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., Thursday, February 22, 2018
E.g., Thursday, February 22, 2018

Friday

14 July 2017

Gold Coast has a new Junior Mayor

12.54pm

Jay Bridgement of Robina State High School was officially sworn in today as the 2017 City of Gold Coast Junior Mayor.

Deputy Mayor Councillor Donna Gates congratulated Jay saying his community spirit was inspiring.

“Our Junior Council members make a valuable contribution...

Gold Coast has a new Junior Mayor photo

Wednesday

5 July 2017

Conservation project funds to protect city

10.39am

The City of Gold Coast is inviting private landholders to apply for funding to complete nature conservation and bushland restoration projects on their land.

Funding of $100,000 is available through the City’s Nature Conservation Assistance Program, helping private landholders carry out...

Conservation project funds to protect city photo

Friday

30 June 2017

Share your big idea for our CBD’s Main Street

9.54am

Stakeholder and community feedback is being sought to inform a plan to revitalise the Gold Coast CBD’s main street into a dynamic world class destination.

The Gold Coast CBD Main Street Revitalisation project is focussed on Nerang Street, Southport, from High...

Share your big idea for our CBD’s Main Street photo

Friday

23 June 2017

Teaching toddlers words through play

10.43am

One of the world’s most innovative learning spaces for toddlers will be launched today.

Titled Book Box, it helps children from zero to five years learn to love books and reading, while engaged in a play-based experience.

“I’m delighted to see this...

Teaching toddlers words through play photo

Thursday

22 June 2017

Youth Exchange Ideas Festival: get on board

4.07pm

The first Gold Coast Exchange Ideas Festival launches at Southport CDB this weekend.

The inaugural festival features free stalls, workshops and activities designed to spark creativity among the city’s youth. It is on from 3pm until late on Friday 23 June...

Youth Exchange Ideas Festival: get on board photo

Wednesday

21 June 2017

Connecting, protecting and partnering to preserve our natural city

10.33am

A fresh strategy to protect our natural environment and recognise its significant value to our economy and lifestyle was today endorsed.

The ‘Our Natural City’ Strategy aims to achieve 51 per cent native vegetation cover in the city by 2020.

Mayor Tom...

Connecting, protecting and partnering to preserve our natural city photo

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