Media releases

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Tuesday

31 May 2016

Gold Coast to celebrate diversity in Queensland week

2.10pm

The Gold Coast will celebrate Queensland’s diversity at a free community event during Queensland Week - called Diversity GC.

Mayor Tom Tate said Queensland Week was a great opportunity to showcase our multi-cultural community.

"In the last 12 months, the City has...

Gold Coast to celebrate diversity in Queensland week photo

Thursday

26 May 2016

Artist joins Mayor in tackling graffiti

4.13pm

Mayor Tom Tate has continued his ‘anti-graffiti crusade’ engaging a Gold Coast artist to decorate Council construction trailers to deter vandals.

“This is art and infrastructure uniting and it allows artists to use our trailers as a canvas to create a...

Artist joins Mayor in tackling graffiti photo

Monster Machinery Day is back

3.20pm

Unleash your inner child at the one of the favourite events of the year, Monster Machinery Day.

Broadwater Parklands will host the 13th annual Monster Machinery Day on Sunday, 29 May.

It’s your unique opportunity to see the huge fleet of machinery...

Monster Machinery Day is back photo

Wednesday

25 May 2016

Gold Coast has a new Junior Mayor

4.44pm

William Choy of All Saints Anglican School has today been officially sworn in as the 2016 City of Gold Coast Junior Mayor.

Mayor Tom Tate met his junior counterpart and applauded his community spirit.

“Our Junior Council members make a valuable contribution...

Gold Coast has a new Junior Mayor photo

Sweet rewards for successful young golfers

11.34am

Three teenage golfers have secured the trip of a lifetime and professional coaching as winners of the 2016 Mayor’s Junior Golf Development Scholarship.

The trio has won Emirates flights to watch the 2016 Open Championship in Scotland, a visit to the...

Sweet rewards for successful young golfers   photo

Tuesday

17 May 2016

Bike Week begins with beachfront breakfast

12.02pm

City of Gold Coast celebrated cycling today by serving up a free breakfast for commuters cruising down to Surfers Paradise Foreshore on two wheels.

Ride 2 Work day promotes the health, financial and environmental benefits of commuting to work by bike...

Bike Week begins with beachfront breakfast photo

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