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., Sunday, December 15, 2019
E.g., Sunday, December 15, 2019

Wednesday

30 October 2019

Help shape the future of Surfers Paradise

10.58am

One of the city’s major tourism, retail and residential precincts is set to get a new shape - and you’re invited to be a part of it.

Mayor Tom Tate wants all residents and visitors to have their say on the...

Help shape the future of Surfers Paradise photo

Tuesday

22 October 2019

Celebrating our Safer Suburbs champions

12.43pm

The Gold Coast’s most outstanding citizens have been recognised in the biennial Safer Suburbs Awards.

Mayor Tom Tate said the Awards honoured the people with true community spirit, who were committed to making our city more safe and connected. 

“We had 23...

Celebrating our Safer Suburbs champions  photo

Friday

11 October 2019

Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included

12.29pm

Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included

The City’s plans to make the Gold Coast more accessible and inclusive took a major step forward today, with full Council approving the draft Accessible and Inclusive City Action Plan 2020-2025(AICAP).

Mayor Tom Tate...

Creating an accessible city where everyone’s included photo

Thursday

3 October 2019

$10 million expansion for Tallebudgera sports park

12.26pm

A four-year $10 million project to expand and improve one of the southern Gold Coast’s major sporting hubs was celebrated today at an official opening and community event in Tallebudgera.

The 23-hectare Coplick Family Sports Park now has a new clubhouse,...

$10 million expansion for Tallebudgera sports park photo

On demand kerbside collection to be trialled on GC

12.21pm

A new on-demand kerbside clean-up service will be trialled on the Gold Coast early next year to deliver a more efficient and sustainable solution to bulk rubbish collection.

Mayor Tom Tate said they had listened to resident feedback that people didn’t...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

27 September 2019

City parks set for major upgrades

11.10am

A number of city parks will be enhanced to create better play spaces and improved landscaping, with the tender for a design and construction panel released tomorrow.

Mayor Tom Tate said the six projects, funded by a combination of whole-of-City and...

City parks set for major upgrades   photo

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