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., Wednesday, March 27, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Tuesday

19 February 2019

Safety the focus for Gold Coast seniors

10.34am

The City is boosting its support for seniors through dedicated information sessions about avoiding on-line scams, personal safety and home security.

Mayor Tom Tate said the Mayoral Safer Suburbs Forum was today briefed on the latest measures aimed at protecting our...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Monday

18 February 2019

City prepared for large swells as conditions worsen

2.13pm
The Gold Coast is well prepared for large swells expected to impact our beaches later this week.
 
“The sand dredging and pumping we have done over the past two years has added millions of cubic metres of sand to our beaches,’’...
Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Protecting the heart of our community

1.39pm

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has used Valentine’s Day as a platform to promote the installation of 13 new Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) across the city.

“Today is all about hearts. In this case, saving lives through simple initiatives like this,’’...

Protecting the heart of our community photo

City wipes graffiti costs thanks to City App

1.38pm

Graffiti is at an all-time low with City clean-up costs slashed by 40 percent in four years.

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said vigilant residents reporting graffiti via the City App had played a major role in driving down the incidents...

City wipes graffiti costs thanks to City App  photo

Wednesday

6 February 2019

Multi-cultural event to welcome Lunar New Year

1.16pm
One of the city’s largest multi-cultural celebrations kicks off this Saturday as Southport’s Chinatown welcomes the Year of the Pig.
 
In Chinese culture, pigs are seen as a symbol of wealth and a chance to bring good fortune in life.
 
“That sums...
Multi-cultural event to welcome Lunar New Year photo

Friday

1 February 2019

Residents can shape 2019-2020 City budget

2.27pm

Roads, traffic and protecting our city’s green space are priorities for Mayor Tom Tate as the city faces record population growth over the next decade.

“We need to continue to protect the lifestyle of our city and that means making smart...

Residents can shape 2019-2020 City budget photo

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