Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349
The Community Recovery Hotline has been activated by the Queensland Government to assist people who have been advised to quarantine at home by a medical professional, Queensland Health or by direction from government and who have no other mechanisms for support. Call the hotline for more information or if you need support, or to get food or other essential items.
Please visit our Community support page for additional COVID-19 information.
If you are an international student and are seeking assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic you can contact the Study Gold Coast Student Hub.
Our city is proudly culturally diverse with almost one in three residents born overseas. We also have close to one million visitors each year from countries all over the world.
Meet some of our residents by viewing the video below:
Our residents and visitors from culturally diverse backgrounds make a valued social and economic contribution to our city by:
The City works in partnership with multicultural services, community groups, and government agencies to create a welcoming and inclusive community for residents and visitors.
Search our online Gold Coast Community Directory for up to date information about local multicultural groups and other community-based services and facilities on offer across our city.
To find out more about what the Gold Coast offers click on the links below.
Find statistical information about our culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Many multicultural activities and events are held across the Gold Coast to celebrate and acknowledge our cultural diversity.
We have a range of information about City services in other languages.
Refugees form a small but vibrant part of our culturally diverse city. Find out more about organisations on the Gold Coast that provide services to refugees.