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., Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday

12 September 2018

Gold Coast chases direct flights from Thailand

8.09am

Mayor Tom Tate has met with Thailand’s Tourism and Sport Minister, seeking direct flights for the Gold Coast.

“We presented the city’s capacity as a sports training and events destination, as well as our obvious shared tourism appeal,” he said.

“I’ve presented...

Gold Coast chases direct flights from Thailand photo

Tuesday

11 September 2018

Gold Coast seeks partnership with Phuket to boost recreational dive industry

8.01am

The Gold Coast’s recreational dive industry will benefit from a formal signing in Phuket, Thailand, last night.

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate and Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung signed the first documents to start work on a formal Sister Cities relationship between...

Gold Coast seeks partnership with Phuket to boost recreational dive industry photo

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

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