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., Wednesday, June 26, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Friday

25 January 2019

Australia Day celebrations

3.03pm

Be part of the festivities at the Gold Coast’s 2019 Australia Day celebrations. Head to Southport for a massive pool party at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, then stroll across to the Broadwater Parklands for music, food trucks and spectacular...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Local heroes awarded at gala ceremony

2.48pm

An environmentalist, sporting superstar, youth advocate, men’s choir, festival director and tourism leader make up this year’s winners in the City’s Australia Day Awards. 

The annual awards recognise local people or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to the Gold...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

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

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