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White Ribbon Day
Mayor's Christmas Carols

The Broadwater Parklands will come alive with the sights and sounds of Christmas with the City of Gold Coast’s largest free Christmas concert, Saturday 5 December from 5pm.

Mayor's Christmas Carols
Southern light rail extension

Mayor Tom Tate wants to know what you think about the potential southern light rail extension. If you have an opinion, we need to know it so we can act on it.

Australian PGA Championship
Upsize your bin and win

Upsize your recycling bin for the silly season. Upsize your recycling bin before 11 December and go into the draw to win one of ten $100 Coles/Myer gift vouchers.

Free cycling workshops

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 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

Culture Street Night Markets

Culture Street Markets

Experience diverse cultures from all over the world and join in the festivities of the season at the FSG Australia Night Markets.

DJ Party in the Rockpools

Rockpools Broadwater Parkland

Be sure to bring the kids down to learn all the iconic dance moves like the Hokey Pokey, Macarena and Nut Bush.

Rocky Shore Explore

Rocky Shore Explore

Rocky shores are teeming with life! Join our marine biologists at the rocky shores in Burleigh Heads to explore this unique environment and learn about living and non-living things in the rock pools.

Mayor's Christmas Carols

Mayor's Christmas Carols

Whether you have been naughty or nice, come and soak up the Christmas spirit with friends and family at the fourth annual Mayor's Christmas Carols from the Broadwater Parklands.

Stardust Junior Astronomy Club

Stardust Junior Astronomy Club

Stardust Christmas Star Party. Come along to the library for our last astronomy sessionfor the year, and lets have some fun…

Australian PGA Championship

Australian PGA Championship

The Australian PGA Championship will be played from 3 - 6 December 2015 at RACV Royal Pines Resort.

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...


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