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., Monday, December 18, 2017
E.g., Monday, December 18, 2017

Thursday

2 November 2017

New skate park features first ‘granite bowl’ for our City

10.52am

Gold Coast skateboarders face a new challenge with the City’s latest skate park featuring a tough obstacle – the ‘granite bowl’.

It is the first time a City park has had the bowl included in its design. The bowl, which almost...

New skate park features first ‘granite bowl’ for our City photo

City applauds community safety support

9.39am

The Gold Coast’s most outstanding citizens have received recognition in The City’s biennial Safer Suburbs Awards.

Mayor Tom Tate said it was an important day to celebrate the work of those creating a more caring and connected city.

“The awards highlight the...

City applauds community safety support photo

Friday

20 October 2017

Making Southport a globally competitive CBD

10.14am

 A program to revitalise our CBD to catalyse economic growth and investment in the area is now open for community consultation.

The CBD Program 2025 also aims to connect the CBD to the Broadwater, embed smart technology and embrace our outdoor...

Making Southport a globally competitive CBD photo

Wednesday

18 October 2017

Sporting inspiration at Celebrate Gold Coast

4.30pm

Gold Coast kids will get an insight into being an elite athlete at Celebrate Gold Coast later this month.

This year, the family-friendly annual event includes free interactive sporting events, live entertainment, a line-up of food trucks, an array of Active...

Sporting inspiration at Celebrate Gold Coast  photo

Tuesday

3 October 2017

City’s character preserved in planning changes

2.34pm

The first major updates to the City Plan have been announced with residents encouraged to have their say.

Planning committee chair Cameron Caldwell said the plan sets out the vision for managing and supporting long-term growth and is a crucial tool...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

29 September 2017

Being storm prepared starts at home

10.37am

Living in one of the most beautiful places in the world also comes with the risk of natural hazards such as severe storms, bushfires and flashflooding.

The best protection is to be prepared. Don’t wait until it’s too late - now...

Being storm prepared starts at home photo

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