Welcome to the Gold Coast Media Centre (GCMC), a comprehensive service for all media attending the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The GCMC offers support to all non-accredited media as well as those accredited to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC).

Register for the GCMC to receive access to newsworthy content and story leads about the Gold Coast and Queensland, city filming permits, bookable filming positions, workspaces, free Wi-Fi, Games-time events and media conferences, and entry to Commonwealth House.

To register for the media centre click on the adjacent links. For individual media choose 'individual registration', for media that are part of an organisation, choose 'group registration'. The process for individuals will take approximately five minutes and where relevant, the applicant may be required to provide a recent photo as well as current public liability insurance certificate, if intending to film, before submitting the application. Media that select ‘group registration’ need to be authorised on behalf of the organisation to act as the ‘Registration Liaison Officer’.

Please note media will have to arrange their own visa to get into Australia.

Once approved, media will be able to access the locked content on this site, which is only available to registered media to enhance their coverage. 

For any assistance with registering please contact gcmc@goldcoast.qld.gov.au.

 

 

 

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3:30pm - 10/11/2017
TONY Dempsey not only shaped thousands of surfboards during his long career, he played a major role in shaping the story of surfing on the Gold Coast and in Australia. Now retired, it doesn’t take much to persuade this icon of Gold Coast surfing to grab his board and paddle out through the break at his beloved Burleigh Heads, just as he has done countless times before.
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3:30pm - 10/11/2017
MOST of us look at the Gold Coast and see glittering steel and glass high-rise towers, endless roads and the rooftops of suburbia. But Currumbin Wildlife Hospital veterinarian Dr Michael Pyne sees a part of Australia that has a variety of ecosystems unmatched anywhere else in the nation.
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3:30pm - 10/11/2017
EVE Lutze was just 10 when her infectious smile won over international delegates and helped the Gold Coast secure the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Today the talented athlete, student and ambassador for the city is preparing for more exciting times as she prepares to be a Queen’s Baton Relay bearer, while also training for national swimming titles and balancing typical aspects of teenage life, like studying and passing her driver's test.
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3:00pm - 10/11/2017
THE circle of life has taken on a new meaning as Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games squad, Team Scotland, connect with local indigenous art to close the link between the two communities. The team has adopted a specially commissioned artwork from Mount Tamborine Aboriginal and Torres Strait artist Leeton Lee, to forge the link between the Gold Coast and Scotland.
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3:00pm - 09/11/2017
GOLD Coast company JSW Powersports’ rise to the top has been just about as fast as its jet skis. The Arundel-based company has, for the past five years, been the top Sea Doo personal water craft dealer in the world for the massive Canadian multi-national company, Bombardier Recreational Products.
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THOR NAILS GOLD COAST PREMIERE
8:00am - 17/10/2017
THOR loves sleeping in his own bed so much he wants to shoot all his films in Australia – preferably on the Gold Coast. Actor Chris Hemsworth, who stepped out on the red carpet on the Gold Coast for the premiere of his latest Marvel epic, Thor: Ragnarok last Friday was full of praise for the local industry.