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., Monday, December 18, 2017
E.g., Monday, December 18, 2017

Friday

29 September 2017

Simple steps to plan for emergencies

10.33am

Disasters can happen quickly so having your emergency plan in place is vital.

What will you do if roads are blocked, you need to evacuate or you can’t reach family members? These scenarios are all possible and having an emergency plan...

Simple steps to plan for emergencies photo

City launches annual storm season campaign

10.24am

The City’s annual disaster preparedness campaign ‘Get Ready Gold Coast’ is now underway.  The launch coincided with emergency response and recovery agencies from across the Gold Coast working together to exercise and test the City’s disaster response plans.

Storm season is...

City launches annual storm season campaign photo

Thursday

28 September 2017

Step by step, discover our city: the Commonwealth Walkway challenge

11.59am

You’re invited on a walking trail that tells some fascinating tales of our city.

The 10 kilometre Commonwealth Walkway offers an insight into the heritage of the Gold Coast, starting at Southport Chambers, Nerang St and finishing at Evandale Council Chambers.

Mayor...

Step by step, discover our city: the Commonwealth Walkway challenge photo

Wednesday

27 September 2017

Agencies get together to ‘Get Ready’ for disaster

10.50am

Deputy Mayor Donna Gates today launched the City’s annual disaster preparedness campaign Get Ready Gold Coast, as emergency response and recovery agencies from across the Gold Coast came together to exercise and...

Agencies get together to ‘Get Ready’ for disaster photo

Thursday

21 September 2017

Key GC2018 active transport legacy open

3.07pm

Mayor Tom Tate today opened a key piece of infrastructure that will improve access for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) spectators, workforce and our local community.

Construction of the new five metre wide pedestrian bridge replaces the timber bridge across...

Key GC2018 active transport legacy open photo

Gold Coast recognised as a ‘Compassionate City’

10.38am

Mayor Tom Tate today signed the Charter for Compassion, the foundational document of a global compassion movement which the Dalai Lama described as “one of the most important movements in the world”.

The Gold Coast now joins a growing network of...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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