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. She is an experienced representative who enthusiastically represents northern Gold Coast. Cr Gates has had a strong focus on the delivery of major infrastructure for the northern community, including the Upper Coomera Centre, the Ormeau Centre and the Pimpama Sports Hub.

Councillor Donna Gates

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Council Committees

  • Council of the City of Gold Coast 
  • Special Budget
  • Planning & Environment (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Economy, Tourism & Events  
  • Governance, Administration & Finance 
  • Lifestyle & 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