Media releases

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Enquiries from media should be directed to media1@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Lisa Grundy on lgrundy@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941.

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E.g., Monday, December 16, 2019

Monday

21 September 2015

School’s out – fun’s in across our city

9.59am

The countdown is over. School holidays are here and thousands of children across the Gold Coast are getting very excited.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City had created a school holiday program.

“It offers hundreds of activities right across the city, many...

School’s out – fun’s in across our city photo

Friday

18 September 2015

City stays on track with additional light rail funding

1.15pm

City of Gold Coast has today committed up to $55 million towards Stage Two of light rail, with Mayor Tom Tate ensuring ratepayers they will not be impacted by the funding boost.

“Since I was elected in 2012, I have led...

City stays on track with additional light rail funding photo

Thursday

17 September 2015

New outdoor learning space boosts coastal education

10.50am

City of Gold Coast has unveiled a new $110,000 outdoor learning space designed for coastal education programs at The Spit.

Located at the midpoint of the Federation Walk Coastal Reserve, the mini amphitheatre will seat up to 36 children taking part...

New outdoor learning space boosts coastal education photo

Tuesday

15 September 2015

Access for all at City Libraries

12.19pm

New specialised equipment for residents with vision and hearing impairments is being rolled out across the City’s Libraries as Disability Action Week is celebrated across Queensland.

Audio loops, over-sized keyboards and magnifiers are now available in all 13 branch libraries enabling...

Access for all at City Libraries photo

Tugun back on the skate map with park upgrade

11.24am

City of Gold Coast has put Tugun back on the skating map with a $750,000 facility upgrade.

Division 14 Councillor Chris Robbins visited the Boyd Street Skate Park and Public Amenity Building Renewal Project today.

“We know skating is increasingly valuable to...

Tugun back on the skate map with park upgrade photo

Friday

11 September 2015

2015 Cleanest Beach runner-up trophy comes home

11.18am

City of Gold Coast is now home to the Keep Australia Beautiful National Clean Beach Awards runner-up trophy.  

The trophy was formally presented to today’s full Council meeting after Burleigh Beach narrowly missed taking out the 2015 awards in Darwin...

2015 Cleanest Beach runner-up trophy comes home photo

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