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PNG’s National Beach Volleyball Team Trains on Coolangatta Courts

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017

Papua New Guinea’s National Beach Volleyball team has identified Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts as the training hub that will allow them to best prepare for the Commonwealth Games Oceania Qualification Event in Vanuatu in December 2017.  ..

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. ..

Swell Sculpture Festival Program is Live!

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

SWELL Sculpture Festival have released their immersive program of free and ticketed events that will be held throughout the Festival from 8 – 17 September. ..

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.  ..

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.  ..

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. ..

SGC Profile – Mal Sutherland, Chairman – Surf World Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017

Surfing stalwart Mal Sutherland is the Chairman of Surf World Gold Coast, the city’s first surf museum located in Currumbin. Part of the original steering committee set up in 2008, Mal has been the Chairman since the museum opened in March 2009 and has been involved with organising and running events, and maintaining the history of the industry that has shaped the city, in particular the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

Coolangatta Beach Volleyball Hits New Level

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Beach Volleyball on the Southern Gold Coast has reached a new level, welcoming in a new era as SurfVolley Coolangatta.  ..

Southern Gold Coast to Provide Stunning Backdrop for GC2018 Road Races

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

The Southern Gold Coast has been announced as the start and finish line for three free Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games events. The cycling road race, cycling time trial and race walk will all commence from Currumbin's iconic beachfront when the Games take place in April 2018.  ..

Currumbin to Host International Surfing Symposium Next Month

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc., will host the International Surfing Symposium in Currumbin to promote the sport and its direct relevance to critical issues such as ocean conservation and maintaining beach and surf amenity. ..

QLD Govt Gives Green Light for Iconic Surf Event

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017

The Queensland Government has confirmed their support of the WSL Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks through to 2018, with the event set to take over the Southern Gold Coast once again this year from 14 – 25 March, 2017. ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2016
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Southern Gold Coast Secures U23 Beach Volleyball Nationals

Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2016

Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts will once again play host to a nationwide event as the U23 Beach Volleyball National Championships hit the Southern Gold Coast from 20 – 22 January, 2017. ..

CSGC Profile – Archie Jamieson, Managing Director and Chief Instructor, Gold Coast Skydive

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

Having jumped out of a plane around 14,500 times, it’s no surprise Gold Coast Skydive Managing Director and Chief Instructor, Archie Jamieson, is always looking for the next big adventure. The Kirra-based company, which Archie has now been operating since October 2008, facilitates about 500 thrill-seeking jumps per month, increasing up to almost 800 during the peak summer months.   ..

Local Surf Lifesavers Named Australia’s Best

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016

A number of the Gold Coast’s best and bravest surf lifesavers were honoured at the National Awards of Excellence 2016, held at the Art Gallery of NSW on Saturday 22 October. Surf lifesavers and dignitaries from around the country gathered to see Pacific Surf Life Saving Club in Palm Beach take out the prestigious DHL Club of the Year for the work they have done to increase their membership from 242 to 331 over the past season. ..

Elite Events put Coolangatta Courts on Map

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

The new Coolangatta Beach Volleyball Courts located opposite The Strand are building momentum, with the courts attracting more elite and social events. ..

Division 14 Newsletter from Cr Gail O'Neill

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

The latest newsletter from Cr Gail O'Neill has arrived and has up to date news from Division 14, straight from the Councillor's desk. ..

Coolangatta Hosts Weekend of Beach Filled Fun

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Coolangatta Beach will once again play host to the annual Coolangatta Gold on 15 – 16 October, with the new Cooly Classic Beach Volleyball Championships joining the lineup to make the 2016 event even bigger and better.   ..

Ninebot Tours Commence in Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Coolangatta now has a new, unique tour for visitors and locals to enjoy, with the launch of Australia Ninebot Coolangatta. The Ninebot is the latest technology in electric balancing vehicles and this is the first and only guided Segway tour of Coolangatta, featuring the southern beaches of the 8th World Surfing Reserve.  ..

Photo Winner Tait Whitelaw Shares Shots of Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Winner of the inaugural Scoot Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition, Tait Whitelaw is no stranger to the Southern Gold Coast. The Elanora local spends plenty of time shooting local scenes and landscapes, and was generous enough to share his story and some more photos with us this month.  ..

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