Media releases

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E.g., Thursday, August 13, 2020
E.g., Thursday, August 13, 2020

Thursday

28 July 2016

S.A.M Jet protects city coastline and keep staff safe

11.09am

The City has an extra weapon in its extensive arsenal aimed at protecting our coastline – the S.A.M Jet.

The customised Sand Activity Monitoring Jet Ski is equipped with the latest technology in GPS and sonar devices allowing the collection of...

S.A.M Jet protects city coastline and keep staff safe photo

Tuesday

26 July 2016

Surf Parade set for transformation and open for business

4.40pm

Broadbeach’s Surf Parade is set to undergo an exciting transformation, creating a premier beachside event and dining destination.

All businesses and restaurants will remain open and accessible to foot traffic during the $4.5 million place making project, which begins on 1...

Surf Parade set for transformation and open for business  photo

Monday

25 July 2016

New partnership to protect Kurrawa Beach

11.08am

The city’s defences against storm damage continue to be boosted with the construction of a new 205 metre public seawall at Kurrawa Beach.

The $1.3 million project, adjacent to Kurrawa Park between Charles Avenue and Victoria Avenue, is part of our...

New partnership to protect Kurrawa Beach photo

Tuesday

19 July 2016

Urban Oasis revealed

10.50am

An urban oasis will sprout from the ground in the heart of the Gold Coast’s bustling tourist precinct.

 Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate and Robyn Archer AO, the City’s Arts and Culture Strategic Advisor, announced...

Urban Oasis revealed  photo

Thursday

14 July 2016

Mayor rolls out welcome mat for people of all abilities

2.49pm

Mayor Tom Tate today rolled out the first beach wheelchair mat in the city on a surf beach - promising a new era of accessibility for all.

To be trialled on Burleigh Beach on Saturday mornings, the beach mats allow wheelchairs...

Mayor rolls out welcome mat for people of all abilities photo

Wednesday

13 July 2016

Gold Coast innovation ensures supercars stay on track

11.33am

A secret bitumen ingredient guaranteed to withstand the stress of high performance race cars has been developed and laid on the GC600 race circuit.

Mayor Tom Tate inspected the new surface today, just weeks after the supercars and State Government signed...

Gold Coast innovation ensures supercars stay on track photo

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