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., Saturday, October 20, 2018
E.g., Saturday, October 20, 2018

Monday

10 September 2018

City chases major Chinese mining company HQ

7.59am

One of China’s largest mining logistics companies is looking to set up its Australian headquarters on the Gold Coast, following a visit from Mayor Tom Tate to Chengdu.

Yahua International Group, with 5000 employees world wide, has already bought a mining...

City chases major Chinese mining company HQ photo

Thursday

6 September 2018

International student boost for Gold Coast

8.45am

Taiwan’s top 10 education providers will look to increase the number of tertiary students enrolling on the Gold Coast, with student safety a top priority. 

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate today briefed the education sector, outlining the quality of courses offered...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Wednesday

5 September 2018

Mayor Tate chasing ‘smart jobs’ for health precinct

9.03am

The Gold Coast’s Health and Knowledge Precinct took centre stage in Taiwan today – with Mayor Tom Tate encouraging leading bio-medical companies to invest in our city.

“This precinct at Parkwood is the future of our smart-jobs economy,’’ said Mayor Tom...

Mayor Tate chasing ‘smart jobs’ for health precinct photo

Tuesday

4 September 2018

City gets inside look at leading disaster centre

4.21pm

Gold Coast residents and business will be better protected during a natural disaster, with Mayor Tom Tate taking a first-hand look at one of the most advanced disaster management centres in the world.

The Mayor is in Taipei, as part of...

City gets inside look at leading disaster centre photo

Tuesday

28 August 2018

Protection plan for vulnerable coastal stretch

3.32pm

One of the city’s most vulnerable stretches of coastline will be given significant protection.

The City has today awarded a contract for the construction of an $18.2 million artificial offshore reef to better project Palm Beach.

Palm Beach has a narrow beach...

Protection plan for vulnerable coastal stretch photo

Monday

27 August 2018

Mayor keeps pressure on for two-year solar ferry trial

8.52am

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has welcomed the positive response from Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) to a proposed solar ferry passenger service for the city.

“The enthusiasm at yesterday’s board meeting was encouraging and I don’t believe any of the...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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