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Friday

13 November 2015

Bigger Broadwater Parklands opening soon

1.13pm

There’ll soon be more space to play at Southport’s Broadwater Parklands, with a 3.5 hectare extension at its northern end now in the final stage of development.

The $10.5 million expansion of one of the city’s most popular family...

Bigger Broadwater Parklands opening soon photo

Thursday

5 November 2015

Main Beach seawall reconstruction underway

1.06pm

Works to reconstruct a public seawall at Main Beach are now well underway as part of the City’s extensive program to boost its sea defences.

Mayor Tom Tate inspected the $780,000 project today, which involves reconstruction of 120 metres of seawall...

Main Beach seawall reconstruction underway photo

Wednesday

4 November 2015

It’s time to light up and make our city sparkle

10.43am

Help bring the magic of Christmas to the Gold Coast by ‘lighting up’ your home or business and entering the 2015 Gold Coast Christmas Lights Competition.

Mayor Tom Tate officially launched the competition today at last year’s non-residential winner and community...

It’s time to light up and make our city sparkle  photo

Tuesday

3 November 2015

Students learn importance of summer storm safety

12.05pm

Storm season is here and it’s time to ‘get ready’ Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate today launched Get Ready Gold Coast as he joined the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) and the Red Cross at Clover Hill State School to...

Students learn importance of summer storm safety photo

Plan to promote city’s nature based recreation spots

9.01am

The location of the city’s 13,000 hectares of conservation reserves might be one of the city’s best kept secrets but this is set to change, thanks to a new plan.

The city’s Nature Based Recreation Plan, approved today by full Council,...

Plan to promote city’s nature based recreation spots photo

Thursday

29 October 2015

Beaches are for everyone – so it’s time to share your beach experience

10.10am

With summer almost here and our city’s iconic beaches ready for everyone to enjoy, it’s time to share your beach experience.

Mayor Tom Tate today launched the summer beach campaign, which kicks off with a new public survey about your beach...

Beaches are for everyone – so it’s time to share your beach experience   photo

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