Media releases

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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., Wednesday, June 26, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday

15 July 2015

Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award finalists named

9.43am

The hunt for the next generation of inventors, digital developers, innovators and entrepreneurs continues, with the announcement of the 12 finalists in the 2015 Mayor's Telstra Technology Award. 

The Southport School leads the pack with three finalist teams, followed by...

Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award finalists named photo

Friday

10 July 2015

Major funding boost for local arts

3.00am

The City is investing $200,000 to give five local arts and culture groups a huge boost. 

The Accelerate Triennial Grants program will help build their capacity to grow and deliver high-quality cultural products for the community.

Mayor Tom Tate said the three-year...

Major funding boost for local arts  photo

Thursday

9 July 2015

City of Gold Coast transforms payment service delivery

12.00pm

The City of Gold Coast in partnership with the Commonwealth Bank is transforming the way residents are able to pay their rates and water with the introduction of a new self-service payment kiosk at Elanora and Runaway Bay libraries. 

Made possible...

City of Gold Coast transforms payment service delivery  photo

Wednesday

8 July 2015

Expanded Broadwater Parklands closer to the finish line

1.35pm

A $10.5 million expansion of Broadwater Parklands is progressing on budget, with work now starting on two new centrepiece community buildings.

The new buildings will offer meeting, event and educational spaces for locals and visitors, continuing to deliver City of Gold...

Expanded Broadwater Parklands closer to the finish line photo

Monday

6 July 2015

Tackle your green waste and you could win GC SUNS tickets

4.26pm

Sign up for a City of Gold Coast green waste bin before 17 July 2015 and you could be off to see the Gold Coast SUNS in action at Metricon Stadium.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City had teamed up with...

Tackle your green waste and you could win GC SUNS tickets  photo

Friday

3 July 2015

Surfers Paradise Riverside commercial pontoon opens

9.00am

The first initiative of the Surfers Riverside Masterplan is complete with a new pontoon for commercial operators now open.

The pontoon caters for vessels up to 28 metres long and up to 70 tonnes, provides disabled access, and functions in all...

Surfers Paradise Riverside commercial pontoon opens photo

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