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The Gold Coast is All Grown Up
Urban Planning
Friday March 16 2018

The Gold Coast is All Grown Up

A decade ago the Gold Coast was known for meter maids, schoolies and fish and chips on the beach. A lot has changed.

Gold Coast Mayor Defends Councillors
Zoning
Wednesday September 20 2017

Gold Coast Mayor Defends Councillors

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has no qualms with councillors receiving donations from developers and then voting on applications where they have declared a potential conflict...

Gold Coast Skyscraper Reaches for the Stars
Commercial
Wednesday January 18 2017

Gold Coast Skyscraper Reaches for the Stars

Residential towers in the Gold Coast continue to reach new heights as a development application for one of Australia’s tallest buildings is submitted.

Queensland Govt Approves Gold Coast Casino Tower
Commercial
Monday December 19 2016

Queensland Govt Approves Gold Coast Casino Tower

Construction of a 200 metre-tall hotel and apartment tower at Gold Coast's Jupiters Casino will begin next year after the proposal was given development approval by...

QLD Coroner Calls for Review of Public Awning After 2012 Death
Strata
Friday October 28 2016

QLD Coroner Calls for Review of Public Awning After 2012 Death

A Queensland coroner has called for urgent safety inspections of every building awning over public footpaths in response to an accident that killed a Gold Coast...

Gold Coast Residents Oppose $3b Development: Poll
Zoning
Thursday September 15 2016

Gold Coast Residents Oppose $3b Development: Poll

A controversial multi-billion development proposed for publicly owned land on the Gold Coast looks set to face strong opposition from locals, according to new polling.

Gold Coast to Transform Cane Fields into Largest Master Planned City
Zoning
Wednesday September 7 2016

Gold Coast to Transform Cane Fields into Largest Master Planned City

The Gold Coast is set to host a huge new master planned city to the north of the established urban settlement, with plans for the record-breaking sale of...

Stoppages Won’t Delay Gold Coast Games
Commercial
Tuesday June 7 2016

Stoppages Won’t Delay Gold Coast Games

The construction of the 2018 Gold Coast Games' centrepiece venue is on track despite industrial action causing delays, Queensland's government says.

Court Rejects Divisive Gold Coast Mosque
Zoning
Thursday April 7 2016

Court Rejects Divisive Gold Coast Mosque

Opponents of a proposed Gold Coast mosque have had a major victory after a court rejected the Muslim place of worship because it's simply "too big".

Commercial
Sep 14 2018
Post-Games Legacy Alive on Gold Coast

Six months after the Commonwealth Games left town, the Gold Coast's sports venues are booked solid.

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Public
Jul 20 2018
Underwater Graveyard Plan for Gold Coast

Sleeping with the fishes may not be as sinister as it sounds if a Gold Coast plan for an underwater graveyard gets the green light.

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Environment
May 30 2018
Gold Coast Deputy Mayor Quits Planning Role

Gold Coast deputy mayor Donna Gates says the "clunkiness" of new local government laws is behind her decision to step down from the council's planning committee.

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Mar 7 2018
Flawed Trains to be Used for Comm Games

Flawed new Queensland Rail trains will be used during the upcoming Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, despite an Australian Human Rights Commission ruling.

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