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., Sunday, November 18, 2018
E.g., Sunday, November 18, 2018

Wednesday

26 September 2018

Mayoress Tate shares charity funds with worthy recipients

4.00pm

Gold Coast community groups are $315,000 better off with Mayoress Ruth Tate today finalising the beneficiaries from the 2018 Gold Coast Mayoress Charity Foundation.

“I thank every Gold Coaster who has donated to this important charity foundation,’’ said Mayoress Tate.

“Our annual...

Mayoress Tate shares charity funds with worthy recipients photo

Nature Passport takes kids on journey around Gold Coast

12.29pm

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to discover the Gold Coast’s most biodiverse areas.

Gold Coast families are encouraged to explore the City’s natural environment, with children invited to challenge themselves across 11 nature-based missions included in the...

Nature Passport takes kids on journey around Gold Coast photo

Tuesday

25 September 2018

Safety boost for northern Gold Coast beaches

11.45am

Gold Coast beaches will be even safer with the announcement today a new tower will be built north of the sand pumping jetty at The Spit.

Tower 46 will be built early next year and will give greater lifeguard coverage at...

Safety boost for northern Gold Coast beaches photo

Tuesday

18 September 2018

Gold Coast Tourist Park goes glamping

2.18pm

The city’s tourism offering has had an upgrade – with first-class glamping now on offer at Jacobs Well.

Gold Coast Tourist Parks have unveiled two new safari tents at the Jacobs Well Tourist Park, providing our 13.1 million annual visitors with...

Gold Coast Tourist Park goes glamping  photo

Wednesday

12 September 2018

Gold Coast chases direct flights from Thailand

8.09am

Mayor Tom Tate has met with Thailand’s Tourism and Sport Minister, seeking direct flights for the Gold Coast.

“We presented the city’s capacity as a sports training and events destination, as well as our obvious shared tourism appeal,” he said.

“I’ve presented...

Gold Coast chases direct flights from Thailand photo

Tuesday

11 September 2018

Gold Coast seeks partnership with Phuket to boost recreational dive industry

8.01am

The Gold Coast’s recreational dive industry will benefit from a formal signing in Phuket, Thailand, last night.

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate and Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung signed the first documents to start work on a formal Sister Cities relationship between...

Gold Coast seeks partnership with Phuket to boost recreational dive industry photo

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