Category Archives: Government

Six Million Reasons To Choose TAFE

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has unveiled the $6 million, state-of-the-art transformation of the Southport campus which is becoming the most vibrant education precinct on the Gold Coast. Student numbers have doubled to 10,000 this year with over 100 courses now offered … Continue reading

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Calling For Broadwater Parklands Tenders

Construction of Stage 3 of the Broadwater Parklands is one step closer and the message to local companies is ‘be ready’. Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the City would soon be calling for tenders for the civil works for … Continue reading

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Light Rail Extension For The Gold Coast

Is there any doubt that a light rail extension to connect with heavy rail at Parkwood or Helensvale would be beneficial for the Gold Coast? The Queensland Premier has announced that our government will prioritise the delivery of a light … Continue reading

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GoldLinQ Heartened

Gold Coast light rail operator GoldLinQ has been heartened by first-day passenger numbers on Monday after a bumper 80,000 trips were recorded on last Sunday’s open day when travel was free. GoldLinQ says preliminary figures from  TransLink shows there were … Continue reading

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Arts Funding Reaches New Heights

Aerial artists reached new heights reflecting the City’s record funding for arts and culture. City of Gold Coast is investing nearly $12 million in culture this financial year. Community and Cultural Development Committee Chair Cr Bob La Castra said the … Continue reading

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CGF Signs Off On GC2018 Sports & Venues Program

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Chairman, Nigel Chamier OAM and Minister for the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey announced today that the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has approved the sport program and venues master plan for the Gold Coast … Continue reading

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City of Gold Coast Creates Arts For All Queenslanders

Arts and culture on the Gold Coast has received a major boost from the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). Mayor Tom Tate said RADF provided opportunities for local artists and practitioners to take their creativity to the next level in … Continue reading

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Public Invited To Comment on Southport City Centre

Plans to boost the region’s economy through the commercial transformation of Southport as the Gold Coast’s central business district have been released for public consultation today. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the … Continue reading

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Experts to Debate Gold Coast City Plan

Planners, engineers, lawyers and developers will meet today to discuss the Gold Coast’s new city plan. The draft document that will guide the city’s development for the next decade is expected to be circulated for public consultation within weeks.

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Gold Coasters Asked to Assist Patient Move

Emergency doctors are appealing to Gold Coast residents to assist the patient move to Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) this weekend by seeking alternative care options throughout the move period. Emergency Physician Dr Michael Aitken said that while the emergency … Continue reading

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