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 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., Saturday, January 25, 2020
E.g., Saturday, January 25, 2020

Friday

8 November 2019

Green Bridge nears completion as final girder installed

10.59am

A 44-metre long steel box girder has successfully been placed on the $19.5 million Green Bridge to HOTA bringing a new connection to Chevron Island and Surfers Paradise to reality.

The final – and longest – girder was placed last week...

Green Bridge nears completion as final girder installed photo

Thursday

31 October 2019

World-first floating design for Gold Coast dive attraction

12.09pm

A world-first floating reef will be built on the Gold Coast by a team of international experts as the city’s dive attraction takes another step towards becoming a reality.

Mayor Tom Tate and Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon today awarded the...

World-first floating design for Gold Coast dive attraction photo

Wednesday

30 October 2019

Surf network surges into Miami

11.00am

Australia’s largest and fastest publicly owned Wi-Fi network just got bigger, with the Surf network rolling into Miami along the beachfront from Thorn Park to the headland.

Users will be connected to speeds close to 30mbs, fast enough to watch two...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Help shape the future of Surfers Paradise

10.58am

One of the city’s major tourism, retail and residential precincts is set to get a new shape - and you’re invited to be a part of it.

Mayor Tom Tate wants all residents and visitors to have their say on the...

Help shape the future of Surfers Paradise photo

Tuesday

22 October 2019

Celebrating our Safer Suburbs champions

12.43pm

The Gold Coast’s most outstanding citizens have been recognised in the biennial Safer Suburbs Awards.

Mayor Tom Tate said the Awards honoured the people with true community spirit, who were committed to making our city more safe and connected. 

“We had 23...

Celebrating our Safer Suburbs champions  photo

Friday

11 October 2019

Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included

12.29pm

Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included

The City’s plans to make the Gold Coast more accessible and inclusive took a major step forward today, with full Council approving the draft Accessible and Inclusive City Action Plan 2020-2025(AICAP).

Mayor Tom Tate...

Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included photo

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