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.

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E.g., Sunday, July 21, 2019

Friday

27 November 2015

PGA Championship: where everyone plays

11.42am

As the Gold Coast gears up to host the 2015 Australian PGA Championship next week, Mayor Tom Tate is urging locals to support the biggest event on the city’s golfing calendar.  

To be held at RACV Royal Pines Resort from December...

PGA Championship: where everyone plays  photo

Wednesday

18 November 2015

New traffic trial keeps the city’s wheels moving

12.09pm

Minor traffic incidents will be cleared more quickly and congestion reduced under a new initiative approved by the City of Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate announced a six-month trial of a roaming Traffic Response Unit (TRU) to help combat congestion during...

New traffic trial keeps the city’s wheels moving photo

Friday

13 November 2015

Bigger Broadwater Parklands opening soon

1.13pm

There’ll soon be more space to play at Southport’s Broadwater Parklands, with a 3.5 hectare extension at its northern end now in the final stage of development.

The $10.5 million expansion of one of the city’s most popular family...

Bigger Broadwater Parklands opening soon photo

Thursday

5 November 2015

Main Beach seawall reconstruction underway

1.06pm

Works to reconstruct a public seawall at Main Beach are now well underway as part of the City’s extensive program to boost its sea defences.

Mayor Tom Tate inspected the $780,000 project today, which involves reconstruction of 120 metres of seawall...

Main Beach seawall reconstruction underway photo

Wednesday

4 November 2015

It’s time to light up and make our city sparkle

10.43am

Help bring the magic of Christmas to the Gold Coast by ‘lighting up’ your home or business and entering the 2015 Gold Coast Christmas Lights Competition.

Mayor Tom Tate officially launched the competition today at last year’s non-residential winner and community...

It’s time to light up and make our city sparkle  photo

Tuesday

3 November 2015

Students learn importance of summer storm safety

12.05pm

Storm season is here and it’s time to ‘get ready’ Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate today launched Get Ready Gold Coast as he joined the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) and the Red Cross at Clover Hill State School to...

Students learn importance of summer storm safety photo

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