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Major Events from April to June on the Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2019

Over the next three months, the best surf, cinema, youth and cultural events take over our southern coastline from Currumbin to Coolangatta.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Police Beat - Dob in a Dealer

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2019

Queensland Police have teamed up with Crime Stoppers to continue their launch of the Dob in a Dealer campaign in Coolangatta on the Gold Coast on February 1. ..

Gold Coast Film Festival Brings Surf Films to Coolangatta

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast is part of the city wide Gold Coast Film Festival again with a film night inspired by the regions surf history and culture at Queen Elizabeth Park on Sunday 14 April. ..

CSGC Announces New CEO

Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The Board of Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) has announced the appointment of Josh Martin as the organisation’s new CEO, following the retirement of Peter Doggett.  ..

First ‘By The C’ Concert a Great Success

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Queen Elizabeth Park came alive on Saturday 2 February as more than 6000 concert-goers rocked out at the first By The C. ..

Southern Gold Coast Police Beat - Who’s chatting to your kids?

Posted on Monday, February 04, 2019

With the advent of social media, smart phones and easier access to the internet, the ability of parents to monitor their children’s activity is being tested more than ever before.   ..

Business Success Case Study: Dino & Kate Georgakopoulos from Xenia Grill

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dino and Kate Georgakopoulos opened their restaurant, Xenia Greek Grill, under Coolangatta's Beach House Resort in 2016, bringing a much-needed injection of Greek street food to the Coolangatta dining scene. Three years after opening the doors, they knew they needed to take the time to reflect on their business and what it needed to ensure they continued their success. The Business Success program run by CSGC and TAFE Queensland provided the opportunity they were looking for.  ..

CSGC Office Christmas Hours

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Connecting Southern Gold Coast office will close on Friday 21 December at 5pm and reopen on Monday 7 January at 9am for the Christmas and New Year period.  ..

7,000 Celebrate Christmas in Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Coolangatta was buzzing with Christmas spirit on Sunday 9 December at the annual Coolangatta Christmas Carols, with an estimated 7,000 people turning out to enjoy the perfect weather under our Southern Gold Coast skies.  ..

Video Highlights Southern Gold Coast Region

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

A new promotional video has been made, highlighting all there is to love about the Southern Gold Coast regions of Coolangatta and Kirra. ..

By The C brings John Farnham to Coolangatta’s shores

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

By the C recently announced an additional concert to the calendar, coming to Coolangatta’s Queen Elizabeth Park on Saturday 16 March, 2019.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Police Beat

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018

Don’t make 2019 a Happy New Year for Burglars

With Christmas and the New Year approaching, many residents will be heading off on holidays. This time of year typically sees a spike in property crime as a result, with thieves taking advantage of unoccupied houses.  ..

Level Up Studio + Gallery Opens at The Strand

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

Young emerging artists have a new home on the Southern Gold Coast, with the Level Up Studio + Gallery now open at The Strand at Coolangatta. ..

Carols Return to Cooly

Posted on Monday, November 05, 2018

Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas on Sunday 9 December as the iconic free Coolangatta Christmas Carols returns.  ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Festival delivers for the Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, November 02, 2018

New data released shows the Gold Coast’s iconic Cooly Rocks On™ Festival generated more than $6 million for the local economy this year. ..

Eddie's Grub House Unveil The Pink Hotel

Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2018

Eddie’s Grub House’s latest project has finally been unveiled as The Pink Hotel welcomes its first guests. ..

Southern Gold Coast Police Beat

Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2018

Don’t lose your car – here’s the key

We’ve seen a recent crime trend in Coolangatta that has left us rather bemused. ..

SGC Profile – Mitch Longhurst and Liz Lemieux – Founders, Plastic Free Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

After meeting at a Plastic Pollution Solutions trivia night a few years ago, Mitch Longhurst and Liz Lemieux had an instant connection due to their love of the ocean, surfing and passion for the environment.  ..

Little Mali Gets New Look

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Following an eight week refurbishment, Rainbow Bay’s Little Mali is now open, bigger and better than ever. ..

WSL Changes Dates of Quiksilver and Roxy Pro in 2019

Posted on Friday, October 05, 2018

The World Surf League (WSL) has released its 2019 Championship Tour calendars for the men’s and women’s surfing tours, announcing that the 2019 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks will be moved from the traditional March period to April 3 - 13, 2019 - coinciding with Queensland school holidays. ..

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