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.

E.g., Monday, February 17, 2020
E.g., Monday, February 17, 2020

Wednesday

4 November 2015

It’s time to light up and make our city sparkle

10.43am

Help bring the magic of Christmas to the Gold Coast by ‘lighting up’ your home or business and entering the 2015 Gold Coast Christmas Lights Competition.

Mayor Tom Tate officially launched the competition today at last year’s non-residential winner and community...

It’s time to light up and make our city sparkle  photo

Tuesday

3 November 2015

Students learn importance of summer storm safety

12.05pm

Storm season is here and it’s time to ‘get ready’ Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate today launched Get Ready Gold Coast as he joined the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) and the Red Cross at Clover Hill State School to...

Students learn importance of summer storm safety photo

Plan to promote city’s nature based recreation spots

9.01am

The location of the city’s 13,000 hectares of conservation reserves might be one of the city’s best kept secrets but this is set to change, thanks to a new plan.

The city’s Nature Based Recreation Plan, approved today by full Council,...

Plan to promote city’s nature based recreation spots photo

Thursday

29 October 2015

Beaches are for everyone – so it’s time to share your beach experience

10.10am

With summer almost here and our city’s iconic beaches ready for everyone to enjoy, it’s time to share your beach experience.

Mayor Tom Tate today launched the summer beach campaign, which kicks off with a new public survey about your beach...

Beaches are for everyone – so it’s time to share your beach experience   photo

Friday

23 October 2015

Urban Oasis in the city

12.16pm

The search is on for an artist to deliver an Urban Oasis in the heart of the Gold Coast’s bustling tourist precinct.

Known for its vibrant nightlife, Surfers Paradise will soon be home to the city’s first major public art commission,...

Urban Oasis in the city photo

Tuesday

20 October 2015

ICT contracts awarded

5.06pm

The Council has today decided to procure a Local Government Platform ICT solution to support its major customer service, property and revenue functions and to appoint an external Managed Services provider for the support, maintenance and supply of its ICT...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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