The team behind Connecting Southern Gold Coast are celebrating after the ninth annual Cooly Rocks On Festival was named a Bronze winner of the Best Major Festival and Event in the state at the QLD Tourism Awards held Friday November 9 on the Sunshine Coast. ..
The first look at the new Gold Coast Airport terminal has been revealed, with construction now underway on the southern terminal expansion. ..
Sydney-based brewery 4 Pines has landed on the Southern Gold Coast, teaming up with Boardriders Coolangatta to present the newest dining and bar offer at The Strand at Coolangatta. ..
National Trust of Queensland Queensland CEO, Jonathan Fisher, has been appointed to the Board of the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) at their Annual General Meeting in October. ..
Ray White Tugun has unveiled their new office on Golden Four Drive, brightening the southern end of Tugun Village with an impressive new home for their team of 30 agents and real estate specialists. ..
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. ..
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. ..
Welcome to the November edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
Work has commenced on council’s Kirra Boardwalk renewal project which will affect traffic around Kirra Headland for several months. ..
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. ..
Welcome to the October edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 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. ..
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. ..