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

Wednesday

22 June 2016

Free seniors bus travel extended for four years

11.36am

Gold Coast seniors will be able to travel free on local buses for another four years.

Mayor Tom Tate and the Minister for Transport Stirling Hinchliffe made the announcement today, ahead of the delivery of the City Budget this Friday.

“Following its...

Free seniors bus travel extended for four years  photo

Thursday

16 June 2016

Out of the Box accelerates local talent

11.15am

A growing ambition in the Gold Coast arts sector is leading to a boon in opportunities for artists looking to hone their professional experience.

One opportunity was awarded to two local artists, Meredith Elton and Nadia Sunde, who have spent nearly...

Out of the Box accelerates local talent photo

Tuesday

14 June 2016

Focus on safety at our skate parks

2.37pm

New safety cameras and additional lighting at skate parks across the city will improve public safety and deter anti-social behaviour.

Cameras at eight skate parks will be linked to the wider Gold Coast safety camera network and monitored from a central...

Focus on safety at our skate parks photo

Friday

10 June 2016

Former Vancouver chief city planner to talk ‘density done well’ on Gold Coast

4.34pm

Gold Coast residents are invited to hear from one of the world’s leading planning experts and have their say to help shape the Queensland Government’s planning blueprint for the future of South East Queensland.

South East Queensland Regional Plan project director,...

Former Vancouver chief city planner to talk ‘density done well’ on Gold Coast photo

Wednesday

8 June 2016

Build a business in a weekend at Startup Weekend

1.45pm

If you think you’ve got what it takes to collaborate with creative, technologists, designers and developers to create a new business in the space of 54 hours, then Startup Weekend is for you.  

The rapid-idea-generating event, at Griffith University from 17...

Build a business in a weekend at Startup Weekend  photo

Thursday

2 June 2016

In search of young, innovative and inspiring minds

8.43am

The search for the Gold Coast’s innovative and inspiring young minds is on again. 

Mayor Tom Tate today launched the third annual Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award, which gives high school students the opportunity to develop a technological product or idea.    

Run...

In search of young, innovative and inspiring minds  photo

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