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It's Live! in Queensland 2020 Calendar Launches

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2019

Queensland's 2020 It's Live! in Queensland events calendar has been officially unveiled by Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ), with next year's lineup featuring the Southern Gold Coast's own Cooly Rocks On..

Southern Gold Coast Launches into Spring with Major Events

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast is gearing up for a huge season of major events hitting our region this spring, playing host to artists, musicians and elite athletes with events that celebrate our destination, our culture and this spectacular time of year. ..

Tourism Minister Releases Rocking Festival Impact

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast’s annual nostalgia festival, Cooly Rocks On, celebrated record growth in 2019, with Queensland Tourism Industry Development Minister, Kate Jones, releasing the official festival statistics with Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Josh Martin, last week.   ..

Applications open for Coolangatta Christmas Carols Market Stalls

Posted on Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Coolangatta Christmas Carols are back on Sunday 15 December, 2019 in Queen Elizabeth Park, with thousands of locals and visitors expected to attend the annual celebration of Christmas on the Southern Gold Coast.  ..

Division 14 August Update from Cr O'Neill

Posted on Friday, August 02, 2019

Welcome to the August edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..

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.  ..

Cooly Rocked On With Record Crowds

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, Cooly Rocks On, June 5 to 9, took over the streets of Coolangatta with record crowds estimated at over 120,000 attending the retro festival over the five days. ..

Cooly Ready to Rock

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

This year, Cooly will rock with an incredible entertainment line-up as Cooly Rocks On returns from June 5 to 9, 2019.  ..

Applications Open for Buskers by the Creek

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019

Buskers by the Creek is returning to Currumbin’s Winders Park in 2019 and is calling for artists to apply for the annual event to be held from 19 – 20 October. ..

Bleach* Announces New Artistic Director and CEO

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019

The Board of Bleached Arts has announced the appointment of Rosie Dennis as the incoming Artistic Director and CEO where she will commence with Bleach* in June 2019 and present her first festival in April 2020. ..

Major Events from April to June on the Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2019

Over the next three months, the best surf, cinema, youth and cultural events take over our southern coastline from Currumbin to Coolangatta.  ..

Northern Rivers Food Harvest Festival Returns in 2019

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2019

The Northern Rivers Food Harvest Festival is returning in April, connecting people with real food on real farms. ..

Bleach* Returns to the Southern Gold Coast in April

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2019

The Gold Coast’s premier arts and culture festival, Bleach* is returning from 17 to 28 April, bigger and better than ever.
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Gold Coast Film Festival Brings Surf Films to Coolangatta

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast is part of the city wide Gold Coast Film Festival again with a film night inspired by the regions surf history and culture at Queen Elizabeth Park on Sunday 14 April. ..

First ‘By The C’ Concert a Great Success

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Queen Elizabeth Park came alive on Saturday 2 February as more than 6000 concert-goers rocked out at the first By The C. ..

Bleach* Farewell’s Louise Bezzina

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Louise Bezzina, the creator of Bleach*, The Gold Coast Festival, has announced her retirement from the iconic festival in May 2019 to take up the role of Artistic Director of Brisbane Festival. ..

By The C brings John Farnham to Coolangatta’s shores

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

By the C recently announced an additional concert to the calendar, coming to Coolangatta’s Queen Elizabeth Park on Saturday 16 March, 2019.  ..

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. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Festival delivers for the Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, November 02, 2018

New data released shows the Gold Coast’s iconic Cooly Rocks On™ Festival generated more than $6 million for the local economy this year. ..

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. ..

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