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17 December 2020

Wet Weather Update - 8.45am 17 December 2020


Heavy rainfall has again impacted the city overnight.

Beaches are again closed to swimming again today due to a strong swell and significant debris on the beaches.

Residents are also reminded to stay out of swollen rivers and creeks.

Not only are there hidden...

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15 December 2020

City Services update 9am 15 December 2020


With the easing of the weather forecast, most City services have returned to normal.

The City's Waste and Recycling Centres are now open to the public and operating as per usual procedures.

Beaches remain closed to swimming. We also ask people to take...

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14 December 2020

Severe Weather update - Monday December 14, 7am


A Severe Weather Warning remains in place this morning for damaging winds, abnormally high tides, heavy rainfall and dangerous surf conditions on the Gold Coast.

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted periods of heavy rain could cause localised flooding with the...

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13 December 2020

Waste and Recycling Centres CLOSED - Monday December 14


All City Waste and Recycling Centres and land fill facilities will be closed today (Monday 14 December) to ensure the safety of staff and the community. 

The closures will be reassessed tomorrow.



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Watch and Act: Currumbin and Tallebudgera


Due to heavy rain predicted in the Gold Coast hinterland tonight, properties in the Currumbin and Tallebudgera catchments may be impacted by floodwater in the coming hours.

Monitor the situation closely and if necessary move to higher...

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Severe Weather Event - 13 December 4.30pm


Gold Coasters are being urged to remain vigilant and stay safe in the coming hours as heavy rainfall is forecast this evening.

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted heavy rain that could cause localised flooding is likely to impact the City...

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