Next year’s Global Wave Conference has been given a huge international boost with the addition of Mark Taylor the Ocean X Submarine Man for David Attenborough’s Blue Ocean documentary series. ..
The Southern Gold Coast’s biggest festival is just around the corner, hitting Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed from June 3 – 13. Whether it is music, cars or family fun, there is no shortage of events and entertainment to suit all ages. ..
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on the Southern Gold Coast are being invited to a Learning Forum on Saturday 14 May, 2016 at the Currumbin RSL, from 8am to 2pm. ..
A world-first carbon neutral surfing event is being held at Duranbah on Sunday 24 April as part of the Gold and Tweed Coast’s Student Surf Festival 2016. ..
A new craze to hit our Southern Gold Coast waterways, SUP pilates combines stand up paddleboarding and pilates on Currumbin Creek. It joins the host of weekly activities out on the water, providing options for locals and visitors to keep fit and active. ..
Local tourism businesses and event organisers are invited to nominate for the 2016 Queensland Tourism Awards (QTA). ..
Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation. ..
Tugun resident Wendy Handley has been the Chair of the Tugun Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank for the past four years, having served on the Board since 2007 and being a foundation shareholder of the Bank since it opened its doors in 2003. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with Southern Cross University at Bilinga to host a free forum on Thursday March 10 to ‘Meet the Candidates’ for Division 14 in the upcoming local government election. The forum will allow each candidate to discuss their priorities for the region. Registrations are essential. ..
The newly appointed Chair of Tourism Events Queensland, Gold Coast local and Mantra CEO Bob East, addressed the Southern Gold Coast tourism industry last month at Skål International Southern Gold Coast’s October breakfast at the Currumbin RSL. ..
A new networking group is launching for women in business on the Southern Gold Coast. Southern Business Women Connect is hosting their inaugural event on Friday 16 October with a luncheon at the Currumbin RSL, featuring a panel of local businesswomen sharing their stories and experiences in business. ..
The Tugun Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank is making it easier for community groups to raise funds with the introduction of Communtity POS. The wireless electronic POS equipment is now available as a low cost solution for local clubs and organisations to accept real time card payments at events, sign on days, school fetes and fundraisers. ..
Kalwun Health Service has recently opened a new clinic at Airport Central in Bilinga, providing bulk billed health services to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community. The clinic will provide GP, Allied Health and Specialist services. ..
The newly commissioned Southern Gateway Advisory Committee has commenced, an initiative of Division 14 Councillor Chris Robbins. The much anticipated committee has met for the first time and announced Drew Steptoe, CEO of the Kirra Beach Hotel, as the inaugural chair.
Drew will chair the group, joined by Cr Robbins, Mayor Tom Tate and Gail O’Neill, President of the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce, as standing members of the committee. ..
Save the Date – the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation Gala Dinner is on Friday 29 May 2015 at Jupiters Casino in Broadbeach. The annual fundraiser supports the fantastic work of our local Wildlife Hospital, with the chance to bid on one of the giant koala sculptures as part of the Animals with Attitude community art event. ..
The Gold Coast campus of Southern Cross University at Bilinga last week hosted the 25th annual Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Conference from February 2-5. ..
If you are wanting to expand your business through exporting, then get along to the City of Gold Coast’s Export Business Forum on Tuesday 2 September during Small Business Week. The forum is free for registered Gold Coast businesses and aims to provide local businesses with information about programs and assistance packages to help connect with businesses across the globe. ..