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SGC Profile – Mal Sutherland, Chairman – Surf World Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017

Surfing stalwart Mal Sutherland is the Chairman of Surf World Gold Coast, the city’s first surf museum located in Currumbin. Part of the original steering committee set up in 2008, Mal has been the Chairman since the museum opened in March 2009 and has been involved with organising and running events, and maintaining the history of the industry that has shaped the city, in particular the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

Small Business Owners Invited to Attend The Summit 2017

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017

Small business owners are invited to attend The Summit and make a difference for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on 30 – 31 May at Southern Cross University. ..

Mateship Run Returns to Currumbin

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017

The Mateship Run is returning to Currumbin RSL for its third year on Sunday 30 April, 2017 and is an opportunity to come together during ANZAC commemorations and recognise the extraordinary contribution the past and present Australian Defence Forces make. ..

Gold Coast Airport Celebrates Third International Industry Award

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Gold Coast Airport (GCA) has been named Best Regional Airport Australia/Pacific at the Skytrax World Airport Awards for the third time, after receiving the accolade at an awards ceremony in Amsterdam in March. ..

Get Ready for GC2018 Accommodation Bookings

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Gold Coast Tourism is urging local accommodation houses to get prepared, as GC2018 travellers are expected to start their planning soon.  ..

Indigenous Locals Take Lead for WSL Opening

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Before the pros hit the waves at Snapper Rocks for the opening round of the 2017 WSL World Championship Tour, a welcome to Country and Indigenous/Pro surfer challenge will again form part of an Indigenous opening event on Monday 13 March.   ..

SGC Sets Course to Become Most Sustainable Destination

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is partnering with global sustainability consultancy, EarthCheck, to position the Southern Gold Coast as a leading sustainable and lifestyle destination. ..

Take Part in ‘100 Interns in 100 Days’ Challenge

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Southern Gold Coast businesses are being urged to support the ‘100 Interns in 100 Days’ challenge, launched at the Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce meeting this month.  ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017
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Gold Coast Film Festival Heads South

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with the annual Gold Coast Film Festival to bring a surf-inspired line-up of flicks to our southern shores in April, including the original 1966 surf cult classic, The Endless Summer, and family favourite, Surfs Up, over two special nights at Kirra Hill. ..

Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber AGM In Sight

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

The newly merged Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce has seen a spike in membership since merging late last year – welcoming over 20 new members to the Chamber. With work going on behind the scenes to formalise the merger, an AGM is looking likely for September 2017.  ..

Currumbin RSL Provides $5M to Community in 5 Years

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Known as ‘The best little Club in the World’, Currumbin RSL has provided over $5 million back into the local community in the last five years. This phenomenal figure was announced during the presentation of the RSL’s Sustainability and Community Benefit Initiatives on March 2.  ..

CSGC Profile – Katie Barton-Harvey, Sustainability Marketing Manager, GOLDOC

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Katie Barton-Harvey, a proud Southern Gold Coast local, is the Sustainability Marketing Manager at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC). Part of the GOLDOC team since 2013, Katie shares the vision and actions already taken to achieve the Games’ ambitious sustainability legacy.  ..

Business Group Forms to Improve Currumbin Industrial Area

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

A new business group, Up the Creek, has formed to improve the safety, amenity and experiences on offer in the Currumbin Industrial Area. Up the Creek representatives cover a range of businesses from Balter Brewery and Dust Temple to the Currumbin RSL.  ..

Tugun Community Bank Branch Welcomes New Co-Chairs

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

The Tugun Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank has welcomed two new co-chairs in Lisa FitzGerald (pictured, third from left) and Andrea Lewis (second from left), taking over the role from Wendy Handley (third from right) who continues on the Board of Directors after four years as chair.   ..

Coolangatta Beach Volleyball Hits New Level

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Beach Volleyball on the Southern Gold Coast has reached a new level, welcoming in a new era as SurfVolley Coolangatta.  ..

Boost your Business with Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Contribute to the local community, give back to the planet and boost your business by attending a free seminar on The Secrets of Success by Sustainability.  ..

Local Athletes Take on the Atlantic

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Gold Coast locals Dylan Jones and Sam Weir of Ocean Nomads are setting themselves the ultimate challenge as they take on the ‘Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge’ on 12 December 2017 – a globally famous rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Australia Foundation. ..

Cooly Gets Set to Shake, Rattle ‘N Roll

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

Get ready to rock – Cooly Rocks On 2017 has officially launched with a new look and a new website in the lead up to the annual June festival. This year, Cooly Rocks On will feature everyone’s favourite events jam packed into five days of non-stop, free daytime entertainment from June 7 – 11.  ..

Southern Gold Coast to Provide Stunning Backdrop for GC2018 Road Races

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

The Southern Gold Coast has been announced as the start and finish line for three free Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games events. The cycling road race, cycling time trial and race walk will all commence from Currumbin's iconic beachfront when the Games take place in April 2018.  ..

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