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.

E.g., Wednesday, September 18, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Thursday

18 July 2019

City’s multi-million dollar commitment to Gold Coast beaches

11.11am

It’s full steam ahead for the City’s ongoing coastal protection program, with construction underway on the $18.2 million Palm Beach Artificial Reef and the $1.1 million Kurrawa Park seawall at Broadbeach.  

Mayor Tom Tate said the City’s ongoing investment into the...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Wednesday

17 July 2019

Next wave of free Wi-Fi rolls into Chevron Island

12.16pm
The City’s Surf Network has hit the streets of Chevron Island, with residents and visitors now able to access free, high-speed Wi-Fi along Thomas Drive.
 
Users will be connected to speeds close to 30mbs, fast enough to watch two Netflix movies...
Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Thursday

4 July 2019

How can we make life easier for you?

1.36pm

As the provider of around 800 services to our local community, City of Gold Coast is inviting you to have your say on your experience as a customer.                          ...

How can we make life easier for you?  photo

Tuesday

2 July 2019

Inroads to reducing landfill

11.04am

 

Recycled materials like glass, rubber tyres and plastic car bumpers are being transformed into roads and reducing the amount of new materials required for road construction.

In a City first trial, a new 410 metre section of KP McGrath Drive in...

Inroads to reducing landfill photo

Thursday

27 June 2019

Ready, Set, Give! Gold Coast ready for blood donor challenge

11.15am

City of Gold Coast is ready to up the ante in this year’s Australian Red Cross Blood Service Councils Challenge.

Launching next week, the City will compete against other Councils around the country to save the most lives through blood and...

Ready, Set, Give! Gold Coast ready for blood donor challenge photo

Thursday

13 June 2019

No surprises: lower rates, less debt, eight surpluses in a row

12.20pm

With a record roads and transport spend and the rate increase kept close to CPI, the 2019-20 City Budget delivers on priorities outlined by the Gold Coast community.

Mayor Tom Tate said the 1.68 per cent average residential rate increase (principal...

No surprises: lower rates, less debt, eight surpluses in a row photo

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