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Free cycling workshops

The City offers a series of free cycling workshops to help you get on your bike or develop your skills on the road. Ride a bicycle to your next destination for fun, fitness or smart transport.

Free cycling workshops
Queensland Multicultural Month

Our city is proudly culturally diverse. Join in the celebrations this month by finding an event near you.

Queensland Multicultural Month
Seniors Week

Seniors Week is on 19 - 27 August. This year's celebration includes more than 70 free and low cost events.

Seniors Week
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

First Spiritist Film Festival of Australia

Spiritist Film Festival

Event Cinemas Australia Fair is hosting the 1st Spiritist Film Festival of Australia - a selection of films based on teachings that combine philosophy, science and morality.

Unleash insight and creativity

Unleash Insight + Creativity

Learn meditation techniques to access insight, increase your problem solving ability and unleash your creative potential.



This is an art exhibition of original art by Gold Coast artists. Our theme for this exhibition is Fauvism.

KOKODA The Spirit Lives – World premier documentary

KOKODA: The Spirit Lives

Come along to honour the story of Kokoda and the spirit of the Digger. This Australian-made documentary has its world premier here.

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Day

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Day

Be a Hospital Hero at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital’s Annual Open Day. Every ticket sold will mean another Eucalypt tree in our plantations to feed our hospitalised koalas.

Volunteer with BeachCare - Keep Australia Beautiful Event

BeachCare Volunteer Day

Come along to free community dune planting activities with BeachCare and care for your local beach.

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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