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.

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E.g., Sunday, July 5, 2020
E.g., Sunday, July 5, 2020

Wednesday

1 July 2020

City powers up with electric vehicles

10.50am

The City has introduced six fully electric vehicles to the Council fleet in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.

The vehicles form part of the City’s Energy Management Program which helped see Council’s solar network more than double over the...

City powers up with electric vehicles photo

Tuesday

23 June 2020

City on the road to reducing carbon footprint

10.55am

The City of Gold Coast is trialling a new road recycling technology which halves the greenhouse gas emissions normally produced during conventional asphalting.

Foamed asphalt is an innovative technology which recycles 100 per cent of the existing road to create a...

City on the road to reducing carbon footprint photo

Monday

22 June 2020

City Budget 20 - 21 paves roads to recovery

10.44am

The City of Gold Coast Budget will pave the way for the rebuilding of the Gold Coast’s economy in an effort to protect residents and businesses in a post pandemic year.

Mayor Tom Tate described the $1.7 billion budget, handed down...

City Budget 20 - 21 paves roads to recovery  photo

Friday

12 June 2020

City Services Update

2.10pm

Lifeguards

  • City lifeguards will reinstate flags on beaches from Saturday 20 June.

 

Libraries

  • Library members can order and collect on-hold books from Monday 22 June (via appointment only) at all libraries except Robina and Palm Beach.
  • From Saturday 11 July people can visit a...
Picturesque Gold Coast photography

New road surveying technology to improve public safety

12.12pm

Gold Coast residents may notice unique camera-wielding buggies scaling City footpaths as part of a new pavement assessment technology the City has adopted.

The specialised camera technology is designed to obtain detailed video imaging to help prioritise roads and footpaths that...

New road surveying technology to improve public safety photo

Wednesday

3 June 2020

City services starting to open as restrictions ease

8.00am

 City facilities and services which were suspended or changed due to Covid-19 restrictions are slowly reopening and returning to normal following the easing of Queensland restrictions this week.

 Mayor...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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