Media releases

View the latest media releases from City of Gold Coast. Scroll through the list below, or search by keyword or date range to find a particular news item. To stay up to date subscribe to our RSS feed for our latest news.

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.

E.g., Friday, September 21, 2018
E.g., Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday

3 July 2015

Surfers Paradise Riverside commercial pontoon opens

9.00am

The first initiative of the Surfers Riverside Masterplan is complete with a new pontoon for commercial operators now open.

The pontoon caters for vessels up to 28 metres long and up to 70 tonnes, provides disabled access, and functions in all...

Surfers Paradise Riverside commercial pontoon opens photo

Wednesday

1 July 2015

Direct action assists resident and improves mobility

2.49pm

A Pacific Pines resident has greater access to her local shopping centre, parks and community centre thanks to direct action undertaken by Mayor Tom Tate through the recent city-wide budget consultation.

"This is a fantastic example how residents have shaped our...

Direct action assists resident and improves mobility photo

Lend a caring hand to our beaches in July

9.30am

City of Gold Coast and the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management are calling on residents, students and schools to lend a caring hand as part of the July BeachCare program.

Volunteers will be planting native dune plants, removing weeds and picking...

Lend a caring hand to our beaches in July photo

Tuesday

30 June 2015

Biodiversity boost with landowners assistance program

11.35am

Private landholders are encouraged to put forward nature conservation projects on their land for a share of $100,000 in funding from the City of Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate said expressions of interest for grants from the City’s Nature...

Biodiversity boost with landowners assistance program photo

Monday

22 June 2015

Mayor goes green with electric boat

11.10am

Mayor Tom Tate today begins a month-long trial of an electric boat as part of an ongoing push for a 'greener Gold Coast'.

'Our City Plan 2015 puts the preservation of green space at the forefront of future planning endeavours for...

Mayor goes green with electric boat photo

Art and activism reimagine the future

10.00am

Artists have a critical role in creating a new future according to internationally renowned activist Alex Kelly; an idea to be explored this week on the Gold Coast.  

As a filmmaker, producer and activist Alex Kelly is well placed to...

Art and activism reimagine the future photo

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