City of Gold Coast (City) offers a range of social and community services, facilities and networks that play an important role in bringing people together, supporting social interaction and encouraging active lifestyles.
An accessible and inclusive city
Download our Accessible and Inclusive City Action Plan 2014-2019 to find out how we are making our city more accessible, inclusive and welcoming for all residents and visitors, regardless of age or ability.
Find out about the services and assistance on offer in our city for people with disabilities.
The City’s Community Development Officers work with local residents, community organisations and other government agencies to build social connections and community capacity, link residents to local services, and help address service gaps.
Visit our Community Development page to find out how our Community Development Officers can assist you and your community group, including a list of dates for free community workshops.
We also have approximately 400 community facility leases with sporting clubs and other community organisations across the city.
We have information for families, seniors, Gold Coast youth, pet owners, and for those joining our community as new residents. Use our Gold Coast Community Directory to find community services and facilities available in your local area.
Our Active and Healthy program consists of over 170 free and low cost activities per week, catering to people of all ages and abilities.
From January 2016, immunisation clinics will be provided by Queensland Health.
Events, celebrations, commemorations and City awards
There are a multitude of events run by the City to celebrate significant times of the year, including Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Australia Day, school holidays and more. You can also check out our Community events calendar to find free or low-cost events in your area.
We regularly recognise the achievement of individuals and community groups through our award programs.
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