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Buskers by the Creek Announces First Artist Lineup

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Buskers by the Creek has announced the first 100 artists that will inspire and entertain at the 2017 Festival from 14 – 15 October. ..

In Focus: Photographer Brian Usher

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

This month we’re taking a leap off the pages with our regular My Office photographer, Brian Usher from Ocean Road Magazine, to share more of Brian’s photography work from near and far. ..

Cooly Rocked in 2017

Posted on Monday, July 03, 2017

An estimated 85,000 festival-goers converged on Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed for five days and nights from June 7 – 11, celebrating everything there is to love about the 50s and 60s during this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. ..

SGC Profile – Scott Chapman, Co-owner, Zambrero Coolangatta

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017

From a background in media sales and marketing to one of the fastest growing franchises on the Gold Coast food scene, Scott Chapman is part owner of several Zambrero restaurants including the Gold Coast and Queensland’s first store at Coolangatta. ..

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. ..

Surf World Gold Coast Named in Top 6 Museums

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Culture Trip has announced Currumbin’s own Surf World Gold Coast in the Top 6 Best Museums to Visit in Brisbane and its surrounds.   ..

Crowds Enjoy Classic Surf Films at Kirra Hill

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Gold Coast Film Festival rolled through town in April and the Southern Gold Coast was proud to host back to back nights of outdoor cinema, screening Surf Classics at Kirra Hill Community Centre.  ..

Indigenous Locals Take Lead for WSL Opening

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Before the pros hit the waves at Snapper Rocks for the opening round of the 2017 WSL World Championship Tour, a welcome to Country and Indigenous/Pro surfer challenge will again form part of an Indigenous opening event on Monday 13 March.   ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017
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Cooly Gets Set to Shake, Rattle ‘N Roll

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

Get ready to rock – Cooly Rocks On 2017 has officially launched with a new look and a new website in the lead up to the annual June festival. This year, Cooly Rocks On will feature everyone’s favourite events jam packed into five days of non-stop, free daytime entertainment from June 7 – 11.  ..

It’s Coffee Time Reprint Available

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2017

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.  ..

Surf World Recognised with Top Award

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Surf World Gold Coast was recognised at the 2016 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards (GAMAA) for outstanding achievement in the category of ‘Engagement: Organisations Volunteer Run’ on Tuesday 22 November. ..

Tugun Lights Up Launch a Success

Posted on Monday, December 05, 2016

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.  ..

SGC Attracts Singapore Students as World Class Learning Destination

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

The Gold Coast may be famous for fun, but the Southern Gold Coast is also becoming famous for its educational tourism opportunities. On 27 Nov 2016, the Southern Gold Coast region welcomed a group of 24 Singapore students and 3 teachers to Currumbin. St Andrew’s Junior College, Singapore, is the fourth largest group of students since 2012 to hit the Southern Gold Coast region through the nanoKnowledge Pathways to Excellence project. ..

Five Events Not to Miss in October

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast is gearing up as the place to be throughout the month of October, as the coastal paradise plays host to some of the biggest and most exciting events on offer. ..

Rotary Dishes up Big for Cooly Crowd

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

A huge supporter of our Southern Gold Coast events, the Rotary Club of Currumbin Coolangatta and Tweed was once again on hand at June's Cooly Rocks On festival - and they've reported some incredible statistics around the consumption of food.  ..

Opera on the Beach to Return in 2017

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Welcomes Taiwanese Media

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast hosted a famil from Taiwanese media last month, visiting the destination following their coverage of Taiwanese competitors at this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon in July.  ..

CSGC Profile: Fergus and Victoria Sillar, Earth n Sea

Posted on Sunday, July 03, 2016

As a much-loved local institution, Earth n Sea has recently been through the biggest evolution in the restaurant’s 23-year history. With expanded all-day dining and swish new digs under the recent $80M Sanbano development, owners Fergus and Victoria Sillar have transformed the restaurant while remaining true to the original Earth n Sea philosophy.  ..

SGC Welcomes Be My Guest Program in July

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016

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. ..

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