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., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Friday

4 September 2015

People power key to hitting new waste targets

11.40am

City of Gold Coast has new waste reduction targets in sight following the launch of its Solid Waste Strategy 2024 today.

Mayor Tom Tate said changing people’s behaviour to treat waste as a resource was a top priority under the new...

People power key to hitting new waste targets photo

Thursday

3 September 2015

It’s “Pandamonium” in Gold Coast Chinatown

2.25pm

Gold Coast Chinatown will welcome the permanent presence of a unique creature this weekend with the unveiling of a special statue at the Chinatown Street Markets.

Mayor Tom Tate said the “Pandamonium” statue – which is half panda and half koala...

It’s “Pandamonium” in Gold Coast Chinatown    photo

Wednesday

2 September 2015

Parking pilot provides flexible pricing

12.18pm

From 1 October motorists in Burleigh Heads and Broadbeach will begin testing the City’s new flexible parking pricing pilot.

The two-year scheme provides for parking prices to be adjusted up or down in 20 cent increments each quarter according to demand...

Parking pilot provides flexible pricing photo

Wednesday

26 August 2015

City digs deep in seawall health check

11.51am

City of Gold Coast’s seawall investigation works are in full swing with five locations going under the microscope for condition checks.

Mayor Tom Tate toured one of two Surfers Paradise investigation sites today where the long term performance of almost 1.5...

City digs deep in seawall health check photo

Friday

14 August 2015

Music buskers wanted for CBD

12.21pm

Music buskers - the CBD Gold Coast wants you.

City of Gold Coast is conducting a six month busking trial in Southport.

Divisional Councillor Dawn Crichlow said the aim of the trial was to reinvigorate the CBD and give local musicians an...

Music buskers wanted for CBD  photo

Wednesday

12 August 2015

Development boom revitalises Urban Design Awards

4.13pm

The Gold Coast Urban Design Awards are expected to be fiercely contested this year as the city enjoys a resurgence in building and development.

Entries are now open for the 2015 awards and Mayor Tom Tate said he is excited about...

Development boom revitalises Urban Design Awards photo

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