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Palm Beach artificial reef

Find out more about our sustainable solution for the ongoing protection of Palm Beach.

Palm Beach artificial reef
It pays to use your water wisely

From the bathroom to the backyard it pays to use your water wisely. Learn more about the simple things can be done that could save thousands of litres of water each year.

It pays to use your water wisely
Power-up your business at Gold Coast Libraries

Join us for an evening of inspiration, learning and networking and power-up your small business or startup.

Power-up your business at Gold Coast Libraries
Be Smart, Choose Tap

Our tap water is the best choice for your health, the environment and your hip pocket. And, don't forget your reusable water bottle when you leave home and fill up on the go.

Be Smart, Choose Tap

Welcome to City of Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity, buoyed by the legacy of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.


Gold Coast events

Bleach* Festival 2019

Bleach* Festival 2019

The 2019 Festival promises to be our most personal and playful yet, honouring our rituals and celebrating the magic of beginnings to herald a new era for the Gold Coast.

Spiegeltent Gold Coast

Spiegeltent Gold Coast

This unique pop-up venue will feature hot show Limbo Unhinged a festival bar and delicious local food to indulge in before and after the show.

Smith Collective Egg-stra Special Easter

Young girl dressed as Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny is preparing to make his first visit to the Gold Coast’s newest landmark community as Smith Collective gears up for the annual celebration.

Australian Street Entertainment Carnival

Australian Street Entertainment Carnival

The Easter Bunny won’t be the only one busy this April long weekend - Surfers Paradise is hosting a free, four-day, family-friendly school holiday event bursting with live performances for the annual Australian Street Entertainment Carnival.

St Georges Day Medieval Mystery Dinner

St Georges Murder Mystery Dinner

With our murder mystery dinners you are given a unique character and you are part of the scene. So if you have an inner acting ability, this is the time to show it and have a great laugh on the way.

'Hunt For A Cure' Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Braden Lamb LJ Hooker/Cystic Fibrosis QLD are holding their annual Cystic Fibrosis QLD Easter Egg Hunt.

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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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