Key SGC Businesses

With the benefits of lifestyle and affordability, there are several major businesses located on Southern Gold Coast that are key employers in our region.

Gold Coast International Airport

Gold Coast International Airport

The Gold Coast International Airport is the fifth largest International Airport in Australia and the sixth largest Domestic Airport in the country. Located on the western side of the Gold Coast Highway at Bilinga, the Gold Coast Airport employs thousands of workers across the aviation, retail and operational sectors. The Gold Coast Airport has received several international accolades, including Best Regional Airport Asia/Pacific and the Staff Service Excellence Australia/Pacific award at the Skytrax World Airport Awards in Copenhagen, Denmark and has won the Major Airport of the Year Award at the Australian Airports Association Awards. The airport handles more than 5 million passenger movements a year, with services from major airlines and low-cost carriers including AirAsia X, Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Qantas, Scoot, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, and charter operator SeaAir.


John Flynn Private Hospital

John Flynn Private Hospital

John Flynn Private Hospital is a 326 bed acute care hospital located at Tugun. The hospital services the entire Gold Coast and the Tweed Coast, extending into the NSW Northern Rivers area and is one of the most reputable private hospitals in the region. John Flynn has a 24 hour emergency care centre, and the campus also includes a six-storey specialist medical centre and comprehensive cancer services, including radiotherapy.
The Neumann Group

The Neumann Group

The Neumann Group is one of the oldest and largest family businesses on the Southern Gold Coast. They have been established in Currumbin since 1948, when they commenced as a sand mining business. Since then, the Neumann Group of Companies has diversified to include Neumann Steel – one of the largest steel suppliers in Queensland – civil construction, petroleum, quarrying, and dredging. They employ over 800 people Australia-wide and are a significant local employer on the Southern Gold Coast.  
Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus

Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus

Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus is located at Bilinga adjacent to the Gold Coast Airport precinct. The University’s Foundation Building was opened in 2010 and a second 10-story building opened in February 2013. Degrees on offer include arts, nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, podiatry and speech pathology, social science and social welfare, business, secondary and early childhood education, information technology, law and tourism.
Currumbin RSL

Currumbin RSL

Currumbin RSL is a Services Club located on the banks of the Currumbin Creek, employing 150 staff across the award-winning facility’s restaurants, bars, gaming, functions and Veterens services. The Club was recently crowned Best Club in Queensland, and is involved in many community activities around the Southern Gold Coast. Every year the Currumbin RSL holds the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Elephant Rock at Currumbin – now the largest regional Dawn Service in the country, and televised on Channel 7’s Sunrise program.