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., Friday, September 21, 2018
E.g., Friday, September 21, 2018

Thursday

29 March 2018

Boardwalk takes visitors into Tallebudgera’s hidden gems

3.40pm

The city’s newest nature trail has opened – adding to the Gold Coast’s 714 kilometres of trails.

Mayor Tom Tate today opened a 120m long boardwalk within the Schuster Park Natural Area, which forms part of a longer nature trail experience...

Boardwalk takes visitors into Tallebudgera’s hidden gems photo

Saturday

24 March 2018

Mayor plans review of Public Art Policy

11.22am

Mayor Tom Tate has today announced plans for a widespread review of the Public Art Policy - and changes to the selection panel.

It comes after strong community criticism of the northern gateway public art, with many people commenting the artwork...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Thursday

22 March 2018

Pioneering family honoured at new HOTA venue

12.36pm

One of the city’s true pioneering families has been recognised in a touching ceremony at HOTA (Home of the Arts) today.

Mayor Tom Tate joined with the Hicks family to unveil a tribute at the new HOTA amphitheatre in Evandale.

“The Hicks...

Pioneering family honoured at new HOTA venue photo

Wednesday

21 March 2018

Mayor promotes beach access for everyone, ahead of GC2018

3.59pm

Beach access equipment is now available at 10 locations across the city in time for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Better access to beaches is part of the City’s commitment to ensuring that everyone can have a beach experience.

Mayor Tom Tate...

Mayor promotes beach access for everyone, ahead of GC2018  photo

Tuesday

20 March 2018

New ‘surfing’ craze to hit Gold Coast from today

12.04pm

UPDATE TO MEDIA RELEASE BELOW

City of Gold Coast has today amended its requirement for free wi-fi users to log in via their Facebook accounts.

The change has come about after Facebook executives today confirmed they had privacy issues with their...

New ‘surfing’ craze to hit Gold Coast from today  photo

Monday

19 March 2018

Seniors to enjoy free dog registration

12.13pm

Mayor Tom Tate has today announced free dog registration for seniors.

“My annual City Budget survey is underway and I’ve heard from many seniors that their annual dog registration fee is an issue they’d like to have reconsidered from 2018-19,’’ he...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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