Is your business prepared for Chinese payment systems to capitalise on the expenditure of this growing tourism market? Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ) is hosting a Chinese Payment Masterclass on the Gold Coast on November 21, aimed at helping small businesses to understand the importance of payment apps like Alipay and UnionPay to the Chinese market - and how to unlock the spend potential of Chinese travellers for your business.. ..
The City of Gold Coast has opened consultation on amendments to the City Plan. Southern Gold Coast locals are urged to view the proposed changes and have your say on shaping our unique part of the City so that our region continues to grow in line with the expectations of our local residents, visitors and businesses. ..
Bendigo Community Bank® branches on the Gold Coast have joined forces with former Ironman Champion, Surf lifesaver and Defibrillator Ambassador, Guy Leech from Heart180 to install 14 life-saving community defib units in Gold Coast businesses and community clubs. ..
Work has commenced on council’s Kirra Boardwalk renewal project which will affect traffic around Kirra Headland for several months. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO Josh Martin joined other Southern Gold Coast business leaders last month at a development workshop facilitated by the Southern Cross University School of Business and Tourism for academic staff to hear directly from industry about the capabilities graduates needs to succeed in their careers. ..
Welcome to the October edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 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. ..
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. ..
Surf Life Saving Australia has announced a new event, Beach Warrior, is coming to Coolangatta and Kirra Beach on Saturday 12 October during the 2019 Coolangatta Gold - giving the general public a fun and exciting opportunity to be involved in the athletic celebration of the Coolangatta Gold weekend. ..
The two-day SandTunes Music Festival previously slated for Coolangatta Beach later this year has been moved to Metricon Stadium in Carrara following talks between the State Government and the promoter, TEG Dainty. ..
The 17th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival is just around the corner, from 13 – 22 September, 2019, and this year’s program is packed with walks, talks, workshops and masterclasses for all ages. ..
Welcome to the September edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..
Queensland X-Ray has opened at the newly refurbished Airport Central building fronting the Gold Coast Highway and Terminal Drive, offering state-of-the-art medical imaging including MRI, CT, ultrasound and mammography services to the Southern Gold Coast. ..
Welcome to the August edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..
As the provider of around 800 services to our local community, City of Gold Coast is inviting you to have your say on your experience as a customer. ..
Gold Coast Airport’s volunteer ambassadors have jumped behind the company’s longest-standing partnership, with a 30-strong group competing in the 5.7km Gold Coast Airport Fun Run at the Gold Coast Marathon in July. ..
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. ..
Currumbin’s own Surf World Gold Coast celebrated its 10th anniversary in June. ..
Welcome to the budget edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..