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Seeking applications for the Nature Conservation Assistance Program (NCAP)

Landowners are invited to apply for a share in the NCAP funding which supports nature conservation projects on private land. Expressions of Interest close 17 July. Find out how you can apply.

Seeking applications for the Nature Conservation Assistance Program (NCAP)
Green bins

Sign up for a green waste bin before 17 July for your chance to win one of 100 double passes to the Gold Coast SUNS v West Coast Eagles match on 1 August.

Chinatown Street Markets
Active and healthy school holiday program

Discover the outdoors in the many nature inspired activities we have planned for the family these holidays. Check out what’s happening near you to get the kids active.

Active and healthy school holiday program
Manchester City v Melbourne City

Melbourne City FC is set to face sister club Manchester City FC in a pre-season friendly at CBus Super Stadium on Saturday 18 July. Tickets on sale now!

Manchester City FC vs Melbourne City FC - Saturday 18 July

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.


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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Community events

Wildlife Ranger Experience (6-9 years)

Children preparing food for animals

Sneak a peek into the exciting world of a wildlife ranger at David Fleay Wildlife Park!

Live Entertainment with Steve Michael

Live Entertainment with Steve Michael

He is Australia’s own Piano Man and his ‘play it like you stole it’ style will always leave you wanting just one more.

Introduction to sustainable horse property management


Learn about how the natural and domesticated behaviour of your horses can be used to promote healthy pasture and properties.

2015 Gold Coast Airport Marathon

2015 Gold Coast Airport Marathon

The 37th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be staged on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July 2015 in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world in Queensland, Australia.

Latest news

Surfers Paradise Riverside commercial pontoon opens

9:00 AM - Friday, 3 July 2015

The first initiative of the Surfers Riverside Masterplan is complete with a new pontoon for commercial operators now open.

Direct action assists resident and improves mobility

2:49 PM - Wednesday, 1 July 2015

A Pacific Pines resident has greater access to her local shopping centre, parks and community centre thanks to direct action undertaken by Mayor Tom Tate through the recent city-wide budget consultation.

Lend a caring hand to our beaches in July

9:30 AM - Wednesday, 1 July 2015

City of Gold Coast and the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management are calling on residents, students and schools to lend a caring hand as part of the July BeachCare program.

Biodiversity boost with landowners assistance program

11:35 AM - Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Private landholders are encouraged to put forward nature conservation projects on their land for a share of $100,000 in funding from the City of Gold Coast.

Fourth budget presented to city leaders

4:38 PM - Friday, 19 June 2015

Mayor Tom Tate has revealed details of Council’s fourth and final City Budget at a community luncheon presented by the Institute of Business Leaders (IBL) today.

Mayor goes green with electric boat

11:10 AM - Monday, 22 June 2015

Mayor Tom Tate today begins a month-long trial of an electric boat as part of an ongoing push for a 'greener Gold Coast'.

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 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).


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).


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 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.


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 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.


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).


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 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

Mayor's Telstra Technology Award 2015

GCW community consultation Feb to Mar 15

The City of Gold Coast is again partnering with Telstra to deliver the Mayor's Telstra Technology Award 2015. Gold Coast high school students, it's time to get inspired! Register your school now.


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