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., Tuesday, September 17, 2019
E.g., Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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

Wednesday

3 February 2016

City tees off scholarship drive

12.06pm

The search is on again for young golfers with driving ambition to enter the Mayor’s Junior Golf Development Scholarship for 2016. 

Three young Gold Coast golfers will be offered a unique opportunity to win Emirates Airline flights to watch the 2016...

City tees off scholarship drive photo

Tuesday

2 February 2016

New City Plan protects green space and drives certainty

9.52am

The natural environment, business and residents will all benefit from the new City Plan which takes effect from today.

“Protecting our green and open space is vital for our city which is expected to record significant population growth over coming decades,’’...

New City Plan protects green space and drives certainty photo

Monday

25 January 2016

Jobs 'bonanza' no accident, says Mayor Tate

4.01pm

The city is enjoying a jobs bonanza as thousands of Gold Coasters find work in a range of industries from retail to construction and manufacturing.

“We heard from the State Treasurer last week that the Gold Coast is leading Queensland in...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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