Media releases

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E.g., Tuesday, September 29, 2020
E.g., Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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

Tuesday

2 June 2020

Construction begins on Gallery’s striking new exterior

11.06am

The Gold Coast's newest icon was revealed today with a first look at the striking building facade adorning the $60.5 million HOTA gallery. 

Bold, proud and colourful, the facade reflects the Gold Coast’s personality and supports the Masterplan vision for the evolution of the cultural...

Construction begins on Gallery’s striking new exterior  photo

Friday

29 May 2020

Drivers urged to slow down to save lives as school returns

11.16am

The City is calling on all Gold Coasters to do the right thing and stay safe on the roads, as restrictions continue to ease and children return to school.

Statistics revealed in the lead up to today’s ‘Fatality Free Friday’ show...

Drivers urged to slow down to save lives as school returns photo

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