Media releases

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E.g., Thursday, September 24, 2020
E.g., Thursday, September 24, 2020

Wednesday

5 August 2020

Beaches receive boost ahead of summer

10.43am

 

Enough sand to fill 16 Olympic sized swimming pools will be pumped from Tallebudgera Creek to Burleigh Heads over the next two months as part of the City’s coastal management program.

The annual ‘beach boost’ dredging program...

Beaches receive boost ahead of summer  photo

Friday

31 July 2020

Hop back on board Hopo

10.58am

The City’s first ever ferry service is back, with two new locally built vessels taking to the water.

Mayor Tom Tate and Anthony Ardern made the announcement today, with the regular service set to resume tomorrow.

Hop back on board Hopo photo

Tuesday

21 July 2020

First look at new Miami Aquatic Centre

11.10am

The $18 million redevelopment of the Miami Aquatic Centre is on track, with Mayor Tom Tate and swimming champion Giaan Rooney inspecting works at the facility together today.

The shell of the new 50 metre Olympic pool is nearing completion, the...

First look at new Miami Aquatic Centre photo

Thursday

16 July 2020

Free outdoor and online fitness classes available year-round

9.54am

The City’s new-look Active & Healthy program is out now with more than 180 classes on offer each week across the city.

Mayor Tom Tate launched the release of the new program with a visit to a group fitness class in...

Free outdoor and online fitness classes available year-round photo

Wednesday

1 July 2020

City powers up with electric vehicles

10.50am

The City has introduced six fully electric vehicles to the Council fleet in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.

The vehicles form part of the City’s Energy Management Program which helped see Council’s solar network more than double over the...

City powers up with electric vehicles photo

Tuesday

23 June 2020

City on the road to reducing carbon footprint

10.55am

The City of Gold Coast is trialling a new road recycling technology which halves the greenhouse gas emissions normally produced during conventional asphalting.

Foamed asphalt is an innovative technology which recycles 100 per cent of the existing road to create a...

City on the road to reducing carbon footprint photo

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