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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. ..

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. ..

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.  ..

Adventurers Walk from Currumbin to Cooktown in 10 Days

Posted on Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Two adventurers took on the ultimate outdoor challenge in July, walking the 10 Great Walks of Queensland in just 10 days.   ..

SandTunes Music Festival Announces Lineup

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2019

SandTunes Music Festival has announced its lineup of international superstars heading to our shores for the two-day festival to be held at Coolangatta Beach later this year on Saturday November 30 and Sunday December 1, 2019.  ..

Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride Rolls into Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2019

For the first time in 2019, the Southern Gold Coast will host the city’s Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride on Sunday 29 September, as hundreds of distinguished gentlefolk don their cravats, tweak their moustaches, press their tweed and sit astride their classic and vintage styled motorcycles to raise funds and awareness for men’s health.  ..

Seniors Wanted for Gran Slam Project

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Feros Care is calling for participants aged 70 and over from the Southern Gold Coast and Northern Rivers region who are interested in learning how to write and perform slam poetry. ..

SandTunes is coming to Coolangatta in 2019

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019

SandTunes Music Festival will hit Coolangatta Beach on Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December, 2019 with organisers on track to deliver a music festival that will showcase the beauty of the iconic Coolangatta Beach to the world and deliver significant economic benefit to the Southern Gold Coast.  ..

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.  ..

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. ..

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. ..

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.  ..

Beach Rugby Battles on the Sand

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Kirra Beach was transformed into a football lover's paradise as the inaugural Beach Rugby 5’s competed on the sand from 12-14 October.  ..

By the C Concert Comes to Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, October 03, 2018

BY THE C - a celebration of live music, food and community on iconic coastal locations around Australia - is coming to Coolangatta's Queen Elizabeth Park on Saturday February 2, 2019.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Police Beat

Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2018

Queensland Road Safety Week – Speak up for Road Safety ..

Division 14 Update from Cr. O'Neill

Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Welcome to the August edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14.  ..

New Animal Encounter Launches at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2018

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new Lost Valley residents have become some of the most popular in the park and now visitors have the opportunity to get up close and personal with a troop of inquisitive and adorable Cotton-top Tamarins. ..

Southern Gold Coast Celebrates Tourism Week

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The inaugural Tourism Week will kick off across the Gold Coast from 1 – 7 July and the Southern Gold Coast will be joining the festivities. ..

Billy Cart Grand Prix Rolls into Cooly

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

A new event is hitting the streets at this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. The Billy Cart Grand Prix will see local school groups and enthusiasts from around the country slide down Boundary Street on Billy Carts over two big weekends in June.  ..

Chris Robbins Launches First Book

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Former Division 14 Councillor, Chris Robbins, has written her first book since retiring from public life. The fictional crime novel, Drowning in a Sea of Duplicity, was launched at Surf World Gold Coast in April. ..

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