Media releases

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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.

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E.g., Friday, October 19, 2018

Monday

10 August 2015

Smiling speed signs for safer roads

3.44pm

Excessive speed is a lead factor in around one third of Gold Coast road fatalities -  and Mayor Tom Tate wants the City to play its part in reducing road trauma.

To support the crackdown on speeding motorists and...

Smiling speed signs for safer roads photo

Wednesday

5 August 2015

Summer beach boost tradition underway

12.51pm

Some 600,000m3 of sand has been dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and onto Burleigh Beach in a pre-summer practice spanning 20 years.

That’s similar to the amount of sand moving through the entire Gold Coast system each year.

City of Gold Coast is...

Summer beach boost tradition underway photo

Coplick Family Sports Park expansion underway

11.50am

An improved sports facility for the southern Gold Coast is coming soon, with works to expand the Coplick Family Sports Park in Tallebudgera now well underway.

The $7.8million project, due for completion in April 2016, includes three new sports fields, a...

Coplick Family Sports Park expansion underway photo

Friday

31 July 2015

Potential new investment in Southport reaches $2.5 billion

11.38am

Investment in the Gold Coast’s CBD has reached new heights, with the value of potential developments lodged under the Priority Development Area (PDA) scheme now soaring to more than $2.5 billion.    

This figure* includes the land value, cost of construction...

Potential new investment in Southport reaches $2.5 billion  photo

Mobile CCTV network cracks down on crime

3.00am

The City’s mobile CCTV trial has proved effective in addressing numerous crime and community safety issues, and to date the cameras have been deployed 110 times.

Mayor Tom Tate said the successful two-year trial will now continue as an ongoing program,...

Mobile CCTV network cracks down on crime photo

Monday

27 July 2015

Junior Council helping young homeless

12.29pm

Mayor Tom Tate today joined his junior counterpart as Junior Council prepared support packs for Homeless Connect.

Newly-elected Junior Mayor Zuzana Harmaniakova has made the issue of homelessness a priority for her Council with toiletry bags being prepared on site at...

Junior Council helping young homeless photo

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