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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. ..

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.   ..

Registration Open for Kirra’s Beach Rugby Australia Festival

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2019

Registration is now open for teams to apply for Australia’s 2nd annual International Beach Rugby Australia Festival from 6 – 8 September on Kirra Beach.  ..

Surf World Gold Coast Celebrates 10 Years

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2019

Currumbin’s own Surf World Gold Coast celebrated its 10th anniversary in June. ..

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.  ..

Local Skydivers Get Set for World Parachuting Championships

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018

Kirra based business, Gold Coast Skydive will see its owner Archie Jamieson and General Manager Alana Bertram gear up to compete at the World Parachuting Championships at Runaway Bay from 6 – 13 October. ..

A Tribute to Wayne Deane by Andy McKinnon

Posted on Monday, September 03, 2018

Wayne Deane -1952 - 2018

Wayne started surfing in 1960 with his oldest brother Robye Deane and their Dad John taught them to surf at Rainbow Bay.

Deaney was an extraordinaire water man and iconic surfing legend from Coolangatta, perhaps Coolangatta's greatest ever waterman. ..

Entries Open for Coolangatta Gold

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2018

Entries are now open for the Southern Gold Coast’s iconic Coolangatta Gold event, returning to the seaside suburb on 6 and 7 October, 2018. ..

2018 Australian SUP Titles Schedule Announced

Posted on Monday, June 04, 2018

The Australian SUP Titles will return to Currumbin in 2018, with the National event held from 9 – 13 November. ..

Games Time Wraps up for SGC

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games held from 4 – 15 April brought several high profile events to the Southern Gold Coast which were attended by tens of thousands of spectators.  ..

Surfing Australia Farewell’s CEO Andrew Stark

Posted on Tuesday, May 01, 2018

After 9 ½ years as CEO of Surfing Australia, Andrew Stark is leaving the organisation to take up a new role on the leadership team of the World Surf League. ..

Local Surf Legend Retires

Posted on Friday, April 06, 2018

Southern Gold Coast resident Mick Fanning has formally retired from the sport of surfing having concluded his career with three outstanding World Championship titles. ..

Catch the Games on the Big Screen at Currumbin RSL

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

With live Games action on the big screens, international performers, delicious food, promotions and the best seats in the house for the Games Road and Cycling Races, Currumbin RSL is the place to be during GC2018. ..

Southern Gold Coast Welcomes Commonwealth Games

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games comes to town from 4 - 15 April, the Southern Gold Coast will play host to numerous events in some of the Gold Coast’s most picturesque settings; Coolangatta and Currumbin. ..

DIVISION 14 UPDATE FROM CR. O'NEILL

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

There are a lot of exciting works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast as we get set for the Games and beyond. Keep up-to-date with what’s on by following my updates on facebook.com/gailoneilldivision14. ..

Gold Coast to host 2020 Global Wave Conference

Posted on Friday, March 23, 2018

The Gold Coast will host a major surfing conference in 2020, attracting up to 400 experts from around the world. ..

Sanctuary Opens Village Green Beer Garden for the Games

Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2018

Looking for something fun to do during the Games? Celebrate at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from the 4-15 April as the Village deck is transformed into a beer garden.  ..

Gold Coast Skydivers Compete at Nationals

Posted on Thursday, March 08, 2018

Gold Coast Skydive’s Archie Jamieson and Alana Bertram will be flying high as they gear up to compete at the Australian Skydiving Nationals in Victoria in March.  ..

Coolangatta Precinct Gets Set for the Games

Posted on Wednesday, March 07, 2018

The largest multi-sport event to be held in Australia this decade is coming to the Gold Coast from 4 – 15 April.  ..

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