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

Monday

5 June 2017

Light Rail to Burleigh Heads: have your say

10.22am
 
The community is being asked to provide feedback on the proposed next stage of light rail between Broadbeach and Burleigh Heads.
 

Mayor Tom Tate said if funding was approved by the State and Commonwealth governments, construction of the 6.8km extension could...

Light Rail to Burleigh Heads: have your say photo

Wednesday

31 May 2017

Sports and community hub for northern Gold Coast

11.26am

Northern Gold Coast is set to get a state-of-the-art aquatic, sports and community centre and City of Gold Coast is asking residents to have their say on the plans. 

Council has committed $5 million in next year's budget to progress detailed...

Sports and community hub for northern Gold Coast photo

Cruise terminal promises $2.8 billion and 3600 jobs for Gold Coast

8.34am

A Gold Coast home-port cruise ship terminal could employ up to 3600 people and inject $2.8 billion into the local economy over three decades, a project business case has identified.

Council last night (30/5) agreed to move to the next phase...

Cruise terminal promises $2.8 billion and 3600 jobs for Gold Coast photo

Friday

26 May 2017

City’s fibre optic future rolls out – literally

4.20pm

The city’s capacity to deliver greater broadband speeds will be greatly enhanced with high speed fibre optic cabling being laid from today.

Mayor Tom Tate will meet the team installing 20 kilometres of high speed fibre optics at Broadbeach. The cable...

City’s fibre optic future rolls out – literally photo

New games trail at Botanic Gardens Open Day

10.59am

The city’s first Indigenous games trail will be launched at the Gold Coast Botanic Gardens Open Day on Sunday 28 May.

The open day, part of National Botanic Gardens Open Day, will offer free activities, guided walks, bush food displays, workshops...

New games trail at Botanic Gardens Open Day photo

Thursday

25 May 2017

Alan Wilke Bridge repairs fast-tracked

1.53pm

Construction work has commenced to repair severe damage sustained to the Alan Wilke Bridge, due to ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie.

City of Gold Coast has prioritised the restoration of the bridge with a view to reopening it to traffic by late August...

Alan Wilke Bridge repairs fast-tracked photo

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