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, September 21, 2018
E.g., Friday, September 21, 2018

Tuesday

4 September 2018

City gets inside look at leading disaster centre

4.21pm

Gold Coast residents and business will be better protected during a natural disaster, with Mayor Tom Tate taking a first-hand look at one of the most advanced disaster management centres in the world.

The Mayor is in Taipei, as part of...

City gets inside look at leading disaster centre photo

Tuesday

28 August 2018

Protection plan for vulnerable coastal stretch

3.32pm

One of the city’s most vulnerable stretches of coastline will be given significant protection.

The City has today awarded a contract for the construction of an $18.2 million artificial offshore reef to better project Palm Beach.

Palm Beach has a narrow beach...

Protection plan for vulnerable coastal stretch photo

Monday

27 August 2018

Mayor keeps pressure on for two-year solar ferry trial

8.52am

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has welcomed the positive response from Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) to a proposed solar ferry passenger service for the city.

“The enthusiasm at yesterday’s board meeting was encouraging and I don’t believe any of the...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Monday

20 August 2018

Mayor tries to out-style Tuxedo Borobi

12.35pm

The city’s eight famous Borobi statues are back in action – with Mayor Tom Tate today attempting to out-style Tuxedo Borobi at the Home Of The Arts (HOTA).

The Mayor brushed off his best tuxedo to join his good mate Borobi...

Mayor tries to out-style Tuxedo Borobi photo

Friday

17 August 2018

Get ready to ‘get ready’ for storm season

12.23pm

Gold Coasters are being urged to start preparing early for the 2018-19 storm season with Mayor Tom Tate opening the doors to the City’s Local Disaster Management Group headquarters.

“It’s never too early to start preparations,’’ he said.

“We plan for the...

Get ready to ‘get ready’ for storm season photo

Wednesday

15 August 2018

City’s optic fibre ‘super charged’ for the future

8.04am

Gold Coast businesses, visitors and residents are about to see the City’s optic fibre program go to the ‘next level’ with a 37km loop planned for the existing network.

“This is super-charging an already incredible optic fibre network, the best in...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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