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

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

New plan to strengthen our surfing future

11.41am

A plan to better manage the increasing demands on the city’s surfing resources was approved by Full Council today.

Mayor Tom Tate today released the inaugural Surf Management Plan (SMP), which aims to provide world’s best practice coastal management strategies to...

New plan to strengthen our surfing future photo

Inspiring Gold Coast girls to get active

10.12am

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. That’s the message behind a new City initiative motivating women and girls to reach their health and fitness goals.

Girl Active brings together qualified fitness and wellness professionals to run free and low...

Inspiring Gold Coast girls to get active photo

Wednesday

9 December 2015

New staff making a mark on Special Needs Library

10.44am

The city’s residents will benefit from improved library services and specialised staff, with Mayor Tom Tate today visiting our Nerang Special Needs Library.

“The library has 1370 active members and I’m delighted to be visiting today to say hello to some...

New staff making a mark on Special Needs Library photo

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