MAYOR Tom Tate says the Gold Coast will become Australia’s cleanest and greenest city.
The comments were made as he announced 250,000 new trees will be planted over the next year.
The Mayor said Council would also accelerate the delivery of a Nature Based Recreation Plan to unlock 32,000 acres of bush land under active conservation management.
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He says the plan will see residents, adventurers and community groups given greater access to natural reserves.
Council committed $35 million dollars to environmental work in its latest budget.