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Coastal seawall projects

Seawalls provide protection, reducing the damage to buildings and property along the beachfront during storms. When completed, the newly constructed seawall will improve resilience to coastal erosion.

Healthy swimming
Moving house?

Have you changed addresses recently? Are you ready to move into a new place? We have some handy information to help you organise City services for your new address, update your details with us and more.

Free cycling workshops

Songlines: The living narrative of our nation is this year’s National NAIDOC theme, 3-10 July.

Local Government Election Day - 19 March 2016
Cycling workshops

Join one of our free cycle workshops. Whether you're a child or an adult riding for the first time, or an advanced cyclist, we have a workshop for you. There are Sunday social rides too. Book now.

Are your dog’s registration details up to date?

Gold Coast Hockey Centre will be upgraded to deliver a valuable, world class competition and training venue for athletes and the community, with two all-weather, synthetic pitches and seating for 5000 spectators.


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

Sunday social rides - Coolangatta

Man and a woman riding bikes

Join us to explore our great cycle network on this easy Sunday social ride. We’ll cruise along off road cycle paths and quiet roads. Designed for all ages, including family groups.

Cat Show

Cat Show

The Gold Coast Cat Club’s Championship Cat Show will be held from 9am to 3pm on Saturday 25 June 2016 at the Southport Community Centre.

Gold Coast Coastal Symposium

Gold Coast Coastal Symposium

The Gold Coast’s exclusive environmental convention opens on Saturday 25 June, the ideal place where environmentally minded community organisations, coastal engineers, students, and community members can come together.

Volunteer with BeachCare

Volunteer with BeachCare

Come on down to BeachCare and lend a helping hand. We'll also ask you to keep your eyes peeled for any beach litter and help us remove some weeds.

Lifeline Bookfest Gold Coast

Lifeline Bookfest

This June Lifeline Bookfest Gold Coast is offering its customers the best of winter books. Customers can find a vast array of health conscious, children’s, cooking, fiction, limited edition books and magazines that suit many different tastes and ages.

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...


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