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, February 22, 2018
E.g., Thursday, February 22, 2018

Monday

15 January 2018

Local heroes awarded at gala ceremony

10.00am

An ironman, an artist, a vet, a publicist, an Olympian and a youth advocate make up this year’s winners in the City’s Australia Day Awards.

The annual awards recognise local people or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to the...

Local heroes awarded at gala ceremony photo

Friday

22 December 2017

Southern Gateway in lights

9.35am

 

The first half of the city’s new public art commission is nearing completion and on track to light up...

Southern Gateway in lights  photo

Wednesday

20 December 2017

$100,000 annual energy savings at the ‘flick of a switch’

11.47am

Ratepayers will start saving in excess of $100,000 annually when Mayor Tom Tate ‘flicks the switch’ at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre today.

$100,000 annual energy savings at the ‘flick of a switch’ photo

Wednesday

6 December 2017

City’s first ‘tunnel art gallery’ springs to life

11.33am

A “tunnel art gallery’’ has been created in Helensvale – one of the most ambitious youth art projects undertaken in the city’s history.

“Amazing.That’s the only way to describe it,’’ said Acting Mayor Donna Gates at today’s opening.

“The location was chosen...

City’s first ‘tunnel art gallery’ springs to life photo

Monday

4 December 2017

School’s out and it’s Game On across the coast

11.06am

A unique school holiday program focused on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) launches this week.

One program targets the Games with mini competitions based on some of the key sports to be contested next April.

Acting Mayor Donna Gates said...

School’s out and it’s Game On across the coast photo

Friday

1 December 2017

City launches largest summer events calendar in history

10.13am

City of Gold Coast today launched the largest summer events calendar in the city’s history.

“From the PGA Golf Championship on right now to the iconic Magic Millions Sales and Race Day, this summer is a smorgasbord of events and activities...

City launches largest summer events calendar in history photo

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