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 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

Friday

6 September 2019

Green waste bins now on offer citywide

10.12am

Green waste bins now on offer citywide

Every household on the Gold Coast can now get a green waste bin to recycle their garden waste.  

It’s expected that hundreds of tonnes of green waste will be diverted from landfill each year...

Green waste bins now on offer citywide photo

Thursday

8 August 2019

Celebrate National Science Week with Science Spectacular

12.49pm

Your local library will become a science hub during National Science Week.

Kicking off on 9 August, Science Spectacular is a week-long program of activities to give Gold Coasters the opportunity to do science, meet scientists and explore technologies at their library.

Chair...

Celebrate National Science Week with Science Spectacular  photo

Tuesday

6 August 2019

Nominate an everyday hero for a Safer Suburbs Award

12.29pm

Do you know an active community member, organisation or business striving to enhance safety in our city? Nominations are now open for the 2019 Safer Suburbs Awards.

Deputy Mayor Donna Gates is calling on Gold Coasters to nominate an ‘everyday hero’...

Nominate an everyday hero for a Safer Suburbs Award photo

Thursday

1 August 2019

City Way Ahead on Ocean Beaches Strategy

11.51am
The City’s multi-million dollar commitment to Gold Coast beaches has paid off, with new figures from the Ocean Beaches Strategy mid-life review revealing favourable progress in protecting the coastline. 
 
Mayor Tom Tate welcomed the findings and said the City’s investment in...
Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Wednesday

31 July 2019

Gold Coast seniors twist and shout to the sensational 60s and 70s

11.41am

Gold Coast’s young at heart can shake their tail feather at the annual Mayor’s Seniors Week Concerts at HOTA (Home of the Arts) on Thursday 22 August.

This year’s theme celebrates the sensational 60s and 70s, with tracks from The Beatles,...

Gold Coast seniors twist and shout to the sensational 60s and 70s photo

Monday

29 July 2019

Board announced for Major Events Gold Coast

2.14pm

 

The Gold Coast is a step closer to becoming an internationally recognised events city with the announcement today of the Board of Directors for its new events entity, Major Events Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate joined City of Gold Coast CEO,...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Pages