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E.g., Sunday, September 19, 2021
E.g., Sunday, September 19, 2021


21 March 2021

UPDATE - Heavy Rain - 5pm - 21 March 2021


Due to heavy rain it is likely low lying properties in Currumbin, Mudgeeraba and...

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EMERGENCY ALERT - Currumbin, Mudgeeraba and Tallebudgera


Due to the severe weather event unfolding on the Gold Coast The following Emergency Alert has just been issued to parts of the Gold Coast

WATCH AND ACT. From City of Gold Coast. Due to heavy rain it is likely low...

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FLOOD WARNING Nerang and Coomera Rivers


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

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City Waste and Recycling Centres closed


Waste and Recyling Centres closed

All City Waste and Recycling Centres and landfill sites are closed to the public for safety reasons for the remainder of Sunday 21 March.


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SEVERE WEATHER - Heavy rain - Sunday 21 March 2021


SEVERE WEATHER - Heavy rain – Sunday 21 March 2021

  • The Bureau of Meteorology is currently forecasting up to 120mm of heavy rain  for the Gold Coast region this afternoon (Sunday 21 March)
  • City of Gold...
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4 March 2021

Ferry service to trial increased travel speed


A two-day trial of the city’s ferry service at increased speeds will be undertaken next week.

The City will trial a variety of speeds and monitor impacts from the ferry’s wake on surrounding structures and banks. The results of the trial...

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