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, January 23, 2020
E.g., Thursday, January 23, 2020

Monday

22 June 2015

Art and activism reimagine the future

10.00am

Artists have a critical role in creating a new future according to internationally renowned activist Alex Kelly; an idea to be explored this week on the Gold Coast.  

As a filmmaker, producer and activist Alex Kelly is well placed to...

Art and activism reimagine the future photo

Friday

19 June 2015

Fourth budget presented to city leaders

4.38pm

Mayor Tom Tate has revealed details of Council’s fourth and final City Budget at a community luncheon presented by the Institute of Business Leaders (IBL) today.

He said more than 4500 submissions from families, pensioners, small businesses and community groups helped...

Fourth budget presented to city leaders photo

Thursday

18 June 2015

Passing of former Mayor Ron Clarke AO MBE

9.00am

Statement from Mayor Tom Tate

City of Gold Coast is saddened to learn of the passing of former Mayor Ron Clarke AO MBE.

Mr Clarke will be remembered for his significant contribution to Australian sport and an eight year local government career.

The...

Passing of former Mayor Ron Clarke AO MBE photo

Monday

15 June 2015

Currumbin bikeway gets a boost

7.00am

Cycling around Currumbin is now easier with the completion of a vital missing link in the bikeway network along Thrower Drive from Duringan Street to the Gold Coast Highway.   

The $300,000 project includes upgrading shared paths and road crossing points...

Currumbin bikeway gets a boost  photo

Thursday

11 June 2015

Sport Plan scoring goals in second year report card

2.00am

The City’s plan to grow its sporting economy and make the Gold Coast a hub of sports events, training camps and community sport is thriving.

A progress report on the Gold Coast Sport Plan 2013-2023, presented to the Economic Development Committee...

Sport Plan scoring goals in second year report card photo

Wednesday

10 June 2015

Getting home safely at night

12.00pm

Getting home from a Friday or Saturday night out in Broadbeach is now safer and easier, thanks to the relocation of the Broadbeach secure taxi rank.  

The secure taxi rank has been relocated from Victoria Avenue to Surf Parade to...

Getting home safely at night photo

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