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., Tuesday, July 23, 2019
E.g., Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Friday

14 August 2015

Music buskers wanted for CBD

12.21pm

Music buskers - the CBD Gold Coast wants you.

City of Gold Coast is conducting a six month busking trial in Southport.

Divisional Councillor Dawn Crichlow said the aim of the trial was to reinvigorate the CBD and give local musicians an...

Music buskers wanted for CBD  photo

Wednesday

12 August 2015

Development boom revitalises Urban Design Awards

4.13pm

The Gold Coast Urban Design Awards are expected to be fiercely contested this year as the city enjoys a resurgence in building and development.

Entries are now open for the 2015 awards and Mayor Tom Tate said he is excited about...

Development boom revitalises Urban Design Awards photo

FIBA Oceania relocates to Gold Coast

9.59am

The Federation of International Basketball (FIBA) Oceania Office will relocate from Canberra to the Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate made the announcement today alongside FIBA President Horacio Muratore, who is visiting the Gold Coast to open the Regional Office and meet...

FIBA Oceania relocates to Gold Coast  photo

Tuesday

11 August 2015

New Gemvale Road access link in line of site

11.21am

City of Gold Coast has commenced construction on a new $8.37M congestion relief point for one of Reedy Creek’s busiest roads.

Jointly funded by the City and the Australian Government’s ‘Roads to Recovery’ program, the new Eden View Drive access link...

New Gemvale Road access link in line of site photo

Monday

10 August 2015

Smiling speed signs for safer roads

3.44pm

Excessive speed is a lead factor in around one third of Gold Coast road fatalities -  and Mayor Tom Tate wants the City to play its part in reducing road trauma.

To support the crackdown on speeding motorists and...

Smiling speed signs for safer roads photo

Wednesday

5 August 2015

Summer beach boost tradition underway

12.51pm

Some 600,000m3 of sand has been dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and onto Burleigh Beach in a pre-summer practice spanning 20 years.

That’s similar to the amount of sand moving through the entire Gold Coast system each year.

City of Gold Coast is...

Summer beach boost tradition underway photo

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