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Mayor announces reopening of City playgrounds, bbqs, skate parks and more

Mayor announces reopening of City playgrounds, bbqs, skate parks and more

Mayor Tom Tate today announced several City assets would reopen this Saturday in line with the easing of Queensland Government restrictions.“We are getting back to business, but in a staged and safe way,” Mayor Tate said.The following will reopen or are resuming:Playgrounds, gym equipment, and barbecuesSkate parks, outdoor basketball courtsSports fields for groups of 10 or lessPark bookings (for up to 10 people)Free tree schemeTourist parks for essential travellersParking meters will be switched on and normal enforcement will occurCommunity Centres for essential servicesBroadwater Parklands, is open except for the bouncy pillowHe said there was still work to be done to ensure a staged opening of Aquatic Centres, Libraries and Indoor Sports centres could occur.“We need to look closely at these services and the best way to reopen them – for example I can see us opening Aquatic Centres to elite athletes first,” he said.He said he would have further information to release next Monday. Feature video: Not featuredHomepage featured: 
City of Gold Coast Media releases
12 May 2020
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Our water future’s in the pipeline

Our water future’s in the pipeline

 The City’s solution to managing its excess recycled water reached a milestone today with the installation of a 900 metre-long pipeline between Main Beach and Southport.The Long Term Recycled Water Re…
City of Gold Coast Media releases
12 May 2020
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The Spit and car parks to reopen

The Spit and car parks to reopen

The Spit will re-open and beachside car parks will be progressively opened, Mayor Tom Tate announced today.“Congratulations Gold Coasters.
City of Gold Coast Media releases
27 Apr 2020
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New Committee Chairs announced

New Committee Chairs announced

Mayor Tom Tate today chaired the first post-election Full Council meeting for the term.Councillor Donna Gates was re-elected for her third term as Deputy Mayor, making her the longest-running Deputy M…
City of Gold Coast Media releases
21 Apr 2020
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Two beaches reopened today

Two beaches reopened today

Mayor Tom Tate said Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta beaches would reopen as of noon today.“The Spit beach, along with all beach front car parks, will continue to remain closed until further notice,” …
City of Gold Coast Media releases
20 Apr 2020
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Sand Angels nab world record

Sand Angels nab world record

Sand Angels nab world recordIt’s official!
City of Gold Coast Media releases
15 Apr 2020
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The Spit, Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta remain closed.

The Spit, Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta remain closed.

Mayor Tom Tate today announced that beach and car park restrictions would remain in place until next Monday."I would like to congratulate Gold Coasters for their efforts over the long weekend with the…
City of Gold Coast Media releases
14 Apr 2020
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New conditions for Waste & Recycling Centres due to Covid19

New conditions for Waste & Recycling Centres due to Covid19

New restrictions will be enforced at all City of Gold Coast Waste and Recycling Centres (WRCs) from this Saturday (11 April).Mayor Tom Tate said the measures had been imposed as a result of major issu…
City of Gold Coast Media releases
8 Apr 2020
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Three beaches to be closed

Three beaches to be closed

Mayor Tom Tate has just announced that as of midnight Tuesday, the Spit, Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta beach will be closed."The beaches are proving to be magnets for day visitors from Br…
City of Gold Coast Media releases
6 Apr 2020
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