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., Thursday, January 23, 2020
E.g., Thursday, January 23, 2020

Thursday

14 July 2016

Mayor rolls out welcome mat for people of all abilities

2.49pm

Mayor Tom Tate today rolled out the first beach wheelchair mat in the city on a surf beach - promising a new era of accessibility for all.

To be trialled on Burleigh Beach on Saturday mornings, the beach mats allow wheelchairs...

Mayor rolls out welcome mat for people of all abilities photo

Wednesday

13 July 2016

Gold Coast innovation ensures supercars stay on track

11.33am

A secret bitumen ingredient guaranteed to withstand the stress of high performance race cars has been developed and laid on the GC600 race circuit.

Mayor Tom Tate inspected the new surface today, just weeks after the supercars and State Government signed...

Gold Coast innovation ensures supercars stay on track photo

Wednesday

29 June 2016

Cultural evolution hits historic milestone: beehive demolished

10.09am

The city’ s ‘ cultural evolution’  passed a milestone today with the historic former Council administration building making way for the birth of a world-class amphitheatre and art-space.

“ The beehive, as it is affectionately known, has been demolished, replaced with...

Cultural evolution hits historic milestone: beehive demolished photo

Tuesday

28 June 2016

Get into the green with NaturallyGC

10.12am

Mayor Tom Tate today met the City’s young ‘enviro warrior’ as part of the launch of the 2016-17 NaturallyGC program.

“Our youth are the future and to meet Patrick Brabant on the day we launch the 2016-17 NaturallyGC program is fitting....

Get into the green with NaturallyGC photo

Friday

24 June 2016

Tuck into tasty treats in City parks

1.09pm

Food trucks will start serving fresh tasty regional food in some of the City’s parks from tomorrow.

Chair of Community Services, Councillor Bob La Castra, said food trucks were a marriage of two of our favourite pastimes.

“This is about enjoying tasty...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Gold Coast delivers low rates for fifth straight year

12.12pm

City of Gold Coast has today announced the lowest annual rate increase of any south east Queensland council – adding to five consecutive years of low rate increases.

“In 2012, I made the commitment that rate increases must remain at, or...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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