Australia's Gold Coast, renowned for its tourism, business, and events, offers one of the best lifestyles in the world. As a thriving city situated in Queensland's southeast corner, the Gold Coast boasts 57 kilometres of stunning coastline and ranks as Australia's sixth-largest city. The City of Gold Coast, home to over 635 000 people, embraces diversity with almost one in three residents born overseas.
Under the visionary leadership of CEO Tim Baker, the City of Gold Coast is embarking on a transformative journey to revolutionise service delivery for the community. Central to this transformation is a newly designed, strategy-led organisational structure which includes seven distinct departments:
Invest Gold Coast
Service Gold Coast
Environment, Heritage and Resilience
Strategy, People and Performance
Infrastructure Gold Coast
Planning and Regulation
Leading Roles is delighted to support the City through this transformation process, delivering executive recruitment services for a number of key leadership positions. Recruitment will commence in August 2023 so keep an eye out for these opportunities on our Vacancy page and set up a job alert to receive notification of new roles.
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Housing on the Gold Coast is diverse, offering a range of options to accommodate the needs and preferences of its residents. Property prices can vary significantly depending on factors such as location, property type, size, and proximity to amenities. Beachfront and waterfront properties, as well as those in highly sought-after suburbs, tend to command higher prices.
The City of Gold Coast is well-serviced by both state and private school facilities, there are more than 100 schools throughout the region. For those wishing to further their education, there are three universities and several Queensland TAFE campuses along with other independent tertiary education facilities all located throughout the City of Gold Coast.
There are excellent medical facilities in the region with both public and private hospitals readily available including Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital and the Varsity Lakes Day Hospital. The region is home to medical centres, private health centres, dental practices, aged care facilities and other traditional and non-traditional medical practitioners.
The City of Gold Coast is abundant with shopping choices, from major shopping centres to quaint boutiques and art galleries. The dining is second to none in the region, with fresh local produce and dining options ranging from fast food and cafe dining to 5-star restaurants.
The Gold Coast City is spoilt for choice with excellent sports and recreational facilities, and many sporting clubs in the region including football, netball, soccer, rugby union and tennis to name a few. If you prefer more leisurely pursuits and getting outdoors the region is a haven for exploring local beaches, national parks and local waterways.
Gold Coast City is located approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes south of Brisbane and 41 minutes north of Tweed Heads by road. Located in the suburb of Coolangatta, the Gold Coast Airport is the primary airport serving the region. It is situated close to the Queensland-New South Wales border and is approximately 25 kilometres south of Surfers Paradise. The airport offers domestic and international flights, connecting the Gold Coast to various destinations within Australia and overseas. The Gold Coast has a great public transport system with tram, rail and bus options.
To find out more about this beautiful region take a look at this video: Gold Coast 2032 - YouTube.
Information on this page was correct as of July 2022 and may be subject to change.