Brett Lambert Your Gold Coast Mayor 28th March 2020

I am born and bred life time resident of the Gold Coast, my home town.  My passion to run for Mayor of the Gold Coast comes from true blue grass roots and my genuine love for our beautiful city.  I am prepared to do whatever it takes to take care of local residents first and watch this city thrive on the backbone of the hard work and dedication I see every day from local business owners and workers alike. I would like to invite you to be part of the movement, spread the word and help the Gold Coast continue to grow and flourish. 

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Brett’s Story

It seems all too common these days for politicians to not stay true to their word. People give them their trust, and although they may have begun with true intentions, they become more focused on their personal development; forgetting that they are the voice of people and henceforth, breaking promises.
Gold Coast born and bred, my passion to run for Mayor of Our Gold Coast comes from true blue grass roots and my genuine love for Our Beautiful City.
I’ve always been a working-class man  striving for better and accomplishing a positive outcome in all that I commit and set my mind to, I have held a range of positions from shift-work in a service station to General Manager of a successful publishing firm and still currently working with the public for their safety and protection with Event Logistics for minor to major Events, while being owner operator of Business ventures throughout the Gold Coast. Throughout my life being a Businessman, I’ve seen the hard work and dedication that both employees and owners have invested into local businesses, with (a lot of the time) very little to show for it.
Whether it be on a local, state or national level, they need better and support from governments. If elected your mayor, I am prepared to do whatever it takes to take care of local residents first so we can all watch Our Gold Coast City thrive together.

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My Principles

 

Transparency

We all know how it goes: career politicians making promises during elections, guaranteeing things they know they cannot deliver. Once voted in, things seem to quickly change and those promises get buried, left to be dealt with another day.

If elected to be your Mayor, I will strive to remain transparent with the residents of the Gold Coast, keeping you updated with news on policy and will endeavor to make you part of the process.

Tourism

I have lived on the Gold Coast my whole life. There are not many people who understand the importance of the tourism industry in this city more than I do. With the Gold Coast being such a sought-after city for productions and events (not to mention our beautiful beaches), tourists will always come and go.

However, I believe it’s important to give all vendors a fair go. We need to take care of our own! I have a lot of experience working for logistics and traffic control units for some of our major events and have seen many unfairly given subcontracts. Let’s see future contracts given to companies based on their merit rather than their name.

I also understand the importance of maintaining our local history. An iconic part of that is the Gold Coast Metermaids. Traditions like these should be maintained.

Trust

You’re probably wondering how am I different from any other candidate? They all talk about roughly the same issues and claim to want what they think is best for this city.

I’m the guy on the ground, talking to locals and getting involved in the community every day (not just for the sake of a campaign).

I want to make sure you feel heard and build your trust, not just assume I have it. The reason why I’m different is because I understand that it’s not what I think is best for this city, it’s what YOU think. And it’s time that you were heard.

Why I Do Not Accept Donations

Choosing not to accept donations is a personal preference of mine as donations generally come with obligations.

I am a truly a self-funded, independent candidate, I do not align myself with any political party and 100% represent the people of our community.

I am not a political career chaser; I am impartial and will always remain so.

I believe in holding both state and federal governments accountable and hope to work with these governing bodies for the betterment of our city.

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Gold Coast born and bred, my passion to run for Mayor of the Gold Coast comes from true blue grass roots and my genuine love for this beautiful city.

 I am prepared to do whatever it takes to take care of local residents first and watch this city thrive on the backbone of the hard work and dedication I see every day from local business owners and workers alike. 

I would like to invite you to be part of the movement, spread the word and help the Gold Coast continue to grow and flourish.

Political newcomer Brett Lambert joins race for Gold Coast mayoralty after years of saving

BRETT Lambert has worked up to four jobs at once for the past three years to save enough money to fund a campaign to become Gold Coast mayor. Now he is putting up his $30,000 in life savings to run against four other contenders for the top job, including against the incumbent, Tom Tate, who reportedly spent more than $500,000 in 2012 to win the position.

Meet the Mayoral Candidate: BRETT LAMBERT

Elections can be a daunting process for voters – especially when it comes to figuring out which candidates best aligns with your views. Here at MyGC we’ve tried our best to make sure the task of picking the next Mayor of the Gold Coast is a little easier. We have spoken to each of the mayoral candidates and asked them all the same questions, which were sent in by readers, about the main issues affecting our region so you can compare them side by side.

Gold Coast council election: Mayoral candidates make their final pitch

The Gold Coast: where millionaire property magnates in BMWs roll up at traffic lights besides overseas tourists straddling scooters with towels over the shoulders. And outside Surfers Paradise’s Marriott Resort – where the Gold Coast’s final mayoral debate was held on Thursday afternoon – that was indeed the case, with bare-chested tourists wandering relaxed as local council hopefuls prepared for their final pitches inside.

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Brett Lambert your Gold Coast Mayor

A candidate who is not afraid to roll up his sleeves, talk to stakeholders,
gain a direct understanding of the real issues that Gold Coasters face and actively find solutions.