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Girls who STEAM at City Libraries

Calling all girls who are thinkers, tinkers and all round science fans! Explore, create and learn at one of our hands-on STEAM workshops just for girls.

Girls who STEAM at City Libraries
Healthy swimming

Our beaches, rivers and lakes are our natural playgrounds but it is important to avoid swimming after heavy rainfall. Stormwater run-off can impact the quality of our waterways.

Healthy swimming
Your Digital City workshop

Learn how new smart city capabilities could provide additional value for you, your community, and your business at the Community and Business Engagement Workshop on Wednesday, 24 October.

Your Digital City workshop
Read and Rhyme celebration

Inviting all children aged 0-5 and their grown-ups to the Read and Rhyme celebration on Friday 26 October! It’s on from 9am-2pm at Albert Waterways Community Centre.

Read and Rhyme celebration

Welcome to City of Gold Coast

Planned website maintenance - Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October 2018

Some online services and payment options will be unavailable from 6pm on Saturday 20 October to 6pm on Sunday 21 October. If you are unable to access links or online forms during this time, please try again later.
We apologise for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Gold Coast events

Vodafone Gold Coast 600

Vodafone Gold Coast 600

Get ready for three days of racing and fun as we head into Summer on the streets of Surfers Paradise.

Village Craft Fair

Village Craft Fair

Our annual Village Craft Fair features local hand-made crafts, cakes and slices, jams and preserves, and plants, et cetera.

AusPet 2018

AusPet 2018

AusPet 2018 is the premier public pet expo for lovers of pets of any kind and is part of the prestigious annual conference and trade show for the Australian Pet and Aquatics Industry with major partner Blackhawk.

Caulfield Cup

Caulfield Cup

The 2018 Spring Racing Carnival is here from 22 September to 10 November. Nine weeks of the best provincial thoroughbred racing with extraordinary race days that you’ll never forget!

Everyone Deserves Music Gatsby Gala

Ladies toasting at a gala

We are holding our annual charity event at the all new Gin bar at Miami Marketta.

FestEvil at the Fangtuary

FestEvil at the Fangtuary

Bring the family and enjoy dinner at the markets from 4pm, then enter the Fangtuary to ride the ghost train through the Sanctuary at night.

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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...