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, August 17, 2018
E.g., Friday, August 17, 2018

Thursday

28 May 2015

Art gets hot with those who dare

9.00am

A new story for arts and culture is bubbling to the surface on the Gold Coast and it’s evident in a one-of-a-kind event firmly focused on the future and set to fuel invention, imagination and ideas from 26 to 28...

Art gets hot with those who dare photo

Wednesday

27 May 2015

Nickelodeon fun at Monster Machinery Day

10.20am

Monster Machinery Day, the city’s favourite event for kids and the young at heart, is on again - this year with a slimy new addition.

Nickelodeon will present its interactive game show Slime Time Live, which makes children the star of...

Nickelodeon fun at Monster Machinery Day photo

Monday

25 May 2015

Gold Coast Tourist Parks recognised for excellence

9.00am

Six City of Gold Coast Tourist Parks have received Certificates of Excellence by leading travel website, TripAdvisor.

The award recognises accommodation, restaurants and attractions that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on the site.

Reviewers can rate accommodation on several criteria including service,...

Gold Coast Tourist Parks recognised for excellence photo

Friday

22 May 2015

Zuzana is new Junior Council Mayor

1.30pm

Zuzana Harmaniakova of Miami State High School was officially sworn in today as the 2015 City of Gold Coast Junior Council Mayor.

Mayor Tom Tate congratulated Zuzana saying the Junior Mayor and executive team would ensure the voice of the Gold...

Zuzana is new Junior Council Mayor photo

Commercial pontoon kicks off Surfers Paradise riverside revamp

12.50pm

The Surfers Paradise riverside upgrade has reached a significant milestone with a new pontoon for commercial operators floated into place today.

City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the $800,000 project was the first initiative of the Surfers Paradise Riverside...

Commercial pontoon kicks off Surfers Paradise riverside revamp photo

Thursday

21 May 2015

More than 2000 community listings now online

3.30pm

The Gold Coast’s most popular community directory has gone online.

Mayor Tom Tate said the 2015 Gold Coast Community Guide was now available as an online directory featuring more than 2000 listings.

"You can find local community groups and service providers and...

More than 2000 community listings now online photo

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