Media releases

View the latest media releases from City of Gold Coast. Scroll through the list below, or search by keyword or date range to find a particular news item. To stay up to date subscribe to our RSS feed for our latest news.

Enquiries from media should be directed to media@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Warwick Sinclair on wsinclair@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 5225.

E.g., Monday, December 18, 2017
E.g., Monday, December 18, 2017

Thursday

15 June 2017

Nourishing our beaches for the future

11.08am

The biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history starts today, shifting millions of cubic metres of sand on to our beaches.

A 111-metre dredge, from Denmark, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami...

Nourishing our beaches for the future photo

Monday

12 June 2017

New conservation plan to help keep koalas safe

10.24am

Gold Coast residents have been asked for feedback on a new Koala Conservation Plan to help give our local koala population a sustainable future.

Cr Pauline Young opened the new round of consultation during a visit to Burleigh Conservation Park today,...

New conservation plan to help keep koalas safe  photo

Friday

9 June 2017

Protecting Narrowneck for the future

12.45pm

Narrowneck Beach will be better protected as works to replenish the artificial reef and extend the seawall begin in coming weeks as part of the $18.5 million budget for coastal protection projects (2017-18).

The artificial reef, originally built in 1999, has...

Protecting Narrowneck for the future photo

Wednesday

7 June 2017

Business key to keep our city moving during GC2018

11.20am

Businesses need to plan to help ensure their organisation and the city keeps moving during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

At the launch of the GC2018 Travel Advice for Business Program today, representatives from more than 150 of the...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Tuesday

6 June 2017

One source to access local services

4.30pm

The Gold Coast Community Directory is here. This free one stop shop showcases the plethora of local services available to all members of the community, in particular for people with disabilities and seniors.

Division 6 Councillor Dawn Crichlow said the online...

One source to access local services photo

Ratepayers to benefit as City finds energy savings

1.00pm

Ratepayers will save more than $2 million annually with the City today launching the first stage of a major energy savings program.

Mayor Tom Tate launched the new program in Surfers Paradise where energy saving LED street lights will be rolled...

Ratepayers to benefit as City finds energy savings photo

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