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Chinese New Year Festival – postponed to 28 February

Chinese New Year Festival planned for Saturday 21 February has been postponed due to the weather. Celebrate Chinese New Year with us on Saturday 28 February 3 - 9pm.

Chinese New Year
Healthy Swimming

Our beaches, rivers and estuaries are our natural playgrounds but it’s important to avoid swimming after heavy rainfall. Stormwater run-off into our ocean and rivers can impact the quality of our waterways.

Libraries Big Book Sale
Clean Up Australia Day

Gold Coasters are invited to join in cleaning up the city for the 25th annual Clean Up Australia Day. Support having a litter-free Gold Coast on Sunday 1 March.

Clean Up Australia Day
Regional Arts Development Fund

If you’re a local artist, creative business or organisation, grants are available to bring your big idea to life. Projects should be bold and fuel cultural change on the Gold Coast. Applications close 20 March.

RACV Ladies Masters
GC2018

We're proud to be the host city for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. More than 6500 athletes and officials will take part in world-class competition on the Gold Coast from 4 -15 April 2018.

Welcome

Defined by its spectacular beaches, hinterland ranges, forests, waterways and vibrant communities, the Gold Coast is an outstanding global city which is proudly looking towards the future. Join our online community and use this website to access information about the services offered by the City of Gold Coast for residents, visitors and businesses.

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Upcoming events

Live entertainment with Steven Michael

Steve Michael

Steven Michael is one of the most accomplished and sought after solo artists in the country.

Seniors Safety in Your Community Presentation

 Seniors

Presentations on home safety, scams, fraud and more. Includes a free take home information pack.

Gold Coast MS Swimathon

Gold Coast MS Swimathon

The MS Swimathon is a community-based event that encourages everyone to take part and raise money to help people living with MS.

Movies in the Park - Lawrence Hinde Park (Worongary)

Movies in the Park

This event has been cancelled due to weather.

A Cinderella Ball to Remember

Jaime Wild Trust Fund logo

Our Cinderella Ball to Remember is a fundraising event to raise monies for the Jaime Wild Trust Fund.

Sand Safari

Puss in Boots sand sculpture

Let the magic and awe of this year's Sand Safari experience take you to an enchanted wonderland as the Surfers Paradise Foreshore and various locations across the Gold Coast bring Disney's magical friendships to life.

Latest news

Valuable plants stolen from City’s parks and gardens

2:00 PM - Friday, 27 February 2015

City of Gold Coast is calling for help to prevent the theft of trees and plants from public parks and gardens.

Blues busting at City Libraries

12:00 PM - Thursday, 26 February 2015

From March to June, City Libraries are presenting Upbeat, a program supporting positive mental health and wellbeing.

Get ready for Chinese New Year Festival

9:00 AM - Thursday, 26 February 2015

Ready for steamed buns, dim sums and chicken wings? How about some authentic Taiwanese and Singaporean noodle dishes? Or an Asian-inspired hot dog?

Residents asked to rid their homes of mosquito breeding sites

12:20 PM - Wednesday, 25 February 2015

City of Gold Coast is asking residents to help curb mosquito breeding and Ross River infections following the recent heavy rainfall.

City provides temporary training base for Titans

2:55 PM - Tuesday, 24 February 2015

The Gold Coast Titans will train at Pizzey Park for the next two months following support from City of Gold Coast.

Gain a grant for your community

9:50 AM - Tuesday, 24 February 2015

If you’re a community organisation, you’ve still got time to get your application in for a community grant.


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 Margaret Grummitt

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 Tracey Gilmore

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 Lex Bell OAM

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 Jan Grew

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 Greg Betts

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 Chris Robbins

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...

Our city highlights

Chinese New Year Festival 2015

Chinese New Year Festival 2015

Chinese New Year Festival planned for Saturday 21 February has been postponed due to the weather. Celebrate Chinese New Year with us on Saturday 28 February 3 - 9pm.

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