Media releases

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E.g., Saturday, January 23, 2021

Friday

10 June 2016

Former Vancouver chief city planner to talk ‘density done well’ on Gold Coast

4.34pm

Gold Coast residents are invited to hear from one of the world’s leading planning experts and have their say to help shape the Queensland Government’s planning blueprint for the future of South East Queensland.

South East Queensland Regional Plan project director,...

Former Vancouver chief city planner to talk ‘density done well’ on Gold Coast photo

Wednesday

8 June 2016

Build a business in a weekend at Startup Weekend

1.45pm

If you think you’ve got what it takes to collaborate with creative, technologists, designers and developers to create a new business in the space of 54 hours, then Startup Weekend is for you.  

The rapid-idea-generating event, at Griffith University from 17...

Build a business in a weekend at Startup Weekend  photo

Thursday

2 June 2016

In search of young, innovative and inspiring minds

8.43am

The search for the Gold Coast’s innovative and inspiring young minds is on again. 

Mayor Tom Tate today launched the third annual Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award, which gives high school students the opportunity to develop a technological product or idea.    

Run...

In search of young, innovative and inspiring minds  photo

Wednesday

1 June 2016

New road busts congestion at Reedy Creek as Mayor targets traffic

12.50pm

The Gold Coast’s newest road link at Reedy Creek was officially opened today as part of a broader Better Roads program announced by Mayor Tom Tate. 

Cr Tate, with Federal MP Karen Andrews and Kings Christian College Principal Rees Davis, declared...

New road busts congestion at Reedy Creek as Mayor targets traffic photo

Tuesday

31 May 2016

Gold Coast to celebrate diversity in Queensland week

2.10pm

The Gold Coast will celebrate Queensland’s diversity at a free community event during Queensland Week - called Diversity GC.

Mayor Tom Tate said Queensland Week was a great opportunity to showcase our multi-cultural community.

"In the last 12 months, the City has...

Gold Coast to celebrate diversity in Queensland week photo

Thursday

26 May 2016

Artist joins Mayor in tackling graffiti

4.13pm

Mayor Tom Tate has continued his ‘anti-graffiti crusade’ engaging a Gold Coast artist to decorate Council construction trailers to deter vandals.

“This is art and infrastructure uniting and it allows artists to use our trailers as a canvas to create a...

Artist joins Mayor in tackling graffiti photo

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