Media releases

View the latest media releases from City of Gold Coast.

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E.g., Sunday, September 19, 2021

Sunday

13 December 2020

Sandbagging stations open

8.55am

Information current at 9am Sunday 13 December

Our sandbagging stations at Pimpama, Burleigh Heads and Bilinga will be open from 9am

They are located at:

 232 Old Pacific Highway, Pimpama (next...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Severe Weather Warning - Sunday 13 December, 7am

7.07am

The Bureau of Meteorology has reported significant rainfall in parts of the Gold Coast Hinterland overnight. 

The Severe Weather Warning for heavy rainfall, damaging winds, abnormally high tides and dangerous surf conditions remains in place.

Some road, including Hardys Road in Bonogin...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Thursday

10 December 2020

Revamped Our Beaches program calls for community input

11.56am
A new-look coastal education program will encourage residents to get their hands sandy, learn about dunes and get involved in keeping Gold Coast beaches pristine.
 
The ‘Our Beaches’ program will initially focus on dune planting and school holiday activities including microplastics...
Revamped Our Beaches program calls for community input photo

Wednesday

9 December 2020

New bike share scheme set for summer launch

10.59am


Get set to cycle your way around the city again with a new bike share scheme launching this week.

Mayor Tom Tate has announced Lime as the new operator of the bike share, with 750 bikes being rolled out across the...

New bike share scheme set for summer launch photo

Burst water main damage, Broadbeach

8.45am

City of Gold Coast is working to repair a burst water main at the corner of Sunshine and Hooked Blvds, Broadbeach.

The damage is on the northbound side of Sunshine Blvd opposite the 7/11 petrol station.

The damage to the road is...

Burst water main damage, Broadbeach  photo

Tuesday

1 December 2020

Free seniors and veterans bus travel extended to weekends

11.13am

Gold Coast seniors and veterans can now access local Surfside buses for free every day of the week.

Mayor Tom Tate said the expansion of the Free Seniors Travel program to include weekends was timely given the upcoming holiday season.

“With more...

Free seniors and veterans bus travel extended to weekends photo

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