Gold Coast City Council remains the second largest local government in Australia, based on the city's estimated resident population. Council employs more than 3200 staff.
Council provides a range of services, organisations, activities and facilities for residents and visitors to enjoy. This section of the website provides information on the history of Council, the current structure, reports, rates and finances along with important information for current and future Council suppliers.
With Council starting back in the 19th century the role of local government has significantly changed over the years.
The corporate structure of Council refers to the administrative structure set by the elected Council and managed by the CEO.