Media releases

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E.g., Friday, June 26, 2020

Friday

2 December 2016

First stage of Broadbeach upgrade ready for summer

2.26pm

Broadbeach’s Surf Parade will re-open to traffic on Saturday 10 December with stage 1 of the $5 million transformation ready in time for the Christmas trading season.

Mayor Tom Tate said the upgrade was progressing well.

“The first stage includes improvements to...

First stage of Broadbeach upgrade ready for summer photo

City beach matting trial proving a success

9.50am

Mayor Tom Tate has today praised residents and visitors for supporting the beach matting trial at Burleigh Beach, with thousands of beach goers using the facility to access the oceanfront.

“We’ve had permanent beach matting at Broadwater Parklands for years. The...

City beach matting trial proving a success  photo

Thursday

24 November 2016

New City Gallery concept in wings as precinct’s outdoor stage takes shape

2.45pm

Early design concepts for the City’s new Art Gallery have been presented with Mayor Tom Tate endorsing the evolution of the cultural precinct.

“The amphitheatre is on track to be finished before the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games so it is...

New City Gallery concept in wings as precinct’s outdoor stage takes shape photo

Tuesday

15 November 2016

Propeller design wins Mayor’s Technology Award

9.40am

“A new version of the propeller that turns the circular force of motors into a downward energy has taken out the major prize in this year’s Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award.

The 11 finalist teams presented their cutting edge ideas at a pitch...

Propeller design wins Mayor’s Technology Award photo

Friday

11 November 2016

Art on the G:link

9.35am

Gold Coasters will decide on the art wrapping the G:link for the summer.

City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the public vote followed a city-wide call for entries with three local artists now vying for the top spot.

“We’ve narrowed...

Art on the G:link photo

Monday

7 November 2016

Watch out for ‘books appearing in unexpected nooks’

10.33am

The City is launching ‘pop-up’ libraries with dozens of locations to benefit from the innovative program.

“Books normally live on shelves but this program is setting them free in parks, at retirement villages, at food and music events and even at...

Watch out for ‘books appearing in unexpected nooks’ photo

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