Media releases

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Enquiries from media should be directed to media1@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Lisa Grundy on lgrundy@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941.

E.g., Thursday, February 20, 2020
E.g., Thursday, February 20, 2020

Friday

11 September 2015

2015 Cleanest Beach runner-up trophy comes home

11.18am

City of Gold Coast is now home to the Keep Australia Beautiful National Clean Beach Awards runner-up trophy.  

The trophy was formally presented to today’s full Council meeting after Burleigh Beach narrowly missed taking out the 2015 awards in Darwin...

2015 Cleanest Beach runner-up trophy comes home photo

Wednesday

9 September 2015

Have your say – join the City Panel

12.40pm

If you’re proud of your city and want to have your say, you’re invited to join the new City Panel.

Mayor Tom Tate launched the City Panel at a local shopping centre today, inviting Gold Coast residents to register their name...

Have your say – join the City Panel  photo

Tuesday

8 September 2015

Cultural Precinct amphitheatre takes new shape

2.55pm

The Gold Coast Cultural Precinct’s Stage 1 amphitheatre will be an integral part of the landscape, with a new concept presented to Council today (8/9/15).

Embedded in the Stage 1 Artscape, the revised concept forms a seamless green connection between the...

Cultural Precinct amphitheatre takes new shape photo

Monday

7 September 2015

Nominate your Australia Day hero now

3.22pm

Do you know someone who truly makes the Gold Coast a better place?

If you do, now’s the time to nominate them for a City of Gold Coast Australia Day Award.  

Mayor Tom Tate is urging the Gold Coast community to consider...

Nominate your Australia Day hero now  photo

Friday

4 September 2015

People power key to hitting new waste targets

11.40am

City of Gold Coast has new waste reduction targets in sight following the launch of its Solid Waste Strategy 2024 today.

Mayor Tom Tate said changing people’s behaviour to treat waste as a resource was a top priority under the new...

People power key to hitting new waste targets photo

Thursday

3 September 2015

It’s “Pandamonium” in Gold Coast Chinatown

2.25pm

Gold Coast Chinatown will welcome the permanent presence of a unique creature this weekend with the unveiling of a special statue at the Chinatown Street Markets.

Mayor Tom Tate said the “Pandamonium” statue – which is half panda and half koala...

It’s “Pandamonium” in Gold Coast Chinatown    photo

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