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. ..

Buskers by the Creek Talent Callout

Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2016

Buskers by the Creek organisers are calling for talented local musicians and performers to join the entertainment line up at this year's festival.  ..

Busking Auditions to be Held for Cooly Rocks On

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast's busking trial has now commenced to support existing festival and events in the region with quality, on-street entertainment. ..

CSGC Profile: Balter Brewery

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

Currumbin’s new brewery, Balter, has got everyone talking – and not just because of its high profile co-founders, champion local surfers Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, Bede Durbidge and Josh Kerr. The combination of good beer, good branding, good people and a good place to meet has made the long-awaited opening of this Southern Gold Coast destination all the more worth it. ..

ANZAC Day Remembrance Wraps for 2016

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

ANZAC Day 2016 was again an important day on the Southern Gold Coast calendar, with Currumbin RSL’s commemorative efforts creating a strong sense of remembrance for our local community and beyond. ..

Get Involved in Queensland Week Celebrations

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

Queensland Week is an annual celebration of the state’s culture, heritage, people and industry and this year will be held from 4 – 12 June. The week-long celebration centres around the state’s birthday on 6 June and acknowledges the ‘birth’ of Queensland as a separate colony in its own right. ..

Balter Brewery’s Opening Weekend

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Currumbin’s first craft brewery, Balter, is set to open its doors to the public this weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Beer loving locals and visitors from interstate have been yearning to see the doors open to this much-anticipated establishment for several months, with the final touches now complete.     ..

GC2018 Mascot Unveiled

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Meet Borobi - the official mascot of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The unveiling of the mascot marks two years to go to the upcoming games in 2018, which will not only be Australia’s largest sporting event this decade but the largest event the Gold Coast has ever hosted.  ..

My Office

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016

Balter Brewery to Open Mid April

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2016

Currumbin's much-anticipated Balter Brewery is set to open its doors to the public in mid-April. Founded by local world champion surfers Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, Bede Durbidge and Josh Kerr, the brewery will no doubt be a hit with locals and visitors to the Southern Gold Coast region, keen to sample some of the craft brews from the new state-of-the-art facility in Traders Way.  ..

Give it Your Best Shot to Win a Trip to China

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Gold Coast locals are being invited to join a nationwide photography competition to showcase why our city is one of the best places in the world to live.  ..

Balter Brewery to Turn Taps Next Month

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Currumbin’s newest high profile craft brewery, Balter Brewery, will open its doors next month. Founded by local World Champion surfers Joel Parkinson and Mick Fanning along with surfers Josh Kerr and Bede Durbidge, the brewery is finally set to start pouring to the public in April, after 12 months in the making.  ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ocean Road Magazine Photographer and Publisher, Brian Usher, has again been out and about photographing our local business owners across the region. Enjoy our first edition of My Office for 2016
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TAFE Diploma Focuses on Arts & Culture

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

In consultation with City of Gold Coast Cultural Development, TAFE Queensland are introducing a Diploma of Project Management which will focus on developing our city's Arts and Culture focus.  ..

Kirra Hill Gallery Seeking Local Artists to Exhibit

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2016

The Kirra Hill Community Centre in Garrick Street, Coolangatta, is seeking local artists to exhibit their work at the Centre's free Art Gallery space.  ..

My Office Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015


Loren Changes Ownership to Cafe O'Hana

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Tugun’s former Cafe Loren in Toolona Street has changed ownership and is now Café O’Hana. New owners Peter and Daniela Puhlmann opened the doors in November with little delay. Serving Cleanskin coffee and tasty dishes created with gourmet flair, Café O’Hana is open 7 days for Breakfast and Lunch.  ..

CSGC is now on YouTube

Posted on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has launched a YouTube channel, creating a visual storyboard to promote our beautiful region.  ..

Second Annual Buskers Event Wraps Up

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Buskers by the Creek 2015 was another great success, held on 17 and 18 October at Winders Park, Currumbin. Thousands turned out to be entertained by the unique mix of bands, solo artists, street performers, acrobats, yoga classes, skydivers, fire twirling and more – all happening across the free two-day event.  

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