Media releases

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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

Thursday

26 September 2019

Have your say on proposed improvements to City Plan

11.39am

The Gold Coast community is invited to have its say on proposed updates to the City Plan, the document that guides the growth and development of our city.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City Plan was guided by the Queensland Government’s...

Have your say on proposed improvements to City Plan photo

Wednesday

25 September 2019

Sports venue sees a million through the doors since GC2018

12.00pm

One million people have passed through the doors of the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre since the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, with almost 650,000 to date this year.  

The Carrara venue generated $46million for the economy in the...

Sports venue sees a million through the doors since GC2018 photo

Friday

20 September 2019

Fresh sporting hubs for city’s north and south

11.00am

Two significant pieces of city infrastructure got the go ahead today, with contracts awarded for the construction of the Pimpama Sports Hub and the major refurbishment of the Miami Aquatic Centre.

Mayor Tom Tate said the $80 million, 14 hectare Pimpama...

Fresh sporting hubs for city’s north and south   photo

Tuesday

17 September 2019

New beach cleaning tractor delivers squeaky clean finish

9.44am

The Gold Coast’s famous beaches are set for a deep clean with the arrival of the City’s newest beach cleaning tractor, dubbed the ‘Barber’.

Mayor Tom Tate said the new and improved beach tractor would leave no stone unturned, cleaning to...

New beach cleaning tractor delivers squeaky clean finish photo

Thursday

12 September 2019

Gallery and Green Bridge rising up

11.42am

The city’s evolving cultural precinct is taking shape, with two key projects now well underway.  

The new $60.5million HOTA gallery and $19.5 million Green Bridge from Chevron Island are tracking well, with a progress report presented to the City’s Transport and...

Gallery and Green Bridge rising up    photo

Friday

6 September 2019

New Music Advisory Group to elevate City’s music plan

10.39am

The Gold Coast took another huge leap towards becoming a world-class live music destination with the announcement today that a new Music Advisory Group is being formed.

Mayor Tom Tate said the City’s focus on the music industry was already yielding...

New Music Advisory Group to elevate City’s music plan photo

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