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., Friday, April 3, 2020
E.g., Friday, April 3, 2020

Monday

3 February 2020

Green Bridge links our cultural heart with tourism hub

9.31am

The $19.5 million green bridge linking our Home of the Arts with Chevron Island is now open.

Mayor Tom Tate officially opened the bridge at a community event today, describing it as a benchmark for future green bridges around the city.

“This...

Green Bridge links our cultural heart with tourism hub photo

Wednesday

29 January 2020

Bridge creates new connection for the north

11.19am

The Gainsborough Greens bridge in Pimpama has officially opened to the public for the first time since it was constructed over 25 years ago. 

The 25 metre long, two lane bridge was originally constructed in 1993 as part of the Beenleigh...

Bridge creates new connection for the north   photo

Friday

24 January 2020

City’s Australia Day events to make a splash

12.03pm

Kick back, relax and celebrate this Australia Day as two of the city’s most iconic venues come alive with local performers, delicious food offerings, and entertainment for all ages.

On Sunday 26 January, Broadwater Parklands and the Southport Aquatic Centre will...

City’s Australia Day events to make a splash  photo

Local legends honoured at Australia Day awards

10.58am

A number of the city’s most inspirational citizens have been recognised overnight for their outstanding contribution to the community at the annual City of Gold Coast Australia Day awards.

Mayor Tom Tate said he was honoured to meet the award recipients...

Local legends honoured at Australia Day awards photo

Thursday

23 January 2020

How to make sure mozzies don’t ruin your Australia Day weekend

10.26am

Gold Coasters are being encouraged to take 15 minutes before the Australia Day long weekend to look around their homes and empty containers that may be full of water from the rain to prevent mosquito breeding.

Gold Coast Public Health Unit...

How to make sure mozzies don’t ruin your Australia Day weekend photo

Saturday

18 January 2020

Severe weather easing

9.59am

Following heavy rain overnight the severe weather situation is now easing. 

Water within...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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