Patterson Urges Collaboration to Boost CityFriday, 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 IssueWednesday, 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 SiegeWednesday, 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 HereMonday, 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 LineMonday, 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 EndsThursday, 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 collectionsMonday, January 6, 2020
Five-point plan aims to ignite SouthportTuesday, 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 TargetsThursday, 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 ReactionWednesday, 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 FeedbackWednesday, 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 PlanMonday, November 11, 2019
Monty Adds Bit Of Bite To Council ElectionFriday, November 1, 2019
4CRB InterviewWednesday, 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 EditorSunday, 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 MeetingsSaturday, 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 ExtensionsTuesday, 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 EditorTuesday, 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 retirementMonday, 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 drawnFriday, 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?