Media releases

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E.g., Thursday, August 13, 2020

Monday

22 February 2016

Major boost to city’s camera network with safety No 1 priority

12.59pm

Mayor Tom Tate today revealed that 16 new CCTV cameras would be rolled out across the city in the next six months as part of Council’s ‘safer suburbs’ drive.

“These cameras work. They help make law abiding residents and visitors feel...

Major boost to city’s camera network with safety No 1 priority photo

Thursday

18 February 2016

Crime the focus as Neighbourhood Watch ramps up

12.04pm

Residents are a vital link in reporting and reducing crime – and Mayor Tom Tate will today call on Gold Coasters to join the Neighbourhood Watch movement.

The City has thrown its support behind Neighbourhood Watch to get the message out,...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Wednesday

17 February 2016

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey in Chinatown

9.56am

Gold Coast Chinatown is serving up traditional cuisine, live music, dance performances and fireworks to bring in the lunar New Year.

The largest Chinese New Year event in the city will take place on Saturday 20 February under the lanterns on...

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey in Chinatown photo

Tuesday

9 February 2016

New beachfront event space a step closer

1.23pm

Work has begun on the Gold Coast’s first fully serviced beachfront event space at Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach.

City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said Kurrawa Terrace was a much anticipated boutique new space designed to provide that quintessential ‘sand between...

New beachfront event space a step closer   photo

Friday

5 February 2016

Council blitz drives down mozzie numbers

8.07am

Gold Coasters have been spared one of the worst mosquito seasons on record thanks to an “operational blitz’’ by Council officers over the past 18 months.

The targeted campaign has earned praise from Mayor Tom Tate as he welcomed an international...

Council blitz drives down mozzie numbers photo

Wednesday

3 February 2016

City tees off scholarship drive

12.06pm

The search is on again for young golfers with driving ambition to enter the Mayor’s Junior Golf Development Scholarship for 2016. 

Three young Gold Coast golfers will be offered a unique opportunity to win Emirates Airline flights to watch the 2016...

City tees off scholarship drive photo

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