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. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
The Southern Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement that Coolangatta will be the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball competition. ..
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. ..
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 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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..