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., Friday, July 28, 2017
E.g., Friday, July 28, 2017

Thursday

27 July 2017

Gold Coasters choose their next light rail stop

11.30am

The light rail will head for Burleigh Heads, arriving at a new station adjacent Justins Park.                                  

Mayor Tom Tate and Divisional Councillor Pauline Young today...

Gold Coasters choose their next light rail stop photo

Wednesday

26 July 2017

World-best bike share scheme may be on the way

11.56am

An international expression of interest will encourage one of the world’s top bike share scheme operators to set up on the Gold Coast.

Mayor Tate said our city was ideal for a bike share scheme.

“We’ve got amazing weather, the terrain is...

World-best bike share scheme may be on the way photo

Thursday

20 July 2017

Opening up green space for all to enjoy

11.24am

Mayor Tom Tate today met the City’s young ‘enviro and wildlife warriors’ at the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens as part of the launch of the 2017-18 NaturallyGC program.

“Our youth are the future and to meet Patrick Brabant and Jasmine...

Opening up green space for all to enjoy photo

Tuesday

18 July 2017

Active & Healthy goes on-line to boost your fitness

1.36pm

The lives of locals are being transformed through the City’s Active & Healthy program – and it’s now available on-line. 

Offering a range of free or low-cost activities designed to enhance fitness, mental health and wellbeing, the program has already helped...

Active & Healthy goes on-line to boost your fitness photo

Friday

14 July 2017

Gold Coast has a new Junior Mayor

12.54pm

Jay Bridgement of Robina State High School was officially sworn in today as the 2017 City of Gold Coast Junior Mayor.

Deputy Mayor Councillor Donna Gates congratulated Jay saying his community spirit was inspiring.

“Our Junior Council members make a valuable contribution...

Gold Coast has a new Junior Mayor photo

Wednesday

5 July 2017

Conservation project funds to protect city

10.39am

The City of Gold Coast is inviting private landholders to apply for funding to complete nature conservation and bushland restoration projects on their land.

Funding of $100,000 is available through the City’s Nature Conservation Assistance Program, helping private landholders carry out...

Conservation project funds to protect city photo

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