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Three Year Deal for Coolangatta to Host Australian Junior Beach Volleyball

Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Beach Volleyball is set to reappear on Coolangatta Beach in an exciting new partnership between Volleyball Australia, Tourism Events Queensland and the City of Gold Coast - further cementing Coolangatta as a major events destination for the city. ..

Guy Leech Launches Lifesaving Defibrillators for Gold Coast Community

Posted on Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Bendigo Community Bank® branches on the Gold Coast have joined forces with former Ironman Champion, Surf lifesaver and Defibrillator Ambassador, Guy Leech from Heart180 to install 14 life-saving community defib units in Gold Coast businesses and community clubs. ..

Registration Open for Kirra’s Beach Rugby Australia Festival

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2019

Registration is now open for teams to apply for Australia’s 2nd annual International Beach Rugby Australia Festival from 6 – 8 September on Kirra Beach.  ..

Tugun Shows its Creative Side

Posted on Monday, June 17, 2019

The village of Tugun on the Southern Gold Coast has shown a new side this week – not only to its community but to a building in the village. ..

New Tugun Mural Unveiled This Month

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2019

Local artist Caitlyn Taylor has brought life to the exterior of Tugun Community Bank® Branch, as her winning mural design will be officially unveiled this month. ..

Applications Open for Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2019

Local businesses are encouraged to apply for the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards, the region's leading honours for business achievements. ..

Balter wins GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers for second year

Posted on Monday, February 04, 2019

Currumbin’s Balter Beer has retained its top title in the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers for the second year. ..

Artist Entries for SWELL 2019 Now Open

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

SWELL Sculpture Festival is calling for artists to apply for the 17th annual event to be held along Currumbin Beach from 13 – 22 September, 2019. ..

Beach Rugby Battles on the Sand

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Kirra Beach was transformed into a football lover's paradise as the inaugural Beach Rugby 5’s competed on the sand from 12-14 October.  ..

SWELL Award Winners Announced

Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018

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. ..

Local Skydivers Get Set for World Parachuting Championships

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018

Kirra based business, Gold Coast Skydive will see its owner Archie Jamieson and General Manager Alana Bertram gear up to compete at the World Parachuting Championships at Runaway Bay from 6 – 13 October. ..

Entries Open for Coolangatta Gold

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2018

Entries are now open for the Southern Gold Coast’s iconic Coolangatta Gold event, returning to the seaside suburb on 6 and 7 October, 2018. ..

Bleach* Takes Top Title for TIDE

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Our very own Bleach* Festival has been recognised as the best in the country, taking home the win for the Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production at the 18th Annual Helpmann Awards for the production of TIDE.  ..

Currumbin RSL Places Third in Australia for Wedding Receptions

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2018

Waterside Events at Currumbin RSL has placed third in Australia for the Designer of Dreams in the Club Reception Category at the Australian Bridal Industry Awards. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge Champs

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

12 finalists put their flipper and combo skills to the test at the Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge on Sunday 10 June.  ..

Miss Rockabilly 2018 Announced

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

More than 130 people gathered at Coolangatta Sands Hotel on Friday 8 June for the judging of Miss Rockabilly at Cooly Rocks On™.  ..

Miss Cooly Rocks On™ 2018 Crowned

Posted on Friday, June 08, 2018

12 finalists took the stage on Thursday 7 June for the crowing of Miss Cooly Rocks On™, with Miss Ruby Alabaster taking away the top title.  ..

2018 Australian SUP Titles Schedule Announced

Posted on Monday, June 04, 2018

The Australian SUP Titles will return to Currumbin in 2018, with the National event held from 9 – 13 November. ..

Chris Robbins Book Giveaway Winner Announced

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Last month we featured the launch of the first novel by former Division 14 Councillor, Chris Robbins. ..

Billy Cart Grand Prix Rolls into Cooly

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

A new event is hitting the streets at this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. The Billy Cart Grand Prix will see local school groups and enthusiasts from around the country slide down Boundary Street on Billy Carts over two big weekends in June.  ..

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