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Mudgeeraba Street Party
Chinatown Street Markets

The Chinatown Street Markets are back this Saturday 7 May from 4pm to 9pm. Featuring cuisines from across Asia, live entertainment, market stalls and more!

Junior Golf Development Scholarship

Now it’s easier than ever to report graffiti. Download our mobile app, complete our online Report a Problem form, call our graffiti hotline on 5581 7998, or email

Local Government Election Day - 19 March 2016
Food truck trial

The City is launching a trial to allow food trucks to serve peckish people in popular Gold Coast parks. A limited number of permits are available so apply now at

Food truck trial

We’re proud to be the host city for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. More than 6500 athletes and team officials will take part in world-class competition on the Gold Coast from 4-15 April 2018.


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

Mother's Day Classic Gold Coast

Mother's Day Classic

Mother's Day Classic is a four and eight kilometre walk/run honouring and supporting those who are affected by breast cancer. The event has grown into Australia's largest breast cancer fundraiser involving more than 130,000 participants nationwide.

Live entertainment with Robert Keith

Live Entertainment with Robert Keith

Robert has been playing piano and guitar for as long as he can remember, starting out as a brash young singer fronting rock cover bands, paying his dues on the pub circuit.

Writers' Block

Writers' Block

Block out a day to work on your writing, from character to plot. Retreat from everyday distractions, meet other writers, get expert advice, and hands-on experience at this intensive and inspiring hands-on masterclass.

Chinatown Street Markets

Chinatown Street Markets

The Chinatown Street Markets are back! Saturday 7 May from 4pm-9pm in Gold Coast Chinatown, Young and Davenport Streets, Southport.

How to ride the roads - Runaway Bay

Become a better cyclist

Learn to ride the roads confidently, safely and become a better cyclist. This workshop is designed for intermediate cyclists aged 15 years and over.

Corella Multicultural Choir

Corella Multicultural Choir

Join Corella, the Gold Coast's new multicultural choir. All adults are welcome to join our weekly rehearsals.

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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