Media releases

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Enquiries from media should be directed to or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Lisa Grundy on or phone 07 5581 7941.

E.g., Sunday, November 17, 2019
E.g., Sunday, November 17, 2019


23 July 2019

NaturallyGC connects community with conservation


Gold Coasters can immerse themselves in an Indigenous experience, learn about local flora and fauna or become a citizen scientist as part of the 2019-20 NaturallyGC program.  
With more than 900 free and low cost nature-based activities on offer, Mayor Tom...

NaturallyGC connects community with conservation  photo


19 July 2019

Now’s the time to say I CAN


I CAN – that’s the message to Gold Coasters who want to feel active and healthy.

Mayor Tom Tate, together with Titans player Jai Arrow and Suns player Sam Collins, joined in the pilates class at Carrara to launch the City’s...

Now’s the time to say I CAN  photo


18 July 2019

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


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


17 July 2019

Next wave of free Wi-Fi rolls into Chevron Island

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


4 July 2019

How can we make life easier for you?


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


2 July 2019

Inroads to reducing landfill



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