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., Sunday, November 18, 2018
E.g., Sunday, November 18, 2018

Wednesday

30 May 2018

Junior council goes ‘live’ as new Junior Mayor is sworn in

11.03am

Caelan Pascoe from Keebra Park State High School was officially sworn in today as the new City of Gold Coast Junior Mayor.

Mayor Tom Tate congratulated Caelan and said his community spirit was inspiring.

“Our Junior Council program has helped hundreds of...

Junior council goes ‘live’ as new Junior Mayor is sworn in  photo

Wednesday

23 May 2018

Let there be light: Budget boost for sports fields

9.30am

Upgraded and new sports field lighting across the Gold Coast will be a priority of the 2018-19 City Budget, to be delivered on 21 June.

Mayor Tom Tate said Council would allocate $1 million in 2018-19 to provide new and improved...

Let there be light: Budget boost for sports fields photo

Sunday

15 April 2018

Mayor thanks community as Games come to close

8.23am

Mayor Tom Tate has thanked Gold Coast residents and visitors for their cooperation and participation in the biggest event in the history of the city.

“It’s been an extraordinary 12 days for the Gold Coast. I’d like to thank each and...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Thursday

29 March 2018

Boardwalk takes visitors into Tallebudgera’s hidden gems

3.40pm

The city’s newest nature trail has opened – adding to the Gold Coast’s 714 kilometres of trails.

Mayor Tom Tate today opened a 120m long boardwalk within the Schuster Park Natural Area, which forms part of a longer nature trail experience...

Boardwalk takes visitors into Tallebudgera’s hidden gems photo

Saturday

24 March 2018

Mayor plans review of Public Art Policy

11.22am

Mayor Tom Tate has today announced plans for a widespread review of the Public Art Policy - and changes to the selection panel.

It comes after strong community criticism of the northern gateway public art, with many people commenting the artwork...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Thursday

22 March 2018

Pioneering family honoured at new HOTA venue

12.36pm

One of the city’s true pioneering families has been recognised in a touching ceremony at HOTA (Home of the Arts) today.

Mayor Tom Tate joined with the Hicks family to unveil a tribute at the new HOTA amphitheatre in Evandale.

“The Hicks...

Pioneering family honoured at new HOTA venue photo

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