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New Active & Healthy Program out now

The Active & Healthy Lifestyle Program is a great way to try a new fitness activity or sport, discover our great parks and sporting facilities, and meet new people.

New Active & Healthy Program
Where does the water go?

Find out about our water recycling processes.

Where does the water go?
Zest Festival

Join us for a day of free sport, recreation, fitness and wellbeing activities, along with live entertainment and Food Truck Picnic.

Zest Festival
Protecting our coast

The Gold Coast Beach Nourishment Project aims to increase the volume of sand available along vulnerable sections of our coastline to buffer against future storms and coastal erosion.

Protecting our coast
Get Set for the Games

The Get Set Gold Coast team is working to ensure that you’ll be ready to enjoy an unforgettable Games.

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

Zest Lifestyle Festival

Active & Healthy Zest Festival 2017

This year, Zest Festival has teamed up with the Food Truck Picnic, with 10 amazing food trucks selling fresh, local and healthy food. Classes will kick off at 9.30am on 23 July 2017.

TAFE Queensland Ashmore Trade Training Centre Open Day

TAFE Queensland Ashmore Trade Training Centre Open Day

Join us at the TAFE Queensland Ashmore Trade Training Centre Open Day and try your hand at a trade, speak with experts and see the great training facilities.

Symphony By The Lake with Mark Vincent

Symphony By The Lake with Mark Vincent

Symphony By The Lake returns for its third year at Winterfest featuring the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra and special guest, Mark Vincent.

Gold Coast Multicultural Festival 2017

Gold Coast Multicultural Festival 2017

Enjoy South East Queensland's largest annual community and cultural event, a full day of fun for the whole family.

Big Fit Day Out

Big Fit Day Out

The shores of Lake Orr will be the setting for this family friendly day where you’ll be tempted to try out many of the activities on offer, including yoga, tai chi, combat, karate, and many more.

Discovery in the gardens

Discovery in the gardens 2017

Get your hands dirty with a free day of science and gardening fun at the beautiful Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens.

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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