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Building the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Explore the buildings that will host GC2018 and the function of architecture in designing venues to deliver a premium experience for athletes and spectators.

Building the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Get Set for the Games - Plan ahead

Rethink how you travel during the Games.

Get Set for the Games - Plan ahead
Now is the time to sign up for winter sports

Sign on days for the upcoming sporting seasons are fast approaching. If you, a family member or friend are looking to become involved in a sport, find your nearest association here.

Now is the time to sign up for winter sports
Australia Day

Be part of the celebrations that unite our nation at the Gold Coast Australia Day event at Broadwater Parklands.

Australia Day
GC2018 - Get Set for the Games

The $11 million Oxenford Studios sound stage, a partnership between the State Government and Village Roadshow, will be the venue for the table tennis, boxing and squash competition.

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

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations

Be part of the celebrations that unite our nation at the Gold Coast Australia Day event at Broadwater Parklands.

Open House Taoist Tai Chi

Taoist Tai Chi

We invite you to come along to our Open House on Saturday 27 January at Mermaid Beach Community Centre. It's an opportunity to see demonstrations of tai chi, learn about the many health benefits, and try a free introductory tai chi class.

Artist talk - Rivella Lewis

Artist talk - Rivella Lewis

Rivella will host a talk sharing her journey as an artist, and with over 50 years of arts teaching experience, will discuss how painting can improve your confidence.

2018 Inside Scoop: Building the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Building the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

City Libraries takes you behind the scenes of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, bringing you the inside scoop from the people in the know.

Robina Library book sale

Library book sale

Bag a bargain at the Robina Library book sale on Saturday 3 February, from 9am to 3.30pm.

Ride to work breakfast (Southport)

Ride to Work

Join the commuter community and ride your bike to work. Make a pit stop for a free breakfast and bicycle maintenance check.

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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