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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Thursday

14 January 2016

Road upgrades to ease congestion and support active travel

2.45pm

Northern Gold Coast residents are set to benefit from two major road upgrades.

The $2.4 million upgrade of Santa Barbara Road, from the Hope Island Road roundabout to the Hope Island Resort roundabout, will improve a congestion hot spot and provide...

Road upgrades to ease congestion and support active travel     photo

Monday

11 January 2016

Residents urged to share their priorities for the city

11.02am

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has launched his third annual People’s Budget survey.

“I have made it clear that the people of our city will shape the key spending from our annual $1.1 billion budget. That has occurred for the last...

Residents urged to share their priorities for the city photo

Tuesday

29 December 2015

Family-friendly free fun to bring in 2016

11.36am

Preparations are set for the sky over our city to sparkle as Gold Coasters welcome a new year.

Mayor Tom Tate joined Surfers Paradise Alliance Chief Executive, Mike Winlaw, today to meet fireworks technicians organising displays at Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach.

“The...

Family-friendly free fun to bring in 2016 photo

Tuesday

22 December 2015

Christmas Lights Competition winners announced

9.37am

Winners from this year’s Christmas Competition celebrated their achievement on the lawn of Grand Champions, Diane and Dennis Jordan, 37 Eugaree Street, Southport.

From the first of December to 24 December entrant’s homes and businesses have been transformed into magical displays...

Christmas Lights Competition winners announced photo

Wednesday

16 December 2015

City joins police with Christmas safety drive

3.47pm

The City of Gold Coast and Queensland Police Service have today made a plea to all road users: “drive to survive” these Christmas holidays.

Acting Mayor Donna Gates said road safety was everyone’s responsibility.

“As a community, we need to take ownership...

City joins police with Christmas safety drive photo

Friday

11 December 2015

New City Plan sets a framework for the future

12.58pm

Council today adopted the City Plan, giving confidence to business and certainty to residents about the future of the Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City Plan had been two years in the making, guided by industry and the community,...

New City Plan sets a framework for the future photo

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