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., Tuesday, March 28, 2017
E.g., Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wednesday

22 March 2017

School holiday program

1.11pm

Options galore for school holiday fun

With Easter school holidays here, the City of Gold Coast has come to the rescue serving up a smorgasbord of exciting, affordable activities to keep kids’ boredom at bay.

Using the beauty of our natural environment,...

School holiday program photo

Tuesday

28 February 2017

Safety remains top priority for Mayor and Council

12.38pm

Community safety remains a top priority for Mayor Tom Tate, with a $1 million spend on new lighting and CCTV cameras for Broadwater Parklands announced today.

 The City has partnered with the State Government on the project, boosting public safety in...

Safety remains top priority for Mayor and Council photo

Monday

27 February 2017

Special Needs Library celebrates '40 Fabulous Years'

9.46am

Local families marked a major milestone for the City’s Special Needs Library at Nerang on the weekend.

 Mayor Tom Tate said celebrating forty years was a fabulous way to remember the impact the library has on people’s lives.

 “This service is vitally...

Special Needs Library celebrates '40 Fabulous Years' photo

Thursday

16 February 2017

Top five battle to design city’s ‘gateway art’

6.36pm

Internationally-renowned artists are bidding to deliver a major public art commission for a Games-ready Gold Coast. 

Following a world-wide search, an independent panel was united in its selection of five finalists out of a local, national and international pool of more...

Top five battle to design city’s ‘gateway art’ photo

Gold Coast kids enjoy 10,664 books throughout summer

12.36pm

More than 2000 Gold Coast children read 10,664 books over summer as part of the City Libraries’ Summer Reading Club.

Mayor Tom Tate today extended a City-wide ‘high-five’ to all participants for their outstanding efforts over the past two months.

“What a...

Gold Coast kids enjoy 10,664 books throughout summer photo

Mayor wants to ‘make it six in a row’ for low rates budget

11.14am

Mayor Tom Tate is working towards the sixth year of record low rate increases - but he needs Gold Coasters to help shape the 2017-18 budget.

“Next year’s $1.4 billion City budget is the most important in our city’s history,” said...

Mayor wants to ‘make it six in a row’ for low rates budget photo

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