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Tuesday

25 October 2016

From ‘sandpit to sandcastle’ – work starts on Precinct’s outdoor stage

1.25pm

With demolition of Council’s former administration building complete, earthworks have started on the outdoor stage and concert lawn to form Stage 1 of the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct.

And the Gold Coast – through local businesses – is already benefiting.

Gold Coast...

From ‘sandpit to sandcastle’ – work starts on Precinct’s outdoor stage photo

Friday

21 October 2016

City strengthens sports partnership with Papua New Guinea

11.47am

Some of Papua New Guinea’s top athletes are calling the Gold Coast home this week.

The PNG Sports Foundation has sent 30 of the nation’s top male and female athletes to a training camp to improve their Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth...

City strengthens sports partnership with Papua New Guinea photo

Thursday

20 October 2016

Refurbishment celebrates the golden age of steam

10.50am

 

The historic Currumbin Creek Footbridge is open again after a $3 million restoration.

Divisional Councillor Daphne McDonald said the 113-year-old bridge boasted a rich history and heritage value to the city.

“This footbridge was originally a steam train crossing of Currumbin Creek,”...

Refurbishment celebrates the golden age of steam photo

Friday

14 October 2016

Robina’s roundabout replacement improves safety and cuts congestion

12.15pm

Long traffic queues at the intersection of Christine Avenue and Scottsdale Drive at Robina are now history, with new traffic lights and pedestrian crossings set to save drivers an estimated 100,000 hours a year in delays.

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport...

Robina’s roundabout replacement improves safety and cuts congestion photo

Thursday

13 October 2016

Get Ready Gold Coast - wild weather predicted for summer

2.57pm

Mayor Tom Tate urged Gold Coasters to Get Ready for the summer storm season as he launched RACQ Get Ready with Queensland State Emergency Service (SES), Queensland Police Service (QPS) and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) today at Bunnings...

Get Ready Gold Coast - wild weather predicted for summer  photo

Plan your commute during the GC600

9.52am

Commuters are being urged to adapt their travel before and during the Supercars Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600 (GC600).

Chair of City Infrastructure, Dawn Crichlow, said commuters, especially those using the Gold Coast Highway, needed to plan ahead to make their...

Plan your commute during the GC600 photo

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