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., Monday, December 18, 2017
E.g., Monday, December 18, 2017

Friday

23 June 2017

Teaching toddlers words through play

10.43am

One of the world’s most innovative learning spaces for toddlers will be launched today.

Titled Book Box, it helps children from zero to five years learn to love books and reading, while engaged in a play-based experience.

“I’m delighted to see this...

Teaching toddlers words through play photo

Thursday

22 June 2017

Youth Exchange Ideas Festival: get on board

4.07pm

The first Gold Coast Exchange Ideas Festival launches at Southport CDB this weekend.

The inaugural festival features free stalls, workshops and activities designed to spark creativity among the city’s youth. It is on from 3pm until late on Friday 23 June...

Youth Exchange Ideas Festival: get on board photo

Wednesday

21 June 2017

Connecting, protecting and partnering to preserve our natural city

10.33am

A fresh strategy to protect our natural environment and recognise its significant value to our economy and lifestyle was today endorsed.

The ‘Our Natural City’ Strategy aims to achieve 51 per cent native vegetation cover in the city by 2020.

Mayor Tom...

Connecting, protecting and partnering to preserve our natural city photo

Gateways to the Gold Coast revealed

9.30am

A world-renowned design studio will put the Gold Coast’s name in lights through two unique works at the city’s busiest entry points.

The successful design for the “Gateways” major public art commission, by New York-based LOT-EK artists Ada Tolla and Giuseppe...

Gateways to the Gold Coast revealed  photo

Monday

19 June 2017

Six in a row: Gold Coasters benefit from low rates

10.37am

Gold Coasters will benefit from another financial year of low rate increases – the sixth successive time rate increases have been kept at record lows.

“Since I became Mayor in 2012, I made it clear to Council that the days of...

Six in a row: Gold Coasters benefit from low rates photo

Friday

16 June 2017

City takes lead to protect visitors and residents

12.43pm

The Gold Coast will install heavy duty retractable bollards to protect visitors and residents at large scale outdoor events.

“We will spare no money to ensure the safety of residents and our visitors. This is an investment in community safety,’’ said...

City takes lead to protect visitors and residents photo

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