted red as part of a national initiative to raise awareness for domestic and family violence.

The Red Bench Project was created by the Red Rose Foundation in 2019 and aims to...

Bright reminder to shine light on domestic and family violence photo

Thursday

27 August 2020

Surfers Paradise Transit Centre and Bruce Bishop Carpark

3.00pm

Statement from CEO Dale Dickson:

“I can advise that the City has now received confirmation from Care Park agreeing to terminate the tender process relating to the proposed conditional sale of the Surfers Paradise Transit Centre and Bruce Bishop Carpark.

The emergence...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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