Media releases

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Enquiries from media should be directed to media1@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Lisa Grundy on lgrundy@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941.

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E.g., Saturday, January 25, 2020

Monday

25 November 2019

Gold Coasters encouraged to dig deep this festive season

10.24am

Gold Coasters are encouraged to lend a helping hand to those less fortunate this festive season as part of the Mayor’s 2019 Christmas Appeal.

Mayor Tom Tate today revealed the beneficiaries of the 2019 Mayor’s Christmas appeal and urged all Gold...

Gold Coasters encouraged to dig deep this festive season   photo

Friday

22 November 2019

Gold Coast smashes sand angels world record attempt

12.23pm

More than 1600 angels descended on Kurrawa Beach this morning as the Gold Coast attempted the world record for Most People Making Sand Angels Simultaneously.  

While official numbers are yet to be confirmed, officials have confirmed an event turnout of 1635. 

Official...

Gold Coast smashes sand angels world record attempt photo

Thursday

21 November 2019

Earthworks start on Pimpama Sports Hub

1.48pm

A state-of-the-art aquatic and community centre for the northern Gold Coast growth corridor is a step closer with bulk earthworks starting today on the 50-metre Olympic standard swimming pool.

The aquatic and community centre – with five pools – will anchor...

Earthworks start on Pimpama Sports Hub  photo

Tuesday

19 November 2019

Gold Coast aims to break world record for most sand angels

10.54am

Forget snow angels – the Gold Coast will set out to break the world record for Most People Making Sand Angels Simultaneously this summer.

Gold Coasters are encouraged to lend a hand in the sand and show off their sand-angel making...

Gold Coast aims to break world record for most sand angels photo

Thursday

14 November 2019

City focussed on growing volunteer network post-Games

2.19pm

A plan to encourage residents to become volunteers has today been endorsed by the Lifestyle and Community Committee in an effort to grow the city’s volunteer base.

The Volunteering Legacy Action Plan was formed as part of the GC2018 Volunteering Legacy...

City focussed on growing volunteer network post-Games  photo

Tuesday

12 November 2019

City natural area closures - bushfire risk

12.14pm

Due to the ongoing bushfire risk a number of the City’s natural area parks are temporarily closed until declared safe.

We ask all community members to observe signage, barriers and direction from rangers. Please do not enter closed areas.

A full list...

City natural area closures  - bushfire risk photo

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