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9 April 2015

Commonwealth Walkway unveiled at Southport


Mayor Tom Tate was joined by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) today as they laid the first piece of the Gold Coast’s Commonwealth Walkway.

The interactive walkway is an initiative of Her Majesty...

Commonwealth Walkway unveiled at Southport photo


8 April 2015

Final draft City Plan 2015 approvals underway


City of Gold Coast’s draft City Plan 2015 is ready for Council’s approval to seek Ministerial sign off following a Special Planning Committee workshop today.

Mayor Tom Tate said the meeting brings the City a step closer to its vision for...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Illuminate your senses at GLOW


Now in its second year, the city’s newest cultural event is back bigger and better than before on 11 April, with plenty of Gold Coast and Australian firsts.

A new feature this year is the first "3D silent disco dome experience"...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography