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

Thursday

3 October 2019

$10 million expansion for Tallebudgera sports park

12.26pm

A four-year $10 million project to expand and improve one of the southern Gold Coast’s major sporting hubs was celebrated today at an official opening and community event in Tallebudgera.

The 23-hectare Coplick Family Sports Park now has a new clubhouse,...

$10 million expansion for Tallebudgera sports park photo

On demand kerbside collection to be trialled on GC

12.21pm

A new on-demand kerbside clean-up service will be trialled on the Gold Coast early next year to deliver a more efficient and sustainable solution to bulk rubbish collection.

Mayor Tom Tate said they had listened to resident feedback that people didn’t...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

27 September 2019

City parks set for major upgrades

11.10am

A number of city parks will be enhanced to create better play spaces and improved landscaping, with the tender for a design and construction panel released tomorrow.

Mayor Tom Tate said the six projects, funded by a combination of whole-of-City and...

City parks set for major upgrades   photo

Thursday

26 September 2019

Have your say on proposed improvements to City Plan

11.39am

The Gold Coast community is invited to have its say on proposed updates to the City Plan, the document that guides the growth and development of our city.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City Plan was guided by the Queensland Government’s...

Have your say on proposed improvements to City Plan photo

Wednesday

25 September 2019

Sports venue sees a million through the doors since GC2018

12.00pm

One million people have passed through the doors of the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre since the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, with almost 650,000 to date this year.  

The Carrara venue generated $46million for the economy in the...

Sports venue sees a million through the doors since GC2018 photo

Friday

20 September 2019

Fresh sporting hubs for city’s north and south

11.00am

Two significant pieces of city infrastructure got the go ahead today, with contracts awarded for the construction of the Pimpama Sports Hub and the major refurbishment of the Miami Aquatic Centre.

Mayor Tom Tate said the $80 million, 14 hectare Pimpama...

Fresh sporting hubs for city’s north and south   photo

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