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Refill and choose tap water this July

It's #plasticfreejuly and we're encouraging our community to Choose Tap as a refreshing alternative to bottled water. Why not refill on the move at City of Gold Coast water stations?

Refill and choose tap water this July
Author Encounter with Alli Sinclair

Meet award-winning author Alli Sinclair, on tour to launch her new book ‘Burning Fields’ - one woman's struggle for equality set in the post-war North Queensland cane fields of 1948.

Author Encounter with Alli Sinclair
Learn to swim at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

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

Learn to swim at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
Ocean Beaches Strategy

Learn how our Ocean Beaches Strategy is helping to keep the Gold Coast's iconic beaches 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

Free trees - Winterfest

Frees trees - Winterfest

Collect your free tree from City of Gold Coast officers at community events throughout the Gold Coast.

Groundwater Country Music Festival - Broadbeach

Broadbeach Country Music Festival 2017

Broadbeach Country Music Festival is going international for its fifth annual festival with the band 'America' headlining this free event .

Carrara Cat Carnival

Cat sleeping on its back

The Carrara Cat Carnival is a free event, held inside the Events Arena at Carrara Markets. It’s a purrfect day out for the family.

NaturallyGC National Tree Day

National Tree Day

Play a part and join the City of Gold Coast along the Coomera River planting 3000 trees. The event is family friendly and suitable for all ages.

Taoist Tai Chi

Taoist Tai Chi

Taoist Tai Chi is an effective form of holistic health training, working on the physical, mental and spiritual dimensions of our being. Find out how you can sign up.

Author encounter: Alli Sinclair - Burning Fields

Author encounter: Alli Sinclair

We're excited to present award-winning Australian author Alli Sinclair, on tour to launch her new novel, 'Burning Fields' published by HarperCollins.

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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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