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SGC Profile – Ben Gazal – Owner of Harcourts BMG

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Four years ago, Ben Gazal put everything on the line to start his own Real Estate business in Coolangatta. From humble beginnings with just himself and a receptionist, today, Harcourts BMG is thriving with 13 staff and the recent move to a bigger office in Griffith Street. ..

Destination Gold Coast Announces New CEO

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

The Gold Coast Tourism Corporation Limited (GCT) board has announced that Ms Annaliese Battista has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer. ..

Currumbin RSL Takes Sustainability to the Next Level

Posted on Monday, May 28, 2018

Dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint, Currumbin RSL has taken their sustainability practices to the next level with the introduction of two new initiatives, this month welcoming the Aussie Powernator and PulpMaster to the club.  ..

Small Business Opportunity through Griffith University

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Are you a tourism small business wanting to create and capture value? Would you like some proposals from final year tourism students to help you? ..

SGC Profile – Marie Phillips, Owner – Hidden and Havana

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Originally a software entrepreneur, Marie Phillips was inspired by the personal stories and interaction with people that hospitality provides, leading her to sell her company in 2015 and make the move into the café and venue industry. ..

Airport extends helping hand to community groups

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Gold Coast Airport is calling on local community groups to apply for funding under its third annual Community Benefit Fund. ..

Southern Gold Coast Celebrates Tourism Week

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The inaugural Tourism Week will kick off across the Gold Coast from 1 – 7 July and the Southern Gold Coast will be joining the festivities. ..

SGC Represented at ATE in Adelaide

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

The Southern Gold Coast was represented at the annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) held in Adelaide in April. Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Peter Doggett, attended the four day event which saw 2,000 overseas buyers and Australian sellers converge on the Adelaide Convention Centre.  ..

Accommodation Houses Invited to Participate in New Research Initiative

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with STR Global to encourage local operators to participate in the Free Hotel Survey Report.  ..

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. ..

Be the face of the QLD tourism industry

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2018

The Queensland Government is looking for the next faces of the Queensland tourism industry - and they could be from the Southern Gold Coast. ..

SGC Profile – Jen Plahm, Founder – Alpine + Sea

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018

After living in an American ski town with strong wind, sun and an elevation of 2500 metres, Jen Plahm saw the toll the elements were taking on her skin. ..

Nominations Open for 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards. Southern Gold Coast businesses have the opportunity to be recognised for their outstanding achievements within the state's tourism industry. ..

MY OFFICE - PRESENTED BY OCEAN ROAD MAGAZINE

Posted on Friday, April 06, 2018

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SGC Profile – Robin Ormerod, Founder and Managing Director – Envirosuite

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Arriving in Brisbane in 1981 after working as a scientist at CSIRO in Melbourne, Robin Ormerod found there was little demand for his meteorology qualifications and long range weather forecasting in his new hometown in the Sunshine State. Instead, he was asked to work in air quality, and a somewhat accidental career in environmental consulting followed. ..

Digital Grants up to $10,000

Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Southern Gold Coast businesses can improve their digital capability thanks to the Queensland Government's Small Business Digital Grants Program. ..

Envirotech Interns Available for Work Placement

Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Local businesses now have access to Envirotech Education’s Accelerator Program participants, a work placement initiative that helps both learners and businesses get ahead. ..

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. ..

AirAsia to surf its way across Australian beaches

Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018

AirAsia and Australia’s leading surfing bodies recently announced a joint partnership that will see the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier become Surfing’s Official Airline Partner in Australia. ..

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.  ..

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