Daniel McKenzie | Tweed Daily News
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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. ..
More than 25 local business owners attended the Secrets of Success by Sustainability seminar at Currumbin RSL today, taking away tips to give back to the planet while also boosting business. ..
Currumbin’s own Balter Brewing Company has taken out two awards at the internationally recognised Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) this month. ..
Culture Trip has announced Currumbin’s own Surf World Gold Coast in the Top 6 Best Museums to Visit in Brisbane and its surrounds. ..
Currumbin RSL is leading the way with their clean and green approach, hoping to not only inspire individuals but other businesses within the hospitality industry to implement sustainability initiatives. ..
Currumbin RSL and The Surf Club Coolangatta have taken out honours at this year’s prestigious Keno & Clubs Queensland Awards, held in Brisbane on 28 March, with Currumbin RSL picking up a win and both clubs awarded as finalists in several categories. ..
Surfing stalwart Mal Sutherland is the Chairman of Surf World Gold Coast, the city’s first surf museum located in Currumbin. Part of the original steering committee set up in 2008, Mal has been the Chairman since the museum opened in March 2009 and has been involved with organising and running events, and maintaining the history of the industry that has shaped the city, in particular the Southern Gold Coast. ..
The Mateship Run is returning to Currumbin for its third year on Sunday 30 April, 2017. This event is an opportunity to come together during ANZAC commemorations and recognise the extraordinary contribution the past and present Australian Defence Forces make, and raise funds for Soldier On. ..
Known as ‘The best little Club in the World’, Currumbin RSL has provided over $5 million back into the local community in the last five years. This phenomenal figure was announced during the presentation of the RSL’s Sustainability and Community Benefit Initiatives on March 2. ..
A new business group, Up the Creek, has formed to improve the safety, amenity and experiences on offer in the Currumbin Industrial Area. Up the Creek representatives cover a range of businesses from Balter Brewery and Dust Temple to the Currumbin RSL. ..
Contribute to the local community, give back to the planet and boost your business by attending a free seminar on The Secrets of Success by Sustainability. ..
Gold Coast locals Dylan Jones and Sam Weir of Ocean Nomads are setting themselves the ultimate challenge as they take on the ‘Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge’ on 12 December 2017 – a globally famous rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Australia Foundation. ..
The Southern Gold Coast has been announced as the start and finish line for three free Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games events. The cycling road race, cycling time trial and race walk will all commence from Currumbin's iconic beachfront when the Games take place in April 2018. ..
Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc., will host the International Surfing Symposium in Currumbin to promote the sport and its direct relevance to critical issues such as ocean conservation and maintaining beach and surf amenity. ..
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 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. ..
Southern Gold Coast-based Registered Training Organisation, One Step Further, held their annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony at Currumbin RSL on Wednesday 7 December. Connecting Southern Gold Coast was honoured to receive the 'Community Support' award which CEO, Peter Doggett accepted on behalf of the organisation from One Step Further CEO, Jo-Anne Smith. ..