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, April 27, 2019
E.g., Saturday, April 27, 2019

Tuesday

15 January 2019

City’s gift to ‘green thumb’ residents

10.30am
Gold Coast ‘green thumbs’ will be rewarded for dropping their green waste at the City’s newest Green Waste Drop and Go zones in Merrimac and Coomera.
 
Customers will receive one bag of free compost per load of green waste dropped to...
City’s gift to ‘green thumb’ residents  photo

Monday

14 January 2019

Southern Oceanway link celebrated

9.53am

The completion of the Tugun to Bilinga section of the Gold Coast Oceanway was celebrated today (13 January) at a community event in Tugun.

The 1.7 kilometre ocean-front footpath is the latest section of the ever-growing 36 kilometre network of shared...

 Southern Oceanway link celebrated photo

Friday

4 January 2019

Beach access on show across our city

1.02pm

Gold Coasters and visitors are being invited to participate in the City’s Beach Access Open Day at Burleigh tomorrow.

“We leave no-one behind on the Gold Coast and we are proud of the facilities we have to make our city inclusive...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

28 December 2018

Mayor Tate announces 'art treasure hunt' for Gold Coast

11.46am
Australians with private art collections are being asked to consider displaying their pieces at the new HOTA Gallery when it opens in late 2020.
 
“We do things differently here on the Gold Coast. This is a unique way where the generosity...
Mayor Tate announces 'art treasure hunt' for Gold Coast photo

Wednesday

19 December 2018

Speeding motorists to end up on Santa’s naughty list

11.29am

Motorists will be given their “naughty or nice” rating this festive season. 

The City has rolled out a Christmas message on 73 Speed Awareness Devices across the Gold Coast to remind motorists to check their speed leading into the busy holiday...

Speeding motorists to end up on Santa’s naughty list photo

Friday

14 December 2018

Swing into summer with City’s school holiday line-up

10.36am
Parents can sigh in relief – the City’s action-packed school holiday program has arrived to keep boredom at bay. 
 
Acting Mayor Donna Gates said the City’s school holiday program had plenty of options to keep kids of all ages entertained these...
Swing into summer with City’s school holiday line-up photo

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