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., Friday, September 21, 2018
E.g., Friday, September 21, 2018

Tuesday

13 February 2018

City endorses naming rights for Aquatic Centre

4.10pm

Naming rights for the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre (GCAC) will soon be on offer.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City will seek a commercial naming rights sponsor for the $41 million venue, following full Council endorsement today.

“The State Government has naming...

City endorses naming rights for Aquatic Centre  photo

Wednesday

7 February 2018

Smart technology driving budget decisions

3.12pm

 

Mayor Tom Tate has today used an electric rubbish-collection buggy to highlight the importance of community feedback in shaping the City’s $1.4 billion annual budget.

“It’s not always the big projects that people focus on. Ratepayers want to ensure they get...

Smart technology driving budget decisions photo

Tuesday

23 January 2018

Food, fun and fireworks on Australia Day

12.46pm

You’re invited to celebrate Australia Day with friends and family at the Broadwater Parklands with food, live music and fireworks.

Acting Mayor Donna Gates said locals and visitors could spend the day soaking up the sun before heading to our iconic...

Food, fun and fireworks on Australia Day photo

Recycled rubber tested on roads

12.43pm

In a City of Gold Coast first, recycled tyres - also known as crumbed rubber - will be used in an asphalt trial at Nielsens Road, Carrara.

The 600 metre stretch of road between Palm Meadows Golf Course and Emerald Lake...

Recycled rubber tested on roads    photo

Monday

15 January 2018

Local heroes awarded at gala ceremony

10.00am

An ironman, an artist, a vet, a publicist, an Olympian and a youth advocate make up this year’s winners in the City’s Australia Day Awards.

The annual awards recognise local people or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to the...

Local heroes awarded at gala ceremony photo

Friday

22 December 2017

Southern Gateway in lights

9.35am

 

The first half of the city’s new public art commission is nearing completion and on track to light up...

Southern Gateway in lights  photo

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