Media releases

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E.g., Sunday, October 25, 2020
E.g., Sunday, October 25, 2020

Thursday

22 October 2020

Sundale Bridge upgrade to slash travel time

12.32pm

Works to upgrade the Sundale Bridge have passed the halfway mark with construction of the fifth lane well underway.

The $34 million Sundale Bridge and Waterways Drive Upgrade will increase network capacity and improve traffic flow along the popular route connecting...

Sundale Bridge upgrade to slash travel time photo

Friday

16 October 2020

City’s north scores new world-class netball centre

11.23am


A world-class netball centre, a clubhouse and an event space for 3,000 patrons will be the first facilities completed as stage one of the $80 million Pimpama Sports Hub.

The City’s largest community infrastructure project will service the growing northern Gold...

City’s north scores new world-class netball centre photo

Tuesday

13 October 2020

Get ready for storm and bushfire season

10.27am

With the summer storm season fast approaching, Gold Coasters are being reminded to get ready.

Mayor Tom Tate urged the community to fully prepare for the pending storm and bushfire season by assembling emergency kits, getting their homes ready and having...

Get ready for storm and bushfire season  photo

Mayor’s Christmas Carols a virtual who’s who of music

10.24am

The ninth Mayor’s Christmas Carols  presented by Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast will be the most star- studded ever with previous headliners set to join the  annual event with a 2020 twist.

Kate Ceberano, Anthony Callea and Casey Barnes will be among the...

Mayor’s Christmas Carols a virtual who’s who of music photo

Wednesday

7 October 2020

New bridge improves flood resilience

10.07am

The new Tallebudgera Coplicks Footbridge is now open, improving the region’s resilience to flooding and enhancing local connectivity.

The six month project represents an investment of nearly $2 million and involved the demolition of the existing 84 year old bridge. 

Mayor Tom...

New bridge improves flood resilience   photo

Friday

2 October 2020

A centennial celebration for Kirra Hill

12.34pm

A southern Gold Coast community icon celebrates its 100th birthday today.

Mayor Tom Tate joined Divisional Councillor Gail O’Neill and former student Sue Burnett at the Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre to mark the centenary of the historic site.

Kirra Hill...

A centennial celebration for Kirra Hill photo

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