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Gold Coast fund to protect iconic koala

A new $10.85 million koala support fund set up by the City of Gold Coast aims to further protect our much loved iconic mammal and conserve the city's unique biodiversity.

Gold Coast fund to protect iconic koala
Have you been to Recycle Street yet?

Check out the new Australian-first recycling system now in operation at the Helensvale Recycling Centre. Recycle Street offers a simple, convenient colour coded layout, making it even easier to recycle.

Have you been to Recycle Street yet?
Learn to swim

Learn to swim at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Enrol now and take advantage of our special winter reopening offers.

Learn to swim
Ocean Beaches Strategy

Our beaches are clean, healthy and accessible now and into the future.

Ocean Beaches Strategy

Welcome to City of Gold Coast – home of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity. Thank you for being part of GC2018 and congratulations to all of the athletes.


Community events

Arts & culture opportunities: Media & marketing bootcamp for musicians/artists

Media & marketing bootcamp for musicians/artists

This free workshop is designed for any artist, musician or creative practitioner who is ready to share their story, event or product with the media. Registrations close 20 June 2018.

DJ Party in the Park

DJ Party in the Park

Come party at the park with all your old favourites, right through to today's hits including lots of games and fun to be had by all.

Neil Finn with orchestra: Out of Silence

Neil Finn

Celebrated front man of Crowded House and prolific artist, Neil and orchestra will take you on the journey that produced his recent album, ‘Out of Silence’.

Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime

Jack in The Beanstalk

Jack is a lovable village boy living a normal life with his quirky mother. One cow and magical bag of beans later, Jack must deal with a princess, money and an angry giant!

Be Inspired - Active & Healthy Lifestyle Event at HOTA

Be Inspired - Active & Healthy Lifestyle event at HOTA

Join us for an inspiring fitness, movement and healthy lifestyle morning at HOTA.

Roots, Boots and Blues Festival 2018

Roots, Boots and Blues Festival

Roots, Boots and Blues Fest 2018 is an opportunity for the Gold Coast community to celebrate local musical/artistic talent, food/beverages and cultural diversity.

Latest news


Mayor and Councillors

Mayor Tom Tate

Mayor Tom Tate

Tom is a civil engineer by trade, having graduated from the University of NSW in the early '80s. He started his career in the construction industry and later moved...

Cr Donna Gates

Cr Donna Gates

Division 1

Division 1 is the City's northern gateway to the Gold Coast. The newly defined boundaries comprise what has historically been the city's largest division.

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Cr William Owen-Jones

Division 2

Division 2 includes the suburbs of Helensvale, Monterey Keys, Oyster Cove, Oxenford, Studio Village, Regatta Waters, Coomera, parts of Upper Coomera and Arundel.

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Cr Cameron Caldwell

Division 3

Division 3 is to the north east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Biggera Waters (part of), Boykambil, Coombabah, Hollywell, Hope Island, Paradise Point...

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Cr Kristyn Boulton

Division 4

Division 4 is centrally east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Arundel, Labrador, Southport (north), Biggera Waters and Runaway Bay (south).

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Cr Peter Young

Division 5

Division 5 includes the suburbs of Pacific Pines, Park Lake, Gaven, Nerang, Highland Park (part), Clagiraba, Mt Nathan, Guanaba and Maudsland (part).

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Cr Dawn Crichlow OAM

Division 6

Division 6 extends westward from the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Southport (part), Ashmore (part), Parkwood and Molendinar.

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Cr Gary Baildon

Division 7

Division 7 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs Isle of Capri, Benowa, Bundall, Main Beach, Surfers, Paradise Waters, Ashmore and Southport.

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Cr Robert La Castra

Division 8

Division 8 is inland from the Coast along the Nerang River and includes the suburbs of Ashmore, Nerang East, Merridown, Merrimac, Carrara, Boonooroo and Clear Island Waters

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Cr Glenn Tozer

Division 9

Division 9 is in the south west region of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Advancetown, Austinville, Bonogin, Gilston, Highland Park, Lower Beechmont...

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Cr Paul Taylor

Division 10

Division 10 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Mermaid Beach (part of), Mermaid Waters (part of) and Bundall

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Cr Hermann Vorster

Division 11

Division 11 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Robina, Varsity Lakes and part of Burleigh Waters.

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Cr Pauline Young

Division 12

Division 12 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters (part of), Miami and Mermaid (part of).

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Cr Daphne McDonald

Division 13

Division 13 is on the south-east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Palm Beach, Elanora, Reedy Creek, Burleigh Heads and Tallebudgera

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Cr Gail O'Neill

Division 14

Division 14 is at the south of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Elanora (part of), Tallebudgera (part of), Tallebudgera Valley, Currumbin Valley...

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