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, June 26, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Friday

7 December 2018

The city’s ferry service moved a step closer today

4.31pm

The city’s ferry service moved a step closer today with the announcement of 14 stops being investigated for a trial next year.

Mayor Tom Tate said the trial, which he hoped would start by December 2019, would provide State Government agencies...

The city’s ferry service moved a step closer today  photo

Monday

3 December 2018

Injured koalas to benefit from extra food supply

10.58am

Hundreds of local koalas will benefit from a deal between the City and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Hospital with the agreement producing thousands of kilograms of eucalyptus for the precious mammals.

“This is a 15-year deal to be known as the Merrimac...

 Injured koalas to benefit from extra food supply photo

Thursday

29 November 2018

City revamps festive lights and displays

11.10am

A major revamp of the City’s Christmas festival lights and displays is being rolled out.

Festive lighting based off outdated technology has been replaced with modern LED lights, improving the safety of the installations and adding to the colours and vibrancy...

City revamps festive lights and displays photo

Monday

26 November 2018

Shade and picnics focus of parklands next attraction

12.54pm

The city’s flagship park, Broadwater Parklands at Southport, will be transformed with hundreds of shade trees to be planted at the northern end.

Mayor Tom Tate today lowered in the first of hundreds of semi-mature trees at Fisherman’s Lawn, in the...

Shade and picnics focus of parklands next attraction photo

Friday

23 November 2018

City’s Level Up program elevated to new heights

12.04pm

 

Emerging Gold Coast artists have welcomed a new creative hub with Mayor Tom Tate today launching a one-of-a-kind community arts space at Coolangatta.

The City’s Level Up Studio + Gallery comprises three key components - the Level Up Residency studio and...

City’s Level Up program elevated to new heights photo

Monday

12 November 2018

City’s art and culture secures $1.8 million funding boost

12.21pm
The City’s investment in arts and culture continues to grow with the announcement today of $1.8 million in funding over three years to nine Gold Coast arts organisations. 
 
The Arts Organisations Triennial Grants Program supports the continued growth of the sector...
City’s art and culture secures $1.8 million funding boost  photo

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