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 media1@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Lisa Grundy on lgrundy@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941.

E.g., Monday, December 16, 2019
E.g., Monday, December 16, 2019

Monday

9 December 2019

Hop on board Hopo

10.32am

Commuting by water is now a reality, with the Gold Coast’s first ferry service launched today.

Mayor Tom Tate together with operator Ferry I announced the new five-stop service, named Hopo, would commence this Sunday, 8 December. 

“This new service, part of...

Hop on board Hopo photo

Wednesday

4 December 2019

4 December 2019 Mayor’s Christmas Carols to kick-start festive season

10.38am

Locals and visitors alike can sing along to their favourite Christmas tunes at the eighth annual Mayor's Christmas Carols presented by Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast on Saturday 7 December at Broadwater Parklands.

The free family-friendly event boasts a stellar line up of...

4 December 2019  Mayor’s Christmas Carols to kick-start festive season  photo

Friday

29 November 2019

Media Statement: Asbestos at Palm Beach - section of foreshore closed

4.25pm

City of Gold Coast has detected asbestos along a section of the foreshore at Palm Beach.

Two sections of the foreshore between the Tallebudgera Surf Club and 25th Ave, Palm Beach will be closed for at least a week.

The foreshore between...

Media Statement: Asbestos at Palm Beach - section of foreshore closed photo

Monday

25 November 2019

Gold Coasters encouraged to dig deep this festive season

10.24am

Gold Coasters are encouraged to lend a helping hand to those less fortunate this festive season as part of the Mayor’s 2019 Christmas Appeal.

Mayor Tom Tate today revealed the beneficiaries of the 2019 Mayor’s Christmas appeal and urged all Gold...

Gold Coasters encouraged to dig deep this festive season   photo

Friday

22 November 2019

Gold Coast smashes sand angels world record attempt

12.23pm

More than 1600 angels descended on Kurrawa Beach this morning as the Gold Coast attempted the world record for Most People Making Sand Angels Simultaneously.  

While official numbers are yet to be confirmed, officials have confirmed an event turnout of 1635. 

Official...

Gold Coast smashes sand angels world record attempt photo

Thursday

21 November 2019

Earthworks start on Pimpama Sports Hub

1.48pm

A state-of-the-art aquatic and community centre for the northern Gold Coast growth corridor is a step closer with bulk earthworks starting today on the 50-metre Olympic standard swimming pool.

The aquatic and community centre – with five pools – will anchor...

Earthworks start on Pimpama Sports Hub  photo

Pages