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Sanctuary Launches Kids on Conservation Trail

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has just launched their latest attraction, Kids on Conservation Trail. ..

Rising Stars Receive Recognition at SCU

Posted on Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has presented a scholarship to a Rising Star from Southern Cross University. The Award was presented by CSGC Board member and SCU Head of School of Business and Tourism, Professor Elizabeth Roberts, at the Kirra Hill Community Centre in July. ..

Currumbin RSL Commemorates Battle of Long Tan

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

August 2016 marks the 50 year anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam. A commemorative pop up museum will be on display at the Currumbin RSL from Monday 15 August through to Friday 19 August, showcasing unique artefacts, photos and footage shared by Vietnam veterans. ..

Beach Volleyball Courts Hit the Sand at Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..

Record Results in Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Posted on Sunday, July 03, 2016

A women’s race record and the first back-to-back men’s winner in 17 years headlined the 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon on the weekend of 2-3 July. Proudly sponsored by the Southern Gold Coast’s own Gold Coast Airport and Southern Cross University in the 10km Run, the world class event proved again to be a highlight on the city’s sporting events calendar.   ..

International Headliner Soaks up Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, July 01, 2016

It’s always a pleasure to host our Cooly Rocks On international headliners on the Southern Gold Coast. This year, Canadian Hal Bruce – regarded as the best Beatles solo artist in the world – was able to enjoy plenty of our spectacular winter weather and visit a few of our local attractions with his wife, Lynne. ..

Nominate for QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Nominations are now open for Queensland tourism businesses to enter the 2016 QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism, where entrants could win a share of more than $35,000 in prizes. ..

SGC Welcomes Be My Guest Program in July

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..

Project Lift Takes Airport to Next Level

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The development of the Gold Coast Airport is set to begin, following the approval of the project by the Australian Federal government in February 2016.  ..

Cuddling a Koala Best on the Coast at CWS

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new Koala Experience has been named the Gold Coast’s top animal encounter experience, according to a Gold Coast Bulletin poll.  ..

Coolangatta to Host Beach Volleyball at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement that Coolangatta will be the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball competition. ..

‘Aussies’ Surf Titles Return to North Kirra in 2017

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

In 2017, The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, the ‘Aussies’, will return to North Kirra Beach from 25 March until 2 April. Across 9 days, over 7000 Surf Life Savers from 313 surf clubs will compete in over 400 events from Youth, Open and Masters categories.  ..

CSGC Profile: Balter Brewery

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

Currumbin’s new brewery, Balter, has got everyone talking – and not just because of its high profile co-founders, champion local surfers Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, Bede Durbidge and Josh Kerr. The combination of good beer, good branding, good people and a good place to meet has made the long-awaited opening of this Southern Gold Coast destination all the more worth it. ..

ANZAC Day Remembrance Wraps for 2016

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

ANZAC Day 2016 was again an important day on the Southern Gold Coast calendar, with Currumbin RSL’s commemorative efforts creating a strong sense of remembrance for our local community and beyond. ..

Entertainment Lines Up for Cooly Rocks On

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

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.  ..

Hinterland High Notes

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

A stone’s throw from the iconic coastline that we know and love so much is the Southern Gold Coast hinterland. One of the region’s best kept secrets offers a range of gems waiting to be explored. Just 10-15 minutes’ drive from the coast, the hinterland makes for an ideal quick trip, a lazy weekend drive or a full day of adventure.  ..

Sanctuary Under the Stars

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016

The Currumbin Wildlife Hospital’s annual Foundation Gala Ball, ‘Sanctuary Under the Stars’ will be held on Saturday the 7th of May from 5:30pm. ..

Grandstand Seating Available to Book for ANZAC Dawn Service

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2016

Currumbin RSL is gearing up for their ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Elephant Rock and are advising Southern Gold Coast accommodation providers, guests, visitors to the region and the general public about Grandstand Seating at the event. ..

GC2018 Mascot Unveiled

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Meet Borobi - the official mascot of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The unveiling of the mascot marks two years to go to the upcoming games in 2018, which will not only be Australia’s largest sporting event this decade but the largest event the Gold Coast has ever hosted.  ..

World-First Solar Powered Surf Festival Hits Waves at Duranbah

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2016

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. ..

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