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Gold Coast Australia Day Pool Party

Splash into Australia Day with a traditional Aussie pool party at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre in Southport. Enjoy a packed program of awesome activities from 11am to 2pm.

Gold Coast Australia Day Pool Party
2019 Lunar New Year

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Gold Coast Chinatown on Saturday 9 February 4pm to 9pm with delicious Asian street food markets, free live music and cultural entertainment, children's activities and fireworks.

2019 Lunar New Year
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!
Green waste drop and go zones

Our drop and go zones are the fast and easy way to recycle your garden waste. Located at Reedy Creek, Molendinar, Coomera and Merrimac waste and recycling centres.

Green waste drop and go zones

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

Kids take over

Kids take over

A music mini fest where kids create, get loud and make their mark during the school holidays.

Guided Native Bee Walk in the Botanic Gardens

Guided Native Bee Walk in the Botanic Gardens

Find out more about these Australian stingless native bees and how you can have them in your garden by joining our guided walk.

Summer Jazz

Summer Jazz

Four-day, live jazz event at Southport Bowls Club.

Summer Ice Cream Festival at NightQuarter

Summer Ice Cream Festival at NightQuarter

Make all of your frosty dreams come true at our Summer Ice Cream Festival!

American Hall of Fame Icons - Country Rock Legends

American Hall of Fame Icons - Country Rock Legends

Three of the world’s biggest country rock tribute acts come together for one night only, performing their 'Hall of Fame Icons' show at RSL Club Southport on Saturday 19 January 2019.

Level up school holiday activity: Creating Creatures

Creating Creatures

Learn how to create and draw your own quirky creature with local artist and illustrator Imogen Sartain.

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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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