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Council of the City of Gold Coast

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Cr Donna Gates

Cr Donna Gates

Division 1 Councillor and Deputy Mayor

Division 1 is the northern gateway to the City of Gold Coast. The boundaries comprise what has historically been the city's largest division, in both area and resident numbers. It is home to much of the city's development and has great diversity and importance as a region.

Division 1 currently encompasses the suburbs of: Alberton, Cedar Creek, Upper Coomera, Gilberton, Jacobs Well, Kingsholme, Luscombe, Norwell, Ormeau, Ormeau Hills, Pimpama, Southern Moreton Bay Islands, Stapylton, Steiglitz, Willow Vale, Wongawallan, Woongoolba and Yatala.

Divisional boundary reviews

Please visit our Council divisions page for details of the new divisional boundaries to come into effect with the March 2020 elections.

Contact details

Phone: 07 5581 6301
Fax: 07 5582 8355
Mobile: 0424 778 999

Postal address

PO Box 5042
GCMC QLD 9726 Australia

Office location

Upper Coomera Centre
90 Reserve Road, Upper Coomera
(Parking and entry off Abraham Road)

Please contact the office for an appointment at a mutually convenient time.

For after hours emergencies, please phone 1800 637 000.

Council roles/committees

  • Deputy Mayor
  • Special Budget - Deputy Chair
  • Economy, Planning & Environmental – Deputy Chair
  • Lifestyle & Community Committee - Member
  • Events, Tourism & Governance Committee - Member
  • Transport and Infrastructure Committee


  • Local Disaster Management Group - Deputy Chair
  • Mayoral Technical Advisory Committee - Deputy Chair
  • Regional Mosquito and Biting Midge Group - Alternate
  • Mayoral Safer Suburbs Forum - Alternate Chairperson

Community affiliations

  • Ormeau Bulldogs AFL (Life Member)
  • Gold Coast Turf Club (Member)
  • Coomera Colts Soccer Club (Patron)

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