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., Monday, December 16, 2019
E.g., Monday, December 16, 2019

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

Thursday

21 January 2016

Sport Plan drives greater promotion for our city

12.11pm

The city’s reputation as an international training and competition venue for elite sport has received another boost with an international junior hockey competition underway.

Australian and New Zealand elite young hockey players are battling it out in Labrador as they seek...

Sport Plan drives greater promotion for our city photo

Everyone’s invited to Australia Day at Evandale

10.36am

Get set for another bonza Australia Day at Evandale Parklands on Tuesday 26 January.

The iconic event, which is celebrating 35 years, is on from 9am to 3pm and offers traditional favourites like sheep shearing and pig racing along with fabulous...

Everyone’s invited to Australia Day at Evandale photo

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