The Tugun Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank has welcomed two new co-chairs in Lisa FitzGerald (pictured, third from left) and Andrea Lewis (second from left), taking over the role from Wendy Handley (third from right) who continues on the Board of Directors after four years as chair. ..
Summer on the Southern Gold Coast just reached a whole new level, with Kirra and Coolangatta gearing up to play host to Seaside Sounds, a series of free summer concerts to be held over February and March. ..
The City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Tourism, with the support of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, invite tourism operators to attend the industry’s first Accessible Tourism Forum at the Arts Centre Gold Coast on Tuesday 7 February. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast’s ‘It’s Coffee Time’ brochure has been reprinted, with copies distributed across the Southern Gold Coast to Information Centres and accommodation houses, providing a comprehensive guide on where to get a caffeine fix throughout the region. ..
Despite dramatic displays of lightning and some rain showers, nothing could dampen the spirit of the Tugun community who came out in force on Saturday for the launch of the annual Tugun Lights Up celebration. The Street Party brought crowds into the heart of Tugun Village, with great support from the traders this year. ..
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. ..
A Southern Gold Coast beach is in the race to be named Australia's Best Beach in 2016. Rainbow Bay has made the shortlist of beaches around Australia headed for inclusion in the 101 Best Beaches List for 2016-17. It follows the success of the first publication several years ago, and the campaign has the backing of Tourism Australia. ..
The Southern Gold Coast is set to host the inaugural International Surfing Symposium in 2017. Confirmed for 13 - 17 March, 2017 at Currumbin RSL, the Symposium is organised by Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc. to follow in the wake of the ocean conservation theme 12 months after the Gold Coast was endorsed as the 8th World Surfing Reserve. ..
Coolangatta’s Opera on the Beach will return to our shores in September 2017, with six magical nights of Opera Australia’s ‘Aida’ performed on the country’s only beachside stage. ..
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. ..
My first 12 weeks as a City of Gold Coast Councillor has been everything and much, much more than I anticipated. It has been a whirlwind of meeting after meeting – Council Committees (I am on City Planning, Water & Waste and Deputy Chair of Economic Development & Major Events), full Council meetings and, over the past month, Special Budget Committee meetings. ..
Former CSGC Michael Tree was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Mayor Tom Tate last month at the city’s Council Chambers. Michael served six years on the Board of CSGC, including four years as Chair, and was honoured for his voluntary contribution to the Southern Gold Coast region. ..
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. ..
Public consultation on future stages of the Gold Coast Light Rail has favoured the Southern Coastal Route as the preferred option for Stage 3 of the public transport system. ..
The Southern Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement that Coolangatta will be the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball competition. ..