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Wednesday

14 October 2015

Kudos for creating an inclusive community

10.37am

Mayor Tom Tate yesterday presented the Inclusive Community Champions Awards for the Gold Coast region, an initiative of the Spinal Injuries Association of Queensland.

The awards recognise and celebrate those who foster an inclusive community for people of all ages, abilities...

Kudos for creating an inclusive community photo

Thursday

8 October 2015

City applauds community safety support

12.52pm

The valuable contribution made by the Gold Coast’s outstanding individuals and organisations, working tirelessly to create a safe, connected community received some much earned kudos today.

The City’s biennial Safer Suburbs Awards were presented to the city’s most outstanding individuals and...

City applauds community safety support photo

Wednesday

7 October 2015

Bird Family Bridge officially opened

3.57pm

The new Bird Family Bridge over the Coomera River at Guanaba is officially open to traffic.

Located on Guanaba Creek Road, the $8 million project boasts a 20 year flood immunity rating and provides for two-way traffic and improved pedestrian safety. 

The...

Bird Family Bridge officially opened photo

Thursday

1 October 2015

Gold Coast connects with international smart cities

11.00am

The Gold Coast has taken a major step towards becoming a leading smart city by joining an international initiative already connecting cities all over the world.

City of Gold Coast, Brisbane City Council and Greater Springfield (represented by the Springfield Land...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Wednesday

30 September 2015

Biggest Gold Coast businesses Love to Ride

9.42am

Two of the largest employers in the city have thrown down a challenge to all Gold Coast businesses in an effort to get more people riding.

City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Health have registered early for the city-wide cycling...

Biggest Gold Coast businesses Love to Ride photo

Saturday

26 September 2015

Changing the future of public art

10.51am

A major public art work will be installed at a key site along the Gold Coast's Light Rail corridor. 

Council has endorsed the commissioning of the work heralding a new future for public art. Mayor Tom Tate said the public art project will...

Changing the future of public art photo

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