Next year marks the Centenary of Coolangatta State School – first established on Kirra Hill in 1919, now the Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre, and the present school at Staplyton Street, Kirra established in 1977. Local businesses are being encouraged to take part in the celebrations in February 2019. ..
On November 1, 2018, Queensland’s Container Refund Scheme, Containers for Change will begin reducing the amount of beverage container litter entering our environment by providing an incentive for people to collect and return eligible containers for recycling. ..
Coolangatta Police Station has become a ‘dementia friendly’ station, with seven officers becoming Dementia Friends. ..
With around 500 items handed in as lost property at the Gold Coast Airport each month, many remain unclaimed and are given a new lease on life. ..
The fourth annual Gold Coast Open House will open the doors of interesting and architecturally significant buildings and locations, inviting the public to take a behind the scenes look at places they may have only glimpsed from the street on Saturday 27 October 2018. ..
More than $11,000 was raised to fight against hunger at the sold out Empty Bowls Gold Coast event on Saturday 15 September at Currumbin’s Dust Temple. ..
Dion Parker and Andrew Cullen were announced as the winners of this year’s major Neumann Family SWELL Sculpture Award, taking top honours and $15,000 amongst a total prize pool of more than $25,000 at the 16th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. ..
The Strand at Coolangatta is partnering with City of Gold Coast to bring the Level Up Youth Art Program to the centre in October. ..
Welcome to the September edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..
Currumbin Beach will transform into an outdoor gallery this week as curated works to inspire and provoke will be on exhibition between 14 - 23 September at SWELL Sculpture Festival. ..
When it comes to dining on the Southern Gold Coast, we are spoilt for choice. In case you weren’t tempted enough by our amazing local restaurants and eateries, their delicious menus and premium locations, the following restaurants are offering super special deals to entice diners throughout September. ..
Wayne Deane -1952 - 2018
Wayne started surfing in 1960 with his oldest brother Robye Deane and their Dad John taught them to surf at Rainbow Bay.
Deaney was an extraordinaire water man and iconic surfing legend from Coolangatta, perhaps Coolangatta's greatest ever waterman. ..
From opening the Coolangatta Christmas Carols in 2017, local Palm Beach Currumbin student Charlie has now received national success playing principal flute with the International Honours Performance Series at the Sydney Opera House. ..
The Palm Beach favourite, Espresso Moto has spread it wings, opening its second location in Coolangatta in July. ..
Queensland Road Safety Week – Speak up for Road Safety ..
Welcome to the August edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..
Tugun is gearing up to welcome the newest addition to its bar and dining scene, the Craft House Bar and Restaurant, officially opening on Friday 10 August, 2018. ..
Mike and Maggie Best took over the management of Kirra’s Meridian Tower in March 2018. With more than 20 years of industry experience behind them, the husband and wife duo have a range of knowledge in all facets of facilities management including residential high rise, hotels, motels, construction and development. ..