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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
Read and Rhyme celebration

Children aged 0-5 and their grown-ups are invited to the Read and Rhyme celebration on Friday 26 October at Albert Waterways from 9am-2pm.

Read and Rhyme celebration
Gold Coast Open House - 27 October 2018

Go behind the scenes of interesting buildings and places during the fourth annual Gold Coast Open House on Saturday 27 October, 2018 - a free event for the city.

Gold Coast Open House - 27 October 2018
What can I recycle?

Do you know what you can and can't put into in your household recycling bin? Your October Water and Sewerage Rate Notice includes a quick-reference guide to make recycling easier.

What can I recycle?

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

NaturallyGC Connect to your Creek Tree Planting

Tree planting

Connect to your local creek and join our City natural areas team for a community tree planting.

Gold Coast Open House

Gold Coast Open House

On Saturday 27 October 2018, the fourth annual Gold Coast Open House will open the doors of interesting and architecturally significant buildings and locations, inviting the public to take a behind the scenes.

We Will Rock You

Spotlight Theatrical Company Queensland logo

Set to the legendary songs of QUEEN, "We Will Rock You" follows the journey of a young man named Galileo caught up in a future world run by the Globalsoft Corporation where rock music has been destroyed.

Burleigh Headland Walk & Talk

Burleigh headland looking through Pandanus to Tallebudgera Creek

Join us on an interpretive walk through Burleigh Headland National Park and learn some of the history, ecology and management of the area.

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!

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...