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., Saturday, October 20, 2018
E.g., Saturday, October 20, 2018

Thursday

19 July 2018

Gallery designs unveiled as early works start on next stages of HOTA

12.26pm

Concept designs of the City’s $60.5 million art gallery at HOTA, Home of the Arts, have been unveiled as the City prepares to commence works on the next phase.                 

Council endorsed the drawings at...

Gallery designs unveiled as early works start on next stages of HOTA  photo

Tuesday

10 July 2018

Mayor launches City's NaturallyGC program - 800 activities in 2018-19

11.20am

The city’s 580,000 residents and 13.1 million annual visitors will be able to enjoy more nature trails and nature-based experiences in 2018-19, following the launch of NaturallyGC.

“We have 13,600 hectares of open space under our control, along with 790 natural...

Mayor launches City's NaturallyGC program - 800 activities in 2018-19 photo

Thursday

5 July 2018

Safety camera network ‘doubles’ overnight

2.50pm

The City’s Safety Camera network has virtually ‘‘doubled overnight’’ thanks to the State Government gifting more than 200 cameras to the coast following the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

“This is legacy in action and I thank the State Government,’’ said...

Safety camera network ‘doubles’ overnight photo

Tuesday

3 July 2018

Swing to the sound of the fantastic 40s at Mayor's Seniors Week

1.07pm

Gold Coast seniors can swing to the sounds of the fantastic 40s at the annual Mayor’s Seniors Week Concert, on Thursday 23 August at HOTA (Home of the Arts).

Mayor Tom Tate said this year’s show would feature swing, jive and...

Swing to the sound of the fantastic 40s at Mayor's Seniors Week  photo

Thursday

21 June 2018

Debt paid down and rates stay low for 2018-19 City budget

12.09pm

With the City’s Commonwealth Games commitment fully paid for and rate increases kept to CPI, the 2018-19 budget delivers on priorities outlined by the Gold Coast community.

Mayor Tom Tate said this is the seventh consecutive budget that has kept general...

Debt paid down and rates stay low for 2018-19 City budget   photo

Friday

8 June 2018

Koala Fund to protect our iconic mammals

9.59am

The iconic koala will be given further support and protection across the Gold Coast.

Mayor Tom Tate has today announced a Koala Fund of $10.85 million for koala habitat protection.

To create the fund, ratepayers will contribute $3 per annum to a...

Koala Fund to protect our iconic mammals photo

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