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 Warwick Sinclair on or phone 07 5581 5225.

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19 April 2016

City slashes graffiti attacks but needs your help


City of Gold Coast is again calling on the community to help wipe out graffiti.

Mayor Tom Tate said graffiti vandals had no respect for private or community property and no regard for the negative impacts...

City slashes graffiti attacks but needs your help photo

Planting to provide for at-risk koalas

A new tree plantation in Tallebudgera will provide food for sick, injured and orphaned koalas.

Mayor Tom Tate today joined City of Gold Coast officers, volunteers from Wildcare Australia, Tallebudgera State School and the Koala Friends to plant...

Planting to provide for at-risk koalas photo


15 April 2016

Mayor flags budget drivers for 2016-17


Improved local roads, light rail direct to Gold Coast Airport and opening up the city’s green space for residents and visitors are key priorities on Mayor Tom Tate’s 2016-17 budget agenda.

“In January this year, I held city-wide budget consultations and...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography


12 April 2016

Food trucks to cater to peckish park goers


The City is getting on board the food truck phenomenon, launching a trial to allow food trucks to serve peckish people in popular Gold Coast parks.

Food truck vendors are being encouraged to apply for permits that will allow them to...

Food trucks to cater to peckish park goers photo


8 April 2016

Celebrating the city’s youth


City of Gold Coast is joining in the largest celebration of young people in Australia, running a jam-packed calendar of events for National Youth Week.

The festivities kick off today with YOLO (You only live once) - a day of activities,...

Celebrating the city’s youth  photo


30 March 2016

City moves to protect ratepayers’ interests as tenant told to vacate


City of Gold Coast has today served a notice to vacate on the tenant sub-letting about 3500 square metres of office space at The Rocket in Robina.

The tenant, Members’ Alliance, owes around $1.1 million to Council with CEO Dale Dickson...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography