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Buskers by the Creek Announces Lineup for 2016

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

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. ..

Currumbin RSL Commemorates Battle of Long Tan

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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. ..

Beach Volleyball Courts Hit the Sand at Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..

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.  ..

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. ..

Be My Guest Program to Commence

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast shortly, with the aim of building pride in the city in the lead up to, and including, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Local small and medium businesses will be encouraged to attend a free, 7 hour presentation and get into the spirit of the Games. ..

Entertainment Lines Up for Cooly Rocks On

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast’s biggest festival is just around the corner, hitting Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed from June 3 – 13. Whether it is music, cars or family fun, there is no shortage of events and entertainment to suit all ages.  ..

Bleach* Festival Wraps for Another Year

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016

The annual Bleach* Festival has swept across the Southern Gold Coast, and the city, for another year, leaving in its wake a trail of art, culture, tastes and sounds to savour until its return in March, 2017. This year's Toolona Street Festival was another great success, along with new events for the Southern Gold Coast, including Shifting Sands, Luminaries, The Strand to the Sand and the Opera Salvaggio at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. ..

Beach Handball Champs kicks up Cooly sand

Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The Australian Beach Handball Championships and Oceania Beach Handball Championships were held at Coolangatta Beach over the last weekend in February, providing a great spectacle for locals and visitors.  ..

Opportunities for Business Promotion at Beach Handball Championships

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The 2016 Australian and Oceanic Beach Handball Championships will be hosted at Coolangatta Beach from 25 – 28 February. The event organisers are looking for local businesses to get behind the event by supplying any equipment they have to gain exposure for their business in return for providing a great event atmosphere down on the beach.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Lines Up for Big Year of Events

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast is set for a big year of events in 2016 according to tourism and economic development body, Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC).  ..

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.  ..

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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Currumbin Waters Family Day at Alleygators

Posted on Monday, October 12, 2015

Come along and enjoy a fun family day in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere at the Currumbin Waters Family Day at Alleygators Rugby Union Club in Bienvenue Drive. Chill-out with family and friends and meet other local residents. Pack a picnic or grab a bite from the community barbecue. Enjoy free activities and live music, find out about local family activities and celebrate Grandparents Day. ..

Southern Gold Coast Takes Out Music Awards

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015


Two Southern Gold Coast entrants took out major awards at the Gold Coast Music Awards held in July. The inaugural Currumbin music event, Buskers by the Creek, won Live Music Event of the Year, and the Soundlounge at Currumbin RSL took out top spot for Live Music Venue of the Year.

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New Events for Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Several exciting new events are making their way to the Southern Gold Coast later this year. Coming to our Southern shores in late September, the Gold Coast Festival of Kites is a first for the city, and builds on the much-loved event which commenced as the Kirra Kite Festival several years ago.  ..

La Costa Rocks with Retro Street Party

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In the spirit of Cooly Rocks On, retro-themed La Costa Motel at Bilinga is hosting its own Retro Beachside Street Party on Sunday 31 May to celebrate the opening weekend of the country’s biggest nostalgia festival taking over the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

Tourism Operators Invited to ‘Conversations with Industry’

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ) are partnering with Gold Coast Tourism to invite local tourism businesses to a special forum ‘Conversations with Industry’ on this Wednesday 29 April at the Gold Coast Turf Club.   ..

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