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, June 25, 2018
E.g., Monday, June 25, 2018

Thursday

21 June 2018

Debt paid down and rates stay low for 2018-19 City budget

12.09pm

With the City’s Commonwealth Games commitment fully paid for and rate increases kept to CPI, the 2018-19 budget delivers on priorities outlined by the Gold Coast community.

Mayor Tom Tate said this is the seventh consecutive budget that has kept general...

Debt paid down and rates stay low for 2018-19 City budget   photo

Friday

8 June 2018

Koala Fund to protect our iconic mammals

9.59am

The iconic koala will be given further support and protection across the Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate has today announced a Koala Fund of $10.85 million for koala habitat protection.

To create the fund, ratepayers will contribute $3 per annum to a...

Koala Fund to protect our iconic mammals photo

Wednesday

30 May 2018

Junior council goes ‘live’ as new Junior Mayor is sworn in

11.03am

Caelan Pascoe from Keebra Park State High School was officially sworn in today as the new City of Gold Coast Junior Mayor.

Mayor Tom Tate congratulated Caelan and said his community spirit was inspiring.

“Our Junior Council program has helped hundreds of...

Junior council goes ‘live’ as new Junior Mayor is sworn in  photo

Wednesday

23 May 2018

Let there be light: Budget boost for sports fields

9.30am

Upgraded and new sports field lighting across the Gold Coast will be a priority of the 2018-19 City Budget, to be delivered on 21 June.

Mayor Tom Tate said Council would allocate $1 million in 2018-19 to provide new and improved...

Let there be light: Budget boost for sports fields photo

Sunday

15 April 2018

Mayor thanks community as Games come to close

8.23am

Mayor Tom Tate has thanked Gold Coast residents and visitors for their cooperation and participation in the biggest event in the history of the city.

“It’s been an extraordinary 12 days for the Gold Coast. I’d like to thank each and...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Thursday

29 March 2018

Boardwalk takes visitors into Tallebudgera’s hidden gems

3.40pm

The city’s newest nature trail has opened – adding to the Gold Coast’s 714 kilometres of trails.

Mayor Tom Tate today opened a 120m long boardwalk within the Schuster Park Natural Area, which forms part of a longer nature trail experience...

Boardwalk takes visitors into Tallebudgera’s hidden gems photo

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