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., Monday, February 18, 2019
E.g., Monday, February 18, 2019

Wednesday

19 December 2018

Speeding motorists to end up on Santa’s naughty list

11.29am

Motorists will be given their “naughty or nice” rating this festive season. 

The City has rolled out a Christmas message on 73 Speed Awareness Devices across the Gold Coast to remind motorists to check their speed leading into the busy holiday...

Speeding motorists to end up on Santa’s naughty list photo

Friday

14 December 2018

Swing into summer with City’s school holiday line-up

10.36am
Parents can sigh in relief – the City’s action-packed school holiday program has arrived to keep boredom at bay. 
 
Acting Mayor Donna Gates said the City’s school holiday program had plenty of options to keep kids of all ages entertained these...
Swing into summer with City’s school holiday line-up photo

Focus on safe summer for coast beaches

10.30am
A safe summer on Gold Coast beaches will be a priority for City lifeguards this holiday season.
 
Acting Mayor Donna Gates said the combination of school holidays and warm weather would draw bumper crowds to beaches - and the City was...
Focus on safe summer for coast beaches photo

Monday

10 December 2018

Popular lake focus of water quality trial

2.13pm

The City will trial an all-natural product in its bid to free Lake Hugh Muntz of algae blooms.

Deputy Mayor Donna Gates was joined by Division 10 Councillor Paul Taylor who said the lake would be closed from 10-17 December, as...

Popular lake focus of water quality trial photo

Friday

7 December 2018

The city’s ferry service moved a step closer today

4.31pm

The city’s ferry service moved a step closer today with the announcement of 14 stops being investigated for a trial next year.

Mayor Tom Tate said the trial, which he hoped would start by December 2019, would provide State Government agencies...

The city’s ferry service moved a step closer today  photo

Monday

3 December 2018

Injured koalas to benefit from extra food supply

10.58am

Hundreds of local koalas will benefit from a deal between the City and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Hospital with the agreement producing thousands of kilograms of eucalyptus for the precious mammals.

“This is a 15-year deal to be known as the Merrimac...

 Injured koalas to benefit from extra food supply photo

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