Media releases

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E.g., Sunday, April 11, 2021
E.g., Sunday, April 11, 2021

Thursday

25 February 2021

2021 Junior Council shapes city’s future leaders

10.56am
The City has a new Junior Mayor with Aquinas College’s Kiera Kay sworn in today.
 
Supporting Ms Kay will be Deputy Junior Mayor Annalisa Choy, a volunteer lifesaver and student from All Saints Anglican School.
 
Mayor Tom Tate congratulated the students on...
2021 Junior Council shapes city’s future leaders photo

Thursday

18 February 2021

Parklands transformation caters to future Nerang growth

1.29pm

The $2.8 million upgrade to Country Paradise Parklands featuring an Australiana-themed adventure playground is now complete and open to the public.

Project works commenced in May 2020 and involved the transformation of half a hectare of surrounding parklands into picnic areas...

Parklands transformation caters to future Nerang growth   photo

Monday

15 February 2021

Gold Coasters asked to shape City’s budget for 2021-22

9.57am

Gold Coast locals are being urged to weigh in on their priorities for the city, with community consultation for the City’s 2021-22 budget now open. 

Mayor Tom Tate said ratepayers and residents had the opportunity to shape the City’s spend for...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

5 February 2021

North’s newest community hub celebrates Phase One opening

11.20am
Phase one of the city’s $80 million Pimpama Sports Hub is now complete and open to the public.
 
Facilities include a clubhouse, 12 courts spanning almost one hectare, six court shade structures, a new community park and events space catering for...
North’s newest community hub celebrates Phase One opening photo

Tuesday

2 February 2021

One more tree planted as city’s ‘green canopy’ increases

3.14pm

Mayor Tom Tate has today planted a weeping lily pilly at Evandale, as data shows the city’s green canopy continues to increase.

In three years, the tree will be four metres in height, adding to our city’s overall green canopy.

A 2020...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

22 January 2021

Coast legendary lifeguard now 2021 Citizen of the Year

10.45am

Gold Coast icon and Chief Lifeguard Warren Young was last night named Citizen of the Year at the annual City of Gold Coast Australia Day Awards.

Mr Young, who joined the professional lifeguard service in 1973, is one of the city’s...

Coast legendary lifeguard now 2021 Citizen of the Year photo

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