Media releases

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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.

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E.g., Friday, August 23, 2019

Wednesday

24 February 2016

Construction phase begins for Cultural Precinct

3.15pm

The construction phase has commenced on the $37 million Stage 1 of the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct at Evandale.

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate today (24/02) closed the doors on the empty Surfers Paradise Administration Building and oversaw initial...

Construction phase begins for Cultural Precinct photo

Monday

22 February 2016

Major boost to city’s camera network with safety No 1 priority

12.59pm

Mayor Tom Tate today revealed that 16 new CCTV cameras would be rolled out across the city in the next six months as part of Council’s ‘safer suburbs’ drive.

“These cameras work. They help make law abiding residents and visitors feel...

Major boost to city’s camera network with safety No 1 priority photo

Thursday

18 February 2016

Crime the focus as Neighbourhood Watch ramps up

12.04pm

Residents are a vital link in reporting and reducing crime – and Mayor Tom Tate will today call on Gold Coasters to join the Neighbourhood Watch movement.

The City has thrown its support behind Neighbourhood Watch to get the message out,...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Wednesday

17 February 2016

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey in Chinatown

9.56am

Gold Coast Chinatown is serving up traditional cuisine, live music, dance performances and fireworks to bring in the lunar New Year.

The largest Chinese New Year event in the city will take place on Saturday 20 February under the lanterns on...

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey in Chinatown photo

Tuesday

9 February 2016

New beachfront event space a step closer

1.23pm

Work has begun on the Gold Coast’s first fully serviced beachfront event space at Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach.

City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said Kurrawa Terrace was a much anticipated boutique new space designed to provide that quintessential ‘sand between...

New beachfront event space a step closer   photo

Friday

5 February 2016

Council blitz drives down mozzie numbers

8.07am

Gold Coasters have been spared one of the worst mosquito seasons on record thanks to an “operational blitz’’ by Council officers over the past 18 months.

The targeted campaign has earned praise from Mayor Tom Tate as he welcomed an international...

Council blitz drives down mozzie numbers photo

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