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SGC Profile – Kelly Nyssen – Owner, Kelly Lane Homewares

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2017

From humble beginnings making homemade Christmas gifts in a garage, Currumbin’s own Kelly Lane has evolved into one of Australia’s leading gift and homeware wholesalers. ..

Currumbin Camp School Opens New Accommodation

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Currumbin Valley’s Camp School has recently announced a $1 million accommodation extension to their campus. ..

SGC Businesses Join GC2018

Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017

Gold Coast Airport and Woolworths have announced their partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) as official sponsors. ..

SGC Profile: 15 Years of SWELL

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

A shared moment between two creative minds in 2002 has seen the birth of not just one of the Southern Gold Coast’s leading festivals, but an internationally renowned exhibition that captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.  ..

CSGC and Destination Tweed Host Inbound Symposium at SCU

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast and Destination Tweed have partnered with Southern Cross University to host an Asian Inbound Tourism Symposium at SCU on Thursday 7 September, 2017. ..

Kites and Bikes to Converge on Kirra in October

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

Kirra will be flying high on Saturday 21 October, with the return of two iconic events on the same day – the Kirra Criterium and the Gold Coast Festival of Kites. Kicking off with a kids cycling challenge, families can come down for a whole day of exciting action on the road and in the sky. ..

Nominate a local safety super hero

Posted on Thursday, August 03, 2017

If you know a hard working individual or organisation striving to make our city safe, be sure to nominate them for a Safer Suburbs Award. ..

Coolangatta Local Takes Out 2017 QCC MP Classic Title

Posted on Monday, July 31, 2017

The Southern Gold Coast played host to the 2017 QCC MP Classic from 8-9 July, with the world-class beach breaks serving up some perfect conditions for both the competitors and spectators.  ..

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Doors to the Public

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital will once again open its doors to the public at their annual Open Day from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Sunday 27 August.  ..

SGC businesses invited to Tourism and the Chinese Dream Conference

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Southern Gold Coast tourism businesses are invited to attend the “Third East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream” at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Hotel from 23 to 25 of November 2017.  ..

Currumbin RSL Receives EarthCheck Accreditation

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Currumbin RSL has recently completed the EarthCheck Evaluate Plus program, an accreditation that recognises the club amongst a global group of operators for their ongoing improvement of environmental and sustainable practices. ..

Currumbin RSL Awarded Younger Veterans Grant

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Currumbin RSL has been named a recipient of the 2017 special round of the Supporting Younger Veterans grant.  ..

Cooly Rocked in 2017

Posted on Monday, July 03, 2017

An estimated 85,000 festival-goers converged on Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed for five days and nights from June 7 – 11, celebrating everything there is to love about the 50s and 60s during this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. ..

Resorts United Under Mantra Masterbrand

Posted on Friday, June 30, 2017

Leading hotel and resort operator, Mantra Group, has united their 128 properties across Australia, New Zealand, Bali and Hawaii into a new single consumer brand, known simply as Mantra Hotels. ..

What the 2017 Federal Budget Means for Local Business Operators

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local business owners are invited to attend an informative breakfast talk from 7:00am on Thursday 6 July from the Hon Karen Andrews, outlining what the 2017 Federal Budget means for local business owners and operators. ..

Swell 2017 Artists Announced

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

SWELL Sculpture Festival has announced the diverse group of local, national and international creatives that will inspire and entertain the masses from 8 – 17 September, 2017. ..

A life from beyond the sea

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Daniel McKenzie | Tweed Daily News
Image: Scott Powick

STUCK at boarding school in the 1960s, a blonde haired, bright eyed surfer had pipe dreams matched in size only by a sport about to explode. But before lighting the flame for the evolution of surfing media and before he became Andy Mac, a young Andrew McKinnon sat in that classroom at The Southport School determined to pave his own path in the sport he loved. ..

International Tourism Snapshot Figures Released

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tourism and Events Queensland have released Australia’s Tourism Industry statistics for the year ending March 2017, finding that tourism on the Gold Coast has reached a record high. ..

Success at Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

More than 25 local business owners attended the Secrets of Success by Sustainability seminar at Currumbin RSL today, taking away tips to give back to the planet while also boosting business. ..

Be My Guest Website Launches

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Gold Coast Tourism has announced the launch of the new ‘Be My Guest’ website, designed to inspire and educate locals to be exceptional hosts. ..

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