Patterson Urges Collaboration to Boost City

Friday, March 27, 2020

The Gold Coast can be a boom city again if the right economic measures are put in place now and support for local business, says a council candidate.

Drainage Emerges As Key Election Issue

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Gold Coast's underperforming drainage system has emerged as a key concern for residents, according to councillors and candidates.

Gold Coast CBD Under Siege

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Residents and workers, in what's supposed to be the bustling heart of the Gold Coast say they feel under siege from a group of drunk and violent vagrants. Business owners have beefed up security to…

Who's Boss Here

Monday, February 17, 2020

How unusual that a shrug of indifference and words "it's not my job" should be trotted out as a hot issue in an election campaign.

Promise to Tackle Not My Job Line

Monday, February 17, 2020

Council Candidate Brooke Patterson says she will move to have the phrase "not my jpb" banned from the working council vocabulary if elected to the new Southport division.

Hidden Donor Era Ends

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Many Gold Coast City council candidates are opting to self-fund their campaigns as strict new reporting laws on donations take effect from early next week.

Changes to the Gold Coast kerbside collections

Monday, January 6, 2020

Five-point plan aims to ignite Southport

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The failure of the Southport CBD to attract more residents in new high rise towers is being blamed for putting development pressure on Broadwater suburbs.

Residents Want Lower Population Targets

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Worried residents will be telling the council in the final round of consultation for City Plan changes to make even more cutbacks to planned population growth at Labrador, Southport and Biggera Waters.

Council Reviews City Plan Reaction

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Gold Coast Councillors will delyay annual leave to debate the massive feedback from residents about proposed changes to the city plan.

Gold Coast City Plan Feedback

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Council is being warned to rethink how it creates the City Plan after residents concerned about high rise development put forward a stunning amount of requests.

Next Generation Civic Leaders Setting The Pace On City Plan

Monday, November 11, 2019

Monty Adds Bit Of Bite To Council Election

Friday, November 1, 2019

4CRB Interview

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Brooke Patterson, candidate for Division 6, spoke with 4CRB this morning about the Gold Coast City Plan and encouraging residents to make submissions before the November 11 cut off.

Letter to the Editor

Sunday, October 20, 2019

In response to Councillor Cameron Caldwell's comment (GCB 23/10) that the "vast, vast number of people are extremely happy with the proposals...

Brooke Patterson Staging Two City Plan Meetings

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Brochures were handed out for Division 6 candidate Brooke Patterson, who is staging two city Plan meetings for residents – one tomorrow at Ron Short Park starting at 9am, and another at 9:30am on Sunday…

Press Release - Student Visa Extensions

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Federal Government’s decision to by-pass the Gold Coast with its proposal to give visa extensions to international students is a slap in the face for the local economy.

Letter To The Editor

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

I was buoyed to read President of the Queensland Law Society, Bill Potts, acknowledge the need for a true legal hub on the Gold Coast.

Southport post-Dawn: Why the casino will be the big poll issue after Crichlow retirement

Monday, August 26, 2019

The retirement of veteran Southport councillor Dawn Crichlow has sparked an election race, where a very controversial matter surfaces as the key poll issue.

Election fog lifting as new lines drawn

Friday, August 16, 2019

The boundaries for council divisions have been finalised for the poll in March next year. Candidates are suddenly appearing at council meetings. Who is running and where?


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