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April News

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2011
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Southern Gold Coast Newsletter

April 2011

This newsletter is proudly bought to you by Currumbin Valley
Autumn is here, which means Easter is just around the corner! It also means that the SGC Winter is on its way, although you can hardly call it a winter considering average temperatures generally don't get much lower than around 11°C! So while we watch the leaves turn this Autumn, come to the Southern Gold Coast for our amazing weather, great events and so many things to do, you will wear yourself out trying to fit them all in!

What's On

  1. Cooly S w i m CIassic 3rd April - S w i m the Cooly CIassic and conquer three of Australia's most revered surf breaks - Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta and Kirra. Whether you're an ironman or ironwomen contender looking for a hit-out, or a newcomer to ocean swimming, the Cooly CIassic has an option for you.
  2. Chiko MP CIassic 16th-17th April - The 10th MP CIassic sponsored by Chiko, who will be named 'King of the Point' this year?
  3. Beach S o c c e r 20th-24th - You are invited to enter a t e a m or join a t e a m in the Gold Coast Beach S o c c e r Challenge to be conducted on 20th/21st April (ages 10/12/14/16); 23rd/24th April open men/women at Coolangatta Beach.
  4. Anzac Day at the Cooly HoteI 25th April - Get your True Blue Aussie on at the Coolangatta HoteI this Anzac day with two of Australia's best tribute bands playing!
  5. Chiko Alley CIassic 30th April - 1st May - the 15th Alley cIassic kicks off on the 30th April.

Business News

  1. SGC Welcomes New Business - not exactly a new business, more like an existing business getting bigger!
  2. Quiksilver & Roxy P r o Contest winner - read on to see who the winner of our survey contest was!
  3. Is your business socially inclined? - If you have a sociaI media page for your business connect now and read on!
  4. Cooly Rocks On Update - Not long to go until the new nostalgia FestivaI comes to town folks! Catch up on what's happening with Cooly Rocks on here.
  5. Websites, Blogs & SociaI Media - Should your business have them?
  6. Graham's Monthly Business Tips - Graham gets in on the conversation about online vs offline this month!

Jim's Update

To read the General Manager's update click here! Coming Soon Watch out for the following events coming up in the next 3 months!
May June July
Chiko Alley CIassic 30th April - 1st May Cooly Rocks On 3rd - 13th June Tugun Bowlathon 30th-31st July
To contribute to our monthly newsletter, please email the details to admin@southerngoldcoast.com.au by the 23rd of the month for the information to be included in the following month's newsletter, or call us on 07 5534 3500!

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November News

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2010
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Southern Gold Coast Newsletter
November 2010
What's On | Business News | Environmental News | Jim's Update | Coming Soon
Well you can't say that we didn't warn you! Last month we gave you a little bit of good advice to brace yourself for the coming onslaught of events and as you can see below, November is packed to the rafters with many low, to no-cost ways of amusing the whole family! As Summer approaches full-steam-ahead, it's all hands on deck here at CSGC as we hurtle towards the end of another big year! This will be our last newsletter of 2010, so we've put as much meat in the sandwich as we can find to keep you going until the return of our newsletters in March 2011! Our office will be closed from COB 17th December & we will return on the 17th January 2010! The crew at CSGC would like to thank you all for your support and readership in 2010 and we wish you all a very happy festive s e a s o n and look forward to keeping you all informed of what lies ahead in 2011! fbsdt.jpg

What's On

  1. Reconnective Kids Workshop - 6th November. In the Re-connective Kids! classes, children are engaged in a playful, interactive experience designed to introduce these empowering and transformative new healing frequencies to children ages 4 – 14
  2. Kirra SurfStock 2010 - 12th-14th November. With two days of markets, f r e e m u s i c, and beach activities including an attempt on the Guinness World R e c o r d for the most number of surfers riding one wave, this years Kirra SurfStock is shaping up to be an event not to be missed!
  3. Surf World Gold Coast! - 11th November. Bobby Brown was ranked alongside Midget Farrelly, Nat Young and Peter Drouyn as one of the best surfers of the 1960s. See this speciaI display dedicated to celebrating a true s u r f i n g legend!
  4. Surfrider FiIm Night- 12th November. As a part of Kirra SurfStock, Surfrider Foundation presents Castles in the Sky - A Taylor Steele m o v i e along with live m u s i c and a showcase of environmentally conscious surfboards!
  5. Dune Care - 13th November A perfect event for the whole family, and local community members who are concerned about the sand management issues on the Gold Coast.
  6. Kirra Kite FestivaI - 20th-21st November. The inaugural Kirra Kite FestivaI is a f r e e Sunday event from 10am-6pm. There will be a prelude on Saturday night which includes night markets, live m u s i c and night sky diving displays

Business News

  1. Light RaiI for Coolangatta! - A SGC Working Group has been formed to lobby Qld Gov't about the importance of the light raiI plans to include Coolangatta!
  2. Cooly Rocks On - An update for businesses in the SGC region!
  3. Australian Surf C r a f t Industry Association - the formation of an industry body for Surf   C r a f t manufacturers and suppliers is long overdue! No matter if you are a big pIayer in the industry or a smaller manufacturer or supplier, come and voice your thoughts on this iconic industry, ask questions or simply see what others have to say...
  4. SGC Welcomes New Business - Tugun this month welcomes Fresh Mynt Cafe
  5. Tourism Business Performance Support Session - a practical session focusing on customers and marketing, leadership, business process, and networks, as identified in the collective findings from the QTIC Business Barometer (QBB).
  6. SGC Success Spotlight - SurfWorld Gold Coast and Gold Coast Airport both win awards!
  7. Graham's Monthly Business Tips - This month Graham

Environmental News

  1. From the Dunes to the Ocean, we need you to care! - If you love our Southern Gold Coast beaches, please read this important message from BeachCare and Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, Griffith University, Gold Coast!

Jim's Update

To read the General Manager's update click here!

Coming Soon Watch out for the following events coming up in the next 3 months!
December January February
Christmas Carols 19th December 6pm New Years Eve Fireworks 31st December UItimate Frisbee T ournament 22nd January Australian Beach Handball Championships 28th January Rhythym Kirra Teams Challenge 11th-13th February Quiksilver & Roxy P r o's 26th February - 9th March Queensland State Board Riding Championships 5th-6th February
To contribute to our monthly newsletter, please email the details to admin@southerngoldcoast.com.au by the 23rd of the month for the information to be included in the following month's newsletter, or call us on 07 5534 3500!

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October News

Posted on Friday, October 01, 2010
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Southern Gold Coast Newsletter

October 2010

What's On | Business News | Environmental News | Jim's Update | Coming Soon

Brace yourself for the action packed months ahead as we roll into summer in high gear, our amazing region is approaching fever pitch! Take a deep breath in October and savour the calm before the storm if you can as we all know how quickly Christmas rolls around from this point of the year! So gear up for the months ahead with all the action in October on the SGC!

What's On

  1. Cooly Rocks On 2011 - Find out the latest news on the new event for 2011!
  2. Surf World Gold Coast Event TONIGHT! Support Surf World Gold Coast by heading to this great little event tonight!
  3. Animal Action Day - The 4th Annual Animal Action Day festivaI this weekend at Gecko House & Winders Park, Currumbin. People from all over Australia will descend on the Gold Coast to raise awareness, appreciation & respect for all animals & the environment. All proceeds will be used to re-wild and breed the critically-endangered South China Tigers. See the full program here!
  4. The Patch Lounge - Coolangatta’s premier new hot spot, presenting an unparalleled commitment to sophistication, modesty and elegance!
  5. A garden with a difference! - A must-see garden with rainforest, themed plantings, original dairy and spectacular Japanese garden with tea-house.
  6. FestivaI Love - Here's a hint... Kirra in November will be AWESOME!!!

Business News

  1. Focus On TUGUN - Tugun is a bubbling and vibrant community village and is currently undergoing a facelift with the Tugun Centre Improvement Project starting to take shape!
  2. Spotlight on New Business - Tugun this month welcomes Trilogy Hair & Psychics and Toolona St Food Store!
  3. QTIC Business Barometer - an online self evaluation system designed to help Queensland tourism businesses assess the strength of their operations. We encourage businesses to avail themselves of this cost-free opportunity to self-assess their business.
  4. Promote your business for next to nix! Learn more about how we can help you effortlessly promote your business!

  5. SGC Success Spotlight - Nadia Sunde, a proud Souther Gold Coaster, has taken out 3rd place in the International Songwriters Competition, Children's Category! Congratulations Nadia, on a great achievement!

  6. Northern Rivers Tourism Symposium - If you're in hospitality, retail, health & wellness, the arts, transport, entertainment, service or education - you're in the tourism business! Click here to read more about the Symposium!

  7. Graham's Monthly Business Tips - This month Graham has a great offer for just TWO SGC businesses looking to double their business turnover in the next 12mths!

Environmental News

  1. Caring for our Dunal System - Read an update from GCCC as to the current projects to care for our beachesand Dunal Systems on the Southern Gold Coast

Jim's Update

To read the General Manager's update click here!

Coming Soon

Watch out for the following events coming up in the next 3 months!
November December January
Kirra Surf Stock 12-14th November Kirra Kite FestivaI - NEW! 20-21st November NIB Coolangatta Gold 7th November Christmas Carols Date TBA New Years Eve Fireworks 31st December Rip Curl MP CIassic Date TBA
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Cooly Rocks On Update

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010
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Festival Love

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September News

Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2010

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Southern Gold Coast Newsletter

September 2010

What's On | Business News | Jim's Update | Coming Soon

The Southern Gold Coast is springing to life, as we say "so long" to Winter and "hello" to some of the most beautiful conditions you're likely to see all year! The water is beginning to warm, the sun is certainly heating up and the air is crisp with the promise of new life! As Spring settles in, this month we see the return of Swell Sculpture Festival, and what a great time of year to get outside and view 55 amazing sculptures installed along the length of Currumbin Beach. Swell gives you a hint of some amazing events coming our way over the next few months as we head into Summer, make sure you check our Coming Soon section below to find out what's on the horizon!
What's On
  1. Cooly Rocks On 2011 - Find out the latest news on the new event for 2011!
  2. Swell Sculpture Festival 2010 - It's that time of year again where Currumbin Beach springs to life in more ways than one! 55 amazing sculptures will be on display when SGC's premier outdoor cultural event opens on Sept 10th!
  3. Like your music live? - The SGC has some fantastic live venues with amazing artists in town over the next month. Don't miss out, check our Events guide for all the action and celebrate Spring's arrival by getting footloose and fancy free!

Business News
  1. Cooly Rocks On - The Festival Management Committee are seeking support from businesses in the SGC/Tweed regions that are able to contribute to the Festival by way of 'in kind' services or discounted costs.
  2. Northern Rivers Tourism Symposium - If you're in hospitality, retail, health & wellness, the arts, transport, entertainment, service or education - you're in the tourism business! Click here to read more about the Symposium!
  3. Proud Southern Gold Coasters - If you are a proud Southern Gold Coaster and have a website, then click here!
  4. Running an event? - Make sure you list your event with Australian Tourism Data Warehouse via Tourism Queensland. It won't cost you a cent and your event can be listed on up to 50 websites giving you great exposure!
  5. SGC Success Spotlight - Congratulations to Gemma Roberts of Serene Beauty in Tugun for being awarded the Therapist of the Year by AAPA the Beauty Industry's National Association!
  6. Congratulations to Currumbin's own, Jamie Mitchell, who recently claimed his ninth win in the Molokai to Oahu paddleboard race! Jamie finished the course in 4hrs 52mins 45 sec or 15 minutes clear of the field of 150. It was five minutes off his race record and earned him his ninth channel title, considered the unofficial world championships of paddleboarding.
  7. Graham's Monthly Business Tips - This month Graham explores the REAL worth of your clients!
Jim's Update
To read the General Manager's update on GCCC Budget and how the SGC features in it, click here!

Coming Soon

Watch out for the following events coming up in the next 3 months!
October November December
Coolangatta Markets & Currumbin Valley Markets 10th & 24th and 31st Oct Kirra Surf Stock 12-14th November Kirra Kite FestivaI - NEW! 20-21st November NIB Coolangatta Gold 7th November Christmas Carols Date TBA New Years Eve Fireworks 31st December
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