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Get Ready

Gold Coasters are urged to Get Ready for the summer storm season with the launch of the RACQ Get Ready Gold Coast campaign. Discover easy steps to keep your family, pets and property safe.

Get Ready
Way ahead

We're bold, diverse and focused on the future. A knowledge economy is just the beginning. Find out why the Gold Coast is Way Ahead.

Way ahead
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
Festive city lighting

Our fresh, new, sophisticated approach to Christmas and other key events is making our city sparkle a whole lot brighter throughout the year.

Festive city lighting
GC2018 - 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.

GC2018 - 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

Christmas in Paradise

Christmas in Paradise

Experience the sun-drenched magic of a quintessentially Australian Christmas in Surfers Paradise, as Santa dons boardies and arrives in a surfboat sleigh drawn by kangaroos to spread festive cheer!

Movies Under the Stars - The Muppet Christmas Carol

Movies under the Stars

With the weather warming up, what better way to spend the evening than outdoors watching a movie under the stars?

DJ Party in the Park

DJ Party in the Park

Come party at the park with all your old favourites, right through to today's hits including lots of games and fun to be had by all.

Food Truck Feast and Fireworks

Food Truck Feast

Food Truck Feast is on again at Broadwater Parklands and what better way to bring in the new year than with food, fun and fireworks.

'Fireworks x 3' - NYE Concert and Fireworks Spectacular, Paradise Point

Fireworks

'Fireworks x 3' at Paradise Point this New Years Eve is a music concert and fireworks spectacular.

School holiday pantomime - Snow White

Spotlight Theatrical company - Snow White

School holiday pantomime Snow White. This is audience participation at its best. Spotlight is renowned for its wonderful pantomimes and this one is going to entertain everybody.

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.

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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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