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., Tuesday, March 26, 2019
E.g., Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday

8 September 2015

Cultural Precinct amphitheatre takes new shape

2.55pm

The Gold Coast Cultural Precinct’s Stage 1 amphitheatre will be an integral part of the landscape, with a new concept presented to Council today (8/9/15).

Embedded in the Stage 1 Artscape, the revised concept forms a seamless green connection between the...

Cultural Precinct amphitheatre takes new shape photo

Monday

7 September 2015

Nominate your Australia Day hero now

3.22pm

Do you know someone who truly makes the Gold Coast a better place?

If you do, now’s the time to nominate them for a City of Gold Coast Australia Day Award.  

Mayor Tom Tate is urging the Gold Coast community to consider...

Nominate your Australia Day hero now  photo

Friday

4 September 2015

People power key to hitting new waste targets

11.40am

City of Gold Coast has new waste reduction targets in sight following the launch of its Solid Waste Strategy 2024 today.

Mayor Tom Tate said changing people’s behaviour to treat waste as a resource was a top priority under the new...

People power key to hitting new waste targets photo

Thursday

3 September 2015

It’s “Pandamonium” in Gold Coast Chinatown

2.25pm

Gold Coast Chinatown will welcome the permanent presence of a unique creature this weekend with the unveiling of a special statue at the Chinatown Street Markets.

Mayor Tom Tate said the “Pandamonium” statue – which is half panda and half koala...

It’s “Pandamonium” in Gold Coast Chinatown    photo

Wednesday

2 September 2015

Parking pilot provides flexible pricing

12.18pm

From 1 October motorists in Burleigh Heads and Broadbeach will begin testing the City’s new flexible parking pricing pilot.

The two-year scheme provides for parking prices to be adjusted up or down in 20 cent increments each quarter according to demand...

Parking pilot provides flexible pricing photo

Wednesday

26 August 2015

City digs deep in seawall health check

11.51am

City of Gold Coast’s seawall investigation works are in full swing with five locations going under the microscope for condition checks.

Mayor Tom Tate toured one of two Surfers Paradise investigation sites today where the long term performance of almost 1.5...

City digs deep in seawall health check photo

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