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

Wednesday

21 June 2017

Gateways to the Gold Coast revealed

9.30am

A world-renowned design studio will put the Gold Coast’s name in lights through two unique works at the city’s busiest entry points.

The successful design for the “Gateways” major public art commission, by New York-based LOT-EK artists Ada Tolla and Giuseppe...

Gateways to the Gold Coast revealed  photo

Monday

19 June 2017

Six in a row: Gold Coasters benefit from low rates

10.37am

Gold Coasters will benefit from another financial year of low rate increases – the sixth successive time rate increases have been kept at record lows.

“Since I became Mayor in 2012, I made it clear to Council that the days of...

Six in a row: Gold Coasters benefit from low rates photo

Friday

16 June 2017

City takes lead to protect visitors and residents

12.43pm

The Gold Coast will install heavy duty retractable bollards to protect visitors and residents at large scale outdoor events.

“We will spare no money to ensure the safety of residents and our visitors. This is an investment in community safety,’’ said...

City takes lead to protect visitors and residents photo

Thursday

15 June 2017

Nourishing our beaches for the future

11.08am

The biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history starts today, shifting millions of cubic metres of sand on to our beaches.

A 111-metre dredge, from Denmark, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami...

Nourishing our beaches for the future photo

Monday

12 June 2017

New conservation plan to help keep koalas safe

10.24am

Gold Coast residents have been asked for feedback on a new Koala Conservation Plan to help give our local koala population a sustainable future.

Cr Pauline Young opened the new round of consultation during a visit to Burleigh Conservation Park today,...

New conservation plan to help keep koalas safe  photo

Friday

9 June 2017

Protecting Narrowneck for the future

12.45pm

Narrowneck Beach will be better protected as works to replenish the artificial reef and extend the seawall begin in coming weeks as part of the $18.5 million budget for coastal protection projects (2017-18).

The artificial reef, originally built in 1999, has...

Protecting Narrowneck for the future photo

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