Defined by its spectacular beaches, hinterland ranges, forests, waterways and vibrant communities, the Gold Coast is an outstanding global city which is proudly looking towards the future. An important strategic initiative for Council, residents, visitors and businesses is an online community that interacts in a variety of ways.
Local & Live Sounds Don't get out to see live music anymore? Check out a great line-up of live sounds this weekend at this free concert in the park.
Join us on 26 May 2013 for a walk along the Gold Coast coastline and help give our endangered koalas a home.
Gold Coast Medicare Local and Gold Coast libraries are giving you the chance to find out what local support groups, clubs, services and activities are available in your local community at a series of events at library branches across the coast.
Guided bush walk will explore Eucalypt forest types that are home to koalas, brushtail possums, grey-headed flying foxes and many bird species.
This dark comedy is guaranteed to make you laugh, but the elbow jabbing at your ribs is sharper than expected.
Do your thing for the environment! Give back to the beaches that give you so much enjoyment! Get involved in a free community dune planting morning at Shearwater Esplanade foreshore on the Gold Coast.
11:00 AM - Friday, 24 May 2013
Gold Coast beaches were recognised today when Keep Queensland Beautiful presented nine awards to local winners of the Clean Beaches 2012-13 competition.
10:00 AM - Friday, 24 May 2013
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate today announced a team of expert advisors charged with championing the city’s efforts to maximise opportunities presented by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™.
11:00 AM - Thursday, 23 May 2013
If you face the chore of washing your car this weekend, spare a thought for Council’s fleet and plant workers who are polishing more than 30 vehicles that will go on show this Sunday, 26 May.
12:15 PM - Tuesday, 21 May 2013
The cooler weather has thinned crowds at the Broadwater Parkland Rockpools, creating the perfect timing to do an annual tidy up and refurbish some of the wet play area.
12:00 PM - Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Hundreds of skaters carved it up at the official opening of the City’s newest $200,000 skate park revamp at Goodwin Park, Coolangatta last Saturday.
7:00 AM - Tuesday, 21 May 2013
An archaeological dig to discover the secrets of the city’s first sea wall is taking place this week.
Mayor and Councillors
Our City Highlights
Restoring Our City's 'Have a Go' Spirit
Over the next twelve months our focus will turn to creating new opportunities for young Gold Coasters, and leaving a great legacy for future generations. With a sound economy and unrivalled lifestyle, our city will become the best place in Australia to live, learn and have the pick of fulfilling careers.