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

Thursday

29 November 2018

City revamps festive lights and displays

11.10am

A major revamp of the City’s Christmas festival lights and displays is being rolled out.

Festive lighting based off outdated technology has been replaced with modern LED lights, improving the safety of the installations and adding to the colours and vibrancy...

City revamps festive lights and displays photo

Monday

26 November 2018

Shade and picnics focus of parklands next attraction

12.54pm

The city’s flagship park, Broadwater Parklands at Southport, will be transformed with hundreds of shade trees to be planted at the northern end.

Mayor Tom Tate today lowered in the first of hundreds of semi-mature trees at Fisherman’s Lawn, in the...

Shade and picnics focus of parklands next attraction photo

Friday

23 November 2018

City’s Level Up program elevated to new heights

12.04pm

 

Emerging Gold Coast artists have welcomed a new creative hub with Mayor Tom Tate today launching a one-of-a-kind community arts space at Coolangatta.

The City’s Level Up Studio + Gallery comprises three key components - the Level Up Residency studio and...

City’s Level Up program elevated to new heights photo

Monday

12 November 2018

City’s art and culture secures $1.8 million funding boost

12.21pm
The City’s investment in arts and culture continues to grow with the announcement today of $1.8 million in funding over three years to nine Gold Coast arts organisations. 
 
The Arts Organisations Triennial Grants Program supports the continued growth of the sector...
City’s art and culture secures $1.8 million funding boost  photo

Thursday

8 November 2018

City’s ‘recovery response’ for disasters tested

12.24pm

The City is today testing its capacity to manage “disaster recovery’’ at a major forum and training exercise being held at Carrara.

Attended by emergency and community services representatives from across the city, the event is designed to improve all facets...

City’s ‘recovery response’ for disasters tested photo

Friday

2 November 2018

City ‘rocks’ new music plan

11.32am

The City is set to reignite the live music scene with the Lifestyle & Community Committee recommending Council endorse the Music Action Plan 2021 at its next meeting (13 November).

Committee Chair Councillor Hermann Vorster said the plan would be a...

City ‘rocks’ new music plan photo

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