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.

E.g., Wednesday, June 26, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday

30 September 2015

Biggest Gold Coast businesses Love to Ride

9.42am

Two of the largest employers in the city have thrown down a challenge to all Gold Coast businesses in an effort to get more people riding.

City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Health have registered early for the city-wide cycling...

Biggest Gold Coast businesses Love to Ride photo

Saturday

26 September 2015

Changing the future of public art

10.51am

A major public art work will be installed at a key site along the Gold Coast's Light Rail corridor. 

Council has endorsed the commissioning of the work heralding a new future for public art. Mayor Tom Tate said the public art project will...

Changing the future of public art photo

Thursday

24 September 2015

Hinterland backdrop to celebrate Gold Coast

3.28pm

Swap screen time for some green time and escape to the hinterland this weekend to Celebrate Gold Coast.

As the name suggests, this free family festival is about everything quintessentially Gold Coast - our culture, lifestyle, food and fun. 

There’s no shortage...

Hinterland backdrop to celebrate Gold Coast photo

Wednesday

23 September 2015

Lend a caring hand to our beaches this October

10.09am

City of Gold Coast and the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management are calling on residents, students and schools to lend a caring hand as part of the October BeachCare program.

Volunteers will be planting native dune plants, removing weeds and picking...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Monday

21 September 2015

School’s out – fun’s in across our city

9.59am

The countdown is over. School holidays are here and thousands of children across the Gold Coast are getting very excited.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City had created a school holiday program.

“It offers hundreds of activities right across the city, many...

School’s out – fun’s in across our city photo

Friday

18 September 2015

City stays on track with additional light rail funding

1.15pm

City of Gold Coast has today committed up to $55 million towards Stage Two of light rail, with Mayor Tom Tate ensuring ratepayers they will not be impacted by the funding boost.

“Since I was elected in 2012, I have led...

City stays on track with additional light rail funding photo

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