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White Ribbon Day

Our city is vibrant and safe, where many families live, work and visit. Violence is not tolerated in our community. Show your support by wearing a white ribbon on 25 November.

White Ribbon Day
Broadwater Rockpools

Why not bring the kids to the rockpools to cool off on a hot sunny day? The water play area is designed with cool water fountains and vibrant marine–themed equipment for children to splash and explore.

Broadwater Rockpools
Get Ready

Gold Coasters are urged to Get Ready for the summer storm season with the launch of the RACQ Get Ready Gold Coast campaign. Discover easy steps to keep your family, pets and property safe.

Get Ready
2018 Inside Scoop: What makes the Gold Coast a great host city

Find out why the Gold Coast is an ideal location for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and how the city will benefit.

2018 Inside Scoop: What makes the Gold Coast a great host city
GC2018 - Get Set for the Games

The $41 million Gold Coast Aquatic Centre was the first GC2018 venue to be completed. It will host the swimming and diving competition for the Commonwealth Games.

GC2018 - Get Set for the Games

Welcome to City of Gold Coast - host of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future, including as host of GC2018. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity. When the eyes of the world are on us in 2018, we’ll be ready.


Community events

The Australian PGA Championship

The Australian PGA Championship

The Australian PGA Championship is back at RACV Royal Pines Resort, on the Gold Coast in Queensland from 30 November to 3 December.

Surviving the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Hosted by the Gold Coast District Neighbourhood Watch, come along to the forum to learn about the impacts of the Games on your neighbourhood.

Gold Coast Seniors Health and Lifestyle Expo (Southport)

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Check out retirement living options, in home care, seniors travel, seniors insurance, financial planners, investment advice, free hearing and eyesight checks, and mobility aids.

Mayor’s Christmas Carols presented by Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast

Mayor's Christmas Carols

Sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes at the Mayor’s Christmas Carols on 2 December at the Broadwater Parklands.

2018 Inside Scoop: What makes the Gold Coast a great host city

The city of Gold Coast

In our fourth 2018 Inside Scoop event, Professor Paul Burton and Professor Susanne Becken will share their insight into why the Gold Coast is an ideal location and how it will benefit the city into the future.

Stardust Junior Astronomy Club

Stardust Junior Astronomy Club

Lets have fun today at the library and dress up as an alien for our Christmas party.

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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