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., Thursday, October 19, 2017
E.g., Thursday, October 19, 2017

Wednesday

18 October 2017

Sporting inspiration at Celebrate Gold Coast

4.30pm

Gold Coast kids will get an insight into being an elite athlete at Celebrate Gold Coast later this month.

This year, the family-friendly annual event includes free interactive sporting events, live entertainment, a line-up of food trucks, an array of Active...

Sporting inspiration at Celebrate Gold Coast  photo

Tuesday

3 October 2017

City’s character preserved in planning changes

2.34pm

The first major updates to the City Plan have been announced with residents encouraged to have their say.

Planning committee chair Cameron Caldwell said the plan sets out the vision for managing and supporting long-term growth and is a crucial tool...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

29 September 2017

Being storm prepared starts at home

10.37am

Living in one of the most beautiful places in the world also comes with the risk of natural hazards such as severe storms, bushfires and flashflooding.

The best protection is to be prepared. Don’t wait until it’s too late - now...

Being storm prepared starts at home photo

Simple steps to plan for emergencies

10.33am

Disasters can happen quickly so having your emergency plan in place is vital.

What will you do if roads are blocked, you need to evacuate or you can’t reach family members? These scenarios are all possible and having an emergency plan...

Simple steps to plan for emergencies photo

City launches annual storm season campaign

10.24am

The City’s annual disaster preparedness campaign ‘Get Ready Gold Coast’ is now underway.  The launch coincided with emergency response and recovery agencies from across the Gold Coast working together to exercise and test the City’s disaster response plans.

Storm season is...

City launches annual storm season campaign photo

Thursday

28 September 2017

Step by step, discover our city: the Commonwealth Walkway challenge

11.59am

You’re invited on a walking trail that tells some fascinating tales of our city.

The 10 kilometre Commonwealth Walkway offers an insight into the heritage of the Gold Coast, starting at Southport Chambers, Nerang St and finishing at Evandale Council Chambers.

Mayor...

Step by step, discover our city: the Commonwealth Walkway challenge photo

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