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

Thursday

9 August 2018

City welcomes decision in Transit Centre case

3.59pm

The City will continue to finalise the sale of the Transit Centre, including Bruce Bishop carpark, after today’s Supreme Court decision.

The decision was handed down at 2.15pm by Judge Boddice in Brisbane.

“This is a win for ratepayers,’’ said CEO Dale...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Science Spectacular set to ‘Woo’ Gold Coast

12.51pm

The rock star of Australian mathematics is coming to the Gold Coast.

Eddie Woo is the 2018 Australian Local Hero, known for his quirky style of teaching math to students across the country. His lectures regularly attract thousands of YouTube followers.

He...

Science Spectacular set to ‘Woo’ Gold Coast photo

Thursday

2 August 2018

$1 million sand pumping boosts beaches for summer

12.39pm

The City’s $32 million commitment towards our magnificent beaches and waterways continues with $1 million being spent on a sand pumping operation at both Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creeks.

Mayor Tom Tate inspected the beach nourishment operation at Burleigh Heads today.

“This is...

$1 million sand pumping boosts beaches for summer photo

Thursday

19 July 2018

Gallery designs unveiled as early works start on next stages of HOTA

12.26pm

Concept designs of the City’s $60.5 million art gallery at HOTA, Home of the Arts, have been unveiled as the City prepares to commence works on the next phase.                 

Council endorsed the drawings at...

Gallery designs unveiled as early works start on next stages of HOTA  photo

Tuesday

10 July 2018

Mayor launches City's NaturallyGC program - 800 activities in 2018-19

11.20am

The city’s 580,000 residents and 13.1 million annual visitors will be able to enjoy more nature trails and nature-based experiences in 2018-19, following the launch of NaturallyGC.

“We have 13,600 hectares of open space under our control, along with 790 natural...

Mayor launches City's NaturallyGC program - 800 activities in 2018-19 photo

Thursday

5 July 2018

Safety camera network ‘doubles’ overnight

2.50pm

The City’s Safety Camera network has virtually ‘‘doubled overnight’’ thanks to the State Government gifting more than 200 cameras to the coast following the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

“This is legacy in action and I thank the State Government,’’ said...

Safety camera network ‘doubles’ overnight photo

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