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., Friday, February 22, 2019

Wednesday

12 August 2015

FIBA Oceania relocates to Gold Coast

9.59am

The Federation of International Basketball (FIBA) Oceania Office will relocate from Canberra to the Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate made the announcement today alongside FIBA President Horacio Muratore, who is visiting the Gold Coast to open the Regional Office and meet...

FIBA Oceania relocates to Gold Coast  photo

Tuesday

11 August 2015

New Gemvale Road access link in line of site

11.21am

City of Gold Coast has commenced construction on a new $8.37M congestion relief point for one of Reedy Creek’s busiest roads.

Jointly funded by the City and the Australian Government’s ‘Roads to Recovery’ program, the new Eden View Drive access link...

New Gemvale Road access link in line of site photo

Monday

10 August 2015

Smiling speed signs for safer roads

3.44pm

Excessive speed is a lead factor in around one third of Gold Coast road fatalities -  and Mayor Tom Tate wants the City to play its part in reducing road trauma.

To support the crackdown on speeding motorists and...

Smiling speed signs for safer roads photo

Wednesday

5 August 2015

Summer beach boost tradition underway

12.51pm

Some 600,000m3 of sand has been dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and onto Burleigh Beach in a pre-summer practice spanning 20 years.

That’s similar to the amount of sand moving through the entire Gold Coast system each year.

City of Gold Coast is...

Summer beach boost tradition underway photo

Coplick Family Sports Park expansion underway

11.50am

An improved sports facility for the southern Gold Coast is coming soon, with works to expand the Coplick Family Sports Park in Tallebudgera now well underway.

The $7.8million project, due for completion in April 2016, includes three new sports fields, a...

Coplick Family Sports Park expansion underway photo

Friday

31 July 2015

Potential new investment in Southport reaches $2.5 billion

11.38am

Investment in the Gold Coast’s CBD has reached new heights, with the value of potential developments lodged under the Priority Development Area (PDA) scheme now soaring to more than $2.5 billion.    

This figure* includes the land value, cost of construction...

Potential new investment in Southport reaches $2.5 billion  photo

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