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Celebrate Queensland Week at Diversity GC

Saturday 4 June from 2pm to 8pm in Chinatown, Southport. This free public event recognises the diverse cultures that call the Gold Coast home.

Mudgeeraba Street Party
Monster Machinery Day

Check out everything that digs, scoops, cleans and beeps and meet Po from Kung Fu Panda at the 13th annual Monster Machinery Day on Sunday 29 May.

Monster Machinery Day
Do you own a property on the Gold Coast?

Save time and effort paying your rates. Register online to get your rate notices and water bills emailed to you. You can also check account balances, request a payment plan and pay your bills online.

Local Government Election Day - 19 March 2016
Botanic Garden Australia and New Zealand Open Day

Celebrate the first Open Day of this kind at the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 29 May 2016.

Food truck trial

Major upgrades are under way at the Broadbeach Bowls Club in readiness to host the lawn bowls competition for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth 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

Salsa in the park

Salsa In The Park

If you love Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha or Merangue, chances are you will love this free workshop.

Gold Coast Green Week

Gold Coast Green Week

Green week is a festival celebrating World Environment Day with nine days of amazing events and activities.

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.

Children's intermediate cycling course - Broadbeach Waters

Intermediate student cycling course

This course, designed,for children aged six years and over, will teach bike handling skills, riding and situational awareness to enable them to ride safely in low traffic environments (shared paths, footpaths, bike paths, quiet streets etc.)

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Sanctuary Cove Country Club

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Sanctuary Cove Country Club

For the fourth year running, the Country Club will raise money for the Cancer Council on Thursday 26 May 2016, with all proceeds going towards the funding of cancer research, prevention programs and support services.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Once again, we are supporting the Cancer Council and holding a Mad Hatter's Tea Party.

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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