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Evandale Lake closure - 10 to 22 December 2018

The Green Bridge will provide a vital gateway between Home of the Arts (HOTA) and Surfers Paradise via Chevron Island. Learn more about the project and the latest updates.

HOTA Green Bridge construction
Swim between the flags and we'll see you at the beach!

Summer is here and there's nowhere better to cool off than our beautiful beaches. Remember the golden rule - always swim between the red and yellow flags.

Swim between the flags and we'll see you at the beach!
Gold Coast Events Calendar

Check out our online events calendar to find events near you, or register to promote your own events.

Gold Coast Events Calendar
Big Bash League - Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers

Start 2019 with the Brisbane Heat as we take on the Sydney Sixers at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast.

Big Bash League - Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers

Welcome to City of Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity, buoyed by the legacy of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.


Gold Coast events

Let there be rock!

Rennie Ellis (Courtesy State Library Victoria)

An exhibition celebrating the heyday of the Gold Coast live rock scene, from 8 December 2018 to 17 February 2019.

Christmas in Surfers Paradise

Christmas in Surfers Paradise

Experience Christmas with an Aussie twist in Surfers Paradise as the iconic beach and mall transform into a Summer-time Wonderland.

Forest Oak Drive Light Spectacular 2018

Forest Oak Drive Lights Spectacular

What better way to create a family Christmas tradition than to head out on the road and visit one of the biggest and best Christmas light displays the Gold Coast has to offer.

Christmas with Marina Prior

Marina Prior

Celebrate the festive season with Marina Prior, leading lady of musical theatre.

Carols on the Beach

Surfers Paradise Carols on the Beach

Christmas in Surfers Paradise culminates with Carols on the Beach on Sunday 23 December. The event features a stunning line-up of talented local musicians and dancers and finishes in a flurry of fireworks!

Big Bash League - Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes

Brisbane Heat Fans

The Brisbane Heat host the Hobart Hurricanes in the first ever Big Bash League game played on the Gold Coast.

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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...

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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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