Media releases

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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., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Thursday

1 November 2018

First contract for City-owned broadband network

9.57am

The City has signed its first commercial deal to allow access to council’s fibre optic cabling – a major win for ratepayers.

The contract comes after the City appointed Nexium Telecommunications as the reselling agent for the dark-fibre network.

“This is about...

First contract for City-owned broadband network  photo

Monday

29 October 2018

Green bridge works start at HOTA

11.06am

 

The city’s cultural heartland will be linked with the Gold Coast’s main tourism area as work starts on the much anticipated HOTA green bridge.

Mayor Tom Tate today turned the first sod on early works for the $19.5 million bridge.

The 5m...

Green bridge works start at HOTA photo

Thursday

18 October 2018

City takes park planning to ‘next level’

3.08pm

Playground equipment and park facilities will be greatly improved with the City today endorsing tighter design parameters for the popular outdoor play spaces.

The city has around 2,300 parks, with Council spending $73 million annually on maintaining and upgrading amenities. 

Lifestyle Chair...

City takes park planning to ‘next level’ photo

HOTA Gallery works start – with carparks protected

10.47am

The next stage in the evolution of HOTA is underway, with Mayor Tom Tate today reassuring residents that the city’s green space and carparking capacity at Evandale is protected.

“There will be no overall loss of carparking at HOTA and at...

HOTA Gallery works start – with carparks protected photo

Thursday

4 October 2018

Celebrate GC heads ‘back to the village’

3.21pm

The ultimate street party is back for 2018– and back on its ‘island home’.

Celebrate GC has been part of the Gold Coast cultural landscape for six years, bringing festival vibes with live music, local street food and family fun.

Mayor Tom...

Celebrate GC heads ‘back to the village’ photo

Gold Coast takes centre stage as top events city

2.24pm
 
The Gold Coast has claimed the title of one of the world’s top event destinations for the second year.
 
The City has won a major award from the prestigious International Festival and Events Association (IFEA), securing the title of World Festival...
Gold Coast takes centre stage as top events city photo

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