City of Gold Coast remains the second largest local government in Australia, based on the Gold Coast's estimated resident population. The City employs more than 3200 staff.
The City provides a range of services, organisations, activities and facilities for residents and visitors to enjoy. This section of the website provides information on the history of the City, the current structure, reports, rates and finances along with important information for current and future City suppliers.
With Council starting back in the 19th century the role of local government has significantly changed over the years.
The corporate structure of the City refers to the administrative structure set by the elected Council and managed by the Chief Executive Officer.