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HOTA - Jaws to Jurassic Park

Join Queensland Symphony Orchestra at HOTA, Home of the Arts for a night of exceptional music by five times Academy and 23 times Grammy Award Winner, John Williams.

HOTA - Jaws to Jurassic Park
Superhero Weekend

Calling all superheros for a supercharged weekend of super fun! Help us celebrate with fun activities at libraries across the city, including a special appearance by Melbourne Transformers.

Superhero Weekend
Community Centres

Your local community centre has hundreds of weekly activities for everyone to get involved in. Find out 'What's On' at your local centre.

Community Centres
Author Encounter: Nicole Gibson

Meet author and international speaker Nicole Gibson at Southport Library, Wednesday 2 May from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, as she celebrates her first book, Love Out Loud (A Millennial's Guide to Enlightenment).

Author Encounter: Nicole Gibson
Way ahead

We're bold, diverse and focused on the future. A knowledge economy is just the beginning. Find out why the Gold Coast is Way Ahead.

Way ahead

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

International Netball Festival - Gold Coast

International Netball Festival

The International Netball Festival is an annual event that attracts players locally, interstate and internationally.

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming

Supanova 2018

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is a celebration of fandom, where the worlds of film and television, fantasy, comic books, anime, science-fiction, cartoons, books, gaming and collectables all come to life!

Circus Rio

Circus Rio

An explosion of life, colour, motorbikes, aerialists and more will be in Gold Coast for eight dates only. Don’t miss out! Come along to feel the heat of Rio.

Gold Coast Cup

Gold Coast Cup

Gold Coast Cup is a very popular fashion event, where attendees dress in their race-day finest with tailored suits for the men and colourful dresses, hats and headwear for the ladies.

St Hilda's School presents The Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz

Join St Hilda’s School as we travel down the yellow brick road in the much-loved musical, “The Wizard of Oz”.

7 News Gold Coast Running Festival

7 News Gold Coast Running Festival

Featuring five distinct race distances, the festival caters for everyone from the serious half marathon runner, to groups, schools and families who want to get out and have some fun together.

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.


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.


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...


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).


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).


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.


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.


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


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...


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


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.


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).


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


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...