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27 February 2020

Gold Coasters asked to help make city sparkle


The City is calling on all Gold Coasters to help make the city sparkle this Clean Up Australia Day.

1 March 2020 marks the 30th anniversary for Clean Up Australia Day – the nation’s largest community based environmental event.

Mayor Tom Tate...

Gold Coasters asked to help make city sparkle  photo


21 February 2020

HOTA Gallery achieves construction milestone


The City has today celebrated an important milestone with construction of the Home of The Arts Gallery reaching its highest point.

The $60.5 million HOTA Gallery is the tallest building structure the City has undertaken, and was celebrated by stakeholders at...

HOTA Gallery achieves construction milestone   photo


19 February 2020

2020 Junior Council to help shape city’s future


The City has today sworn in Miami High School’s Narii Hamill Salmon as the Junior Mayor.

Mr Hamill Salmon said he was honoured to be elected to the role and looked forward to a year of fresh opportunities to connect with...

2020 Junior Council to help shape city’s future   photo


14 February 2020

Thousands of new citizens to call the Gold Coast home


Almost 3,000 Gold Coasters will become Australian citizens at a mega ceremony today.

Mayor Tom Tate will swear in 1,455 people at 11am and 1,453 people at 3pm at two ceremonies at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre, Carrara.  


Picturesque Gold Coast photography


13 February 2020

WEATHER UPDATE: Flood threat easing


The immediate floodwater threat is now easing for Oxenford, Hope Island and Helensvale. 

We urge the community to stay vigilant.

For information visit the City's Facebook page or the dashboard via the website at 


Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Sandbag centres - closing times


The sandbag centres at Bilinga and Burleigh Heads will close at 5pm today.

The Pimpama centre at 232 Old Pacific Highway, next door to Council's Coomera depot, will remain open until 6pm. 


Picturesque Gold Coast photography