Cr Donna Gates (Deputy Mayor)

Division 3 Councillor

Councillor Donna Gates serves the people of Division 3 and has been the City’s Deputy Mayor since 2012. Cr Gates is an experienced representative who knows the northern Gold Coast intimately. She has enthusiastically served the City of Gold Coast since 2007. Her office is at the Upper Coomera Centre.

Councillor Donna Gates

Council Committees

  • Council
  • Special Budget and Finance
  • Planning and Environment (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Economy, Tourism and Events
  • Governance and Administration
  • Lifestyle and Community


  • Alternate Director - Council of Mayor's (SEQ) Pty Ltd
  • Gold Coast City Council Local Disaster Management Group (Deputy Chair)
  • Local Government Association Queensland Executive Nominee
  • Mayor Safer Suburbs Forum