Gold Coast City Council is committed to nurturing the city's cultural development and celebrating our unique cultural identity.
Council provides strategic funding for arts projects, supports the growth of the creative industries, facilitates skills development for arts workers, supports public art and good urban design, implements cultural development policies across Council, supports Indigenous culture and promotes cultural tourism.
Council has prepared a number of policies, strategies and resource material related to arts and cultural development that are available for download. Please check the Related Information section on all pages for the appropriate resources to download.
Use the Directory to search for arts and cultural organisations and individuals, or to list your own organisation and information.
Council offers grants and other funding programs directing money towards the arts and cultural communities on the Gold Coast.
Cultural development initiatives include art and design awards, programs for young contemporary musicians, professional development workshops and more.
Industries like film, music and fashion are playing an important part in the economic development of the Gold Coast.