Media releases

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E.g., Thursday, August 13, 2020

Wednesday

29 June 2016

Cultural evolution hits historic milestone: beehive demolished

10.09am

The city’ s ‘ cultural evolution’  passed a milestone today with the historic former Council administration building making way for the birth of a world-class amphitheatre and art-space.

“ The beehive, as it is affectionately known, has been demolished, replaced with...

Cultural evolution hits historic milestone: beehive demolished photo

Tuesday

28 June 2016

Get into the green with NaturallyGC

10.12am

Mayor Tom Tate today met the City’s young ‘enviro warrior’ as part of the launch of the 2016-17 NaturallyGC program.

“Our youth are the future and to meet Patrick Brabant on the day we launch the 2016-17 NaturallyGC program is fitting....

Get into the green with NaturallyGC photo

Friday

24 June 2016

Tuck into tasty treats in City parks

1.09pm

Food trucks will start serving fresh tasty regional food in some of the City’s parks from tomorrow.

Chair of Community Services, Councillor Bob La Castra, said food trucks were a marriage of two of our favourite pastimes.

“This is about enjoying tasty...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Gold Coast delivers low rates for fifth straight year

12.12pm

City of Gold Coast has today announced the lowest annual rate increase of any south east Queensland council – adding to five consecutive years of low rate increases.

“In 2012, I made the commitment that rate increases must remain at, or...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Wednesday

22 June 2016

Free seniors bus travel extended for four years

11.36am

Gold Coast seniors will be able to travel free on local buses for another four years.

Mayor Tom Tate and the Minister for Transport Stirling Hinchliffe made the announcement today, ahead of the delivery of the City Budget this Friday.

“Following its...

Free seniors bus travel extended for four years  photo

Thursday

16 June 2016

Out of the Box accelerates local talent

11.15am

A growing ambition in the Gold Coast arts sector is leading to a boon in opportunities for artists looking to hone their professional experience.

One opportunity was awarded to two local artists, Meredith Elton and Nadia Sunde, who have spent nearly...

Out of the Box accelerates local talent photo

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