Media releases

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Enquiries from media should be directed to media1@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Lisa Grundy on lgrundy@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941.

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Tuesday

17 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

12.16pm

The City continues to work under the guidance provided by the Australian Department of Health and Queensland Health in managing the risks associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19).
It is important that we all take appropriate steps to protect ourselves and others.
 

What are...

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Friday

13 March 2020

Possible event cancellations in wake of corona virus

3.50pm

Given the Prime Minister’s recommendation that non-essential gatherings of more than 500 people should not go ahead from Monday (16/3) in a bid to contain the corona virus, it is likely a number of upcoming events will be impacted.

We are...

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Thursday

27 February 2020

Gold Coasters asked to help make city sparkle

10.48am


The City is calling on all Gold Coasters to help make the city sparkle this Clean Up Australia Day.

1 March 2020 marks the 30th anniversary for Clean Up Australia Day – the nation’s largest community based environmental event.

Mayor Tom Tate...

Gold Coasters asked to help make city sparkle  photo

Friday

21 February 2020

HOTA Gallery achieves construction milestone

10.14am

The City has today celebrated an important milestone with construction of the Home of The Arts Gallery reaching its highest point.

The $60.5 million HOTA Gallery is the tallest building structure the City has undertaken, and was celebrated by stakeholders at...

HOTA Gallery achieves construction milestone   photo

Wednesday

19 February 2020

2020 Junior Council to help shape city’s future

2.46pm

The City has today sworn in Miami High School’s Narii Hamill Salmon as the Junior Mayor.

Mr Hamill Salmon said he was honoured to be elected to the role and looked forward to a year of fresh opportunities to connect with...

2020 Junior Council to help shape city’s future   photo

Friday

14 February 2020

Thousands of new citizens to call the Gold Coast home

1.16pm

Almost 3,000 Gold Coasters will become Australian citizens at a mega ceremony today.

Mayor Tom Tate will swear in 1,455 people at 11am and 1,453 people at 3pm at two ceremonies at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre, Carrara.  

“It’s...

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