The spotlight has been on the Southern Gold Coast in recent weeks with two television networks visiting the region to filming segments for their popular TV programs – showcasing our iconic coastal and hinterland experiences. ..
Local Southern Gold Coast business, The Vege Chip Company, is preparing to expand into the international market, with a major export deal signed with Walmart in China.. ..
A number of the Gold Coast’s best and bravest surf lifesavers were honoured at the National Awards of Excellence 2016, held at the Art Gallery of NSW on Saturday 22 October. Surf lifesavers and dignitaries from around the country gathered to see Pacific Surf Life Saving Club in Palm Beach take out the prestigious DHL Club of the Year for the work they have done to increase their membership from 242 to 331 over the past season. ..
After a $3 million restoration, the historic Currumbin Creek Footbridge has been reopened. The 113 year old bridge holds a rich history and heritage value to the Gold Coast and has now been conserved for future generations to enjoy. ..
On Saturday November 5, Gold Coast Open House will unlock the city’s most interesting buildings and spaces, giving the public a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and explore for one day only. This year, the free event is expanding its footprint south and giving locals the chance to wander through the Ecovillage at Currumbin – the multi-award winning sustainable development in the Currumbin Valley. ..
Winner of the inaugural Scoot Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition, Tait Whitelaw is no stranger to the Southern Gold Coast. The Elanora local spends plenty of time shooting local scenes and landscapes, and was generous enough to share his story and some more photos with us this month. ..
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. ..
The Southern Gold Coast is set to host the inaugural International Surfing Symposium in 2017. Confirmed for 13 - 17 March, 2017 at Currumbin RSL, the Symposium is organised by Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc. to follow in the wake of the ocean conservation theme 12 months after the Gold Coast was endorsed as the 8th World Surfing Reserve. ..
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. ..
Buskers by the Creek has announced the first of more than 250 performers who will surprise, delight and entertain audiences along the picturesque shores of Currumbin Creek on 15-16 October. Headlining this year is 12 times Golden Guitar-winner and multi ARIA Award-nominee, Adam Brand, along with contortionist, Ruby Rubberlegs. ..
They say the future lies in the youth – and if local training organisation, Gold Coast Trades College, is anything to go by, they’re in good hands. On a Friday afternoon the workshops of this well-presented training college in the Currumbin Industrial Park are buzzing with students from local high schools undertaking their vocational education training, while apprentices and trainers bounce through the halls.
The inaugural ‘Scoot’ Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition winner has been announced. Tait Whitelaw is off to Singapore with two return flights flying Scoot, and $500 spending money thanks to the Tugun Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank, for his stunning image of Currumbin Alley on a crystal clear, Southern Gold Coast day. ..
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has just launched their latest attraction, Kids on Conservation Trail. ..
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. ..
August 2016 marks the 50 year anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam. A commemorative pop up museum will be on display at the Currumbin RSL from Monday 15 August through to Friday 19 August, showcasing unique artefacts, photos and footage shared by Vietnam veterans. ..
It’s always a pleasure to host our Cooly Rocks On international headliners on the Southern Gold Coast. This year, Canadian Hal Bruce – regarded as the best Beatles solo artist in the world – was able to enjoy plenty of our spectacular winter weather and visit a few of our local attractions with his wife, Lynne. ..