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Thursday

24 September 2015

Hinterland backdrop to celebrate Gold Coast

3.28pm

Swap screen time for some green time and escape to the hinterland this weekend to Celebrate Gold Coast.

As the name suggests, this free family festival is about everything quintessentially Gold Coast - our culture, lifestyle, food and fun. 

There’s no shortage...

Hinterland backdrop to celebrate Gold Coast photo

Wednesday

23 September 2015

Lend a caring hand to our beaches this October

10.09am

City of Gold Coast and the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management are calling on residents, students and schools to lend a caring hand as part of the October BeachCare program.

Volunteers will be planting native dune plants, removing weeds and picking...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Monday

21 September 2015

School’s out – fun’s in across our city

9.59am

The countdown is over. School holidays are here and thousands of children across the Gold Coast are getting very excited.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City had created a school holiday program.

“It offers hundreds of activities right across the city, many...

School’s out – fun’s in across our city photo

Friday

18 September 2015

City stays on track with additional light rail funding

1.15pm

City of Gold Coast has today committed up to $55 million towards Stage Two of light rail, with Mayor Tom Tate ensuring ratepayers they will not be impacted by the funding boost.

“Since I was elected in 2012, I have led...

City stays on track with additional light rail funding photo

Thursday

17 September 2015

New outdoor learning space boosts coastal education

10.50am

City of Gold Coast has unveiled a new $110,000 outdoor learning space designed for coastal education programs at The Spit.

Located at the midpoint of the Federation Walk Coastal Reserve, the mini amphitheatre will seat up to 36 children taking part...

New outdoor learning space boosts coastal education photo

Tuesday

15 September 2015

Access for all at City Libraries

12.19pm

New specialised equipment for residents with vision and hearing impairments is being rolled out across the City’s Libraries as Disability Action Week is celebrated across Queensland.

Audio loops, over-sized keyboards and magnifiers are now available in all 13 branch libraries enabling...

Access for all at City Libraries photo

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