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., Wednesday, March 27, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Thursday

4 October 2018

Celebrate GC heads ‘back to the village’

3.21pm

The ultimate street party is back for 2018– and back on its ‘island home’.

Celebrate GC has been part of the Gold Coast cultural landscape for six years, bringing festival vibes with live music, local street food and family fun.

Mayor Tom...

Celebrate GC heads ‘back to the village’ photo

Gold Coast takes centre stage as top events city

2.24pm
 
The Gold Coast has claimed the title of one of the world’s top event destinations for the second year.
 
The City has won a major award from the prestigious International Festival and Events Association (IFEA), securing the title of World Festival...
Gold Coast takes centre stage as top events city photo

Wednesday

3 October 2018

Saving lives – one community club at a time

2.46pm

The Gold Coast community continues to reap the benefits of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with more than 100 life-saving defibrillators being distributed to community organisations in coming weeks.
 
The heart-starting devices, previously located at various GC2018 venues, were provided...

Saving lives – one community club at a time  photo

Thursday

27 September 2018

City secures another major sports event – post GC2018

11.21am

The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games continues to deliver major legacy benefits for our city – with 700 athletes and their supporters about to arrive.

The Australian Transplant Games will be held across a range of City venues – from this...

City secures another major sports event – post GC2018 photo

Wednesday

26 September 2018

Mayoress Tate shares charity funds with worthy recipients

4.00pm

Gold Coast community groups are $315,000 better off with Mayoress Ruth Tate today finalising the beneficiaries from the 2018 Gold Coast Mayoress Charity Foundation.

“I thank every Gold Coaster who has donated to this important charity foundation,’’ said Mayoress Tate.

“Our annual...

Mayoress Tate shares charity funds with worthy recipients photo

Nature Passport takes kids on journey around Gold Coast

12.29pm

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to discover the Gold Coast’s most biodiverse areas.

Gold Coast families are encouraged to explore the City’s natural environment, with children invited to challenge themselves across 11 nature-based missions included in the...

Nature Passport takes kids on journey around Gold Coast photo

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