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More Flights Announced Between Gold Coast and Auckland

Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Gold Coast Airport and Air New Zealand have announced the airline will add more than 22,000 seats between the Gold Coast and Auckland next year.  ..

Division 14 November Update From Cr O'Neill

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Welcome to the November edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..

Moolies and Doolies Celebrate on Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Parents of Schoolies will be celebrating on the Southern Gold Coast with their own new event while their school-leavers party in Surfers Paradise later this month.  ..

Dusk & Summer Tour Announced for Tweed in 2020

Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Tweed’s Ebenezer Park will play host to a new music event in February 2020, as For The Love’s ‘Dusk & Summer’ tour lands in our region.   ..

Three Year Deal for Coolangatta to Host Australian Junior Beach Volleyball

Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Beach Volleyball is set to reappear on Coolangatta Beach in an exciting new partnership between Volleyball Australia, Tourism Events Queensland and the City of Gold Coast - further cementing Coolangatta as a major events destination for the city. ..

Have your Say on Proposed City Plan Changes

Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2019

The City of Gold Coast has opened consultation on amendments to the City Plan. Southern Gold Coast locals are urged to view the proposed changes and have your say on shaping our unique part of the City so that our region continues to grow in line with the expectations of our local residents, visitors and businesses.   ..

Guy Leech Launches Lifesaving Defibrillators for Gold Coast Community

Posted on Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Bendigo Community Bank® branches on the Gold Coast have joined forces with former Ironman Champion, Surf lifesaver and Defibrillator Ambassador, Guy Leech from Heart180 to install 14 life-saving community defib units in Gold Coast businesses and community clubs. ..

Empty Bowls Raises $20,000 for Local Homeless

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019

Dust Temple at Currumbin hosted the annual Empty Bowls Gold Coast project in September, raising $20,000 for local organisation Agape Outreach as part of a worldwide initiative to raise funds and awareness for the homeless and hungry.  ..

End of Year Funding Available for Women’s Leadership Development

Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Residual funding is available to support the development of female leaders in Queensland. ..

Kirra Boardwalk Renewal Begins

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Work has commenced on council’s Kirra Boardwalk renewal project which will affect traffic around Kirra Headland for several months. ..

Southern Gold Coast Leaders Share Insights with SCU

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO Josh Martin joined other Southern Gold Coast business leaders last month at a development workshop facilitated by the Southern Cross University School of Business and Tourism for academic staff to hear directly from industry about the capabilities graduates needs to succeed in their careers.  ..

Division 14 October Update from Cr O'Neill

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Welcome to the October edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..

Southern Gold Coast Launches into Spring with Major Events

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast is gearing up for a huge season of major events hitting our region this spring, playing host to artists, musicians and elite athletes with events that celebrate our destination, our culture and this spectacular time of year. ..

Tourism Minister Releases Rocking Festival Impact

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast’s annual nostalgia festival, Cooly Rocks On, celebrated record growth in 2019, with Queensland Tourism Industry Development Minister, Kate Jones, releasing the official festival statistics with Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Josh Martin, last week.   ..

Beach Warrior Event Coming to Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Surf Life Saving Australia has announced a new event, Beach Warrior, is coming to Coolangatta and Kirra Beach on Saturday 12 October during the 2019 Coolangatta Gold - giving the general public a fun and exciting opportunity to be involved in the athletic celebration of the Coolangatta Gold weekend. ..

Registrations for 2019 Tour De Valley Now Open

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast’s biggest annual cycling event, the Tour de Valley, returns for its 8th year on Sunday October 20, with early bird entries now open. ..

SandTunes Festival Moved from Coolangatta to Carrara

Posted on Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The two-day SandTunes Music Festival previously slated for Coolangatta Beach later this year has been moved to Metricon Stadium in Carrara following talks between the State Government and the promoter, TEG Dainty.  ..

Join SWELL Walks, Talks, Workshops and Masterclasses this September

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The 17th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival is just around the corner, from 13 – 22 September, 2019, and this year’s program is packed with walks, talks, workshops and masterclasses for all ages.   ..

Division 14 September Update from Cr O'Neill

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Welcome to the September edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..

Applications open for Coolangatta Christmas Carols Market Stalls

Posted on Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Coolangatta Christmas Carols are back on Sunday 15 December, 2019 in Queen Elizabeth Park, with thousands of locals and visitors expected to attend the annual celebration of Christmas on the Southern Gold Coast.  ..

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