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Coolangatta Hosts Weekend of Beach Filled Fun

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Coolangatta Beach will once again play host to the annual Coolangatta Gold on 15 – 16 October, with the new Cooly Classic Beach Volleyball Championships joining the lineup to make the 2016 event even bigger and better.   ..

Five Events Not to Miss in October

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016

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. ..

International Surfing Symposium Confirmed for 2017

Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016

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.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition Winner Announced

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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.  ..

Opera on the Beach to Return in 2017

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Coolangatta’s Opera on the Beach will return to our shores in September 2017, with six magical nights of Opera Australia’s ‘Aida’ performed on the country’s only beachside stage.  ..

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. ..

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. ..

Sanctuary Under the Stars

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016

The Currumbin Wildlife Hospital’s annual Foundation Gala Ball, ‘Sanctuary Under the Stars’ will be held on Saturday the 7th of May from 5:30pm. ..

World-First Solar Powered Surf Festival Hits Waves at Duranbah

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2016

A world-first carbon neutral surfing event is being held at Duranbah on Sunday 24 April as part of the Gold and Tweed Coast’s Student Surf Festival 2016. ..

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.  ..

March into Business Success

Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

CSGC’s Business Success Program gets underway in March, offering a series of weekly workshops culminating in the attendee gaining a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.  

Each 3 hour workshop is normally priced at $195, however the discounted price for Southern Gold Coast businesses is just $49 (incl GST) to complete the full qualification, representing great value for small business owners. ..

Exhibit at the Gold Coast Careers Expo

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival will feature a program of motivating, inspiring and interactive events throughout the Gold Coast from the 3rd-6th May.  ..

Forum to Meet the Division 14 Candidates

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with Southern Cross University at Bilinga to host a free forum on Thursday March 10 to ‘Meet the Candidates’ for Division 14 in the upcoming local government election. The forum will allow each candidate to discuss their priorities for the region. Registrations are essential. ..

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’s Inaugural Cycling Event Hit Top Speed

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The inaugural Kirra Criterium Classic hit the road on Saturday October 10 in an exciting event that captured the attention of countless cycling enthusiasts and the general public. The thrilling showdown included corner spills, sprint races and powerful finishes on a closed section of Kirra’s Musgrave Street.  
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Hidden Lines up Events For Summer

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Tugun’s newest night spot, Hidden, has released the details of their upcoming events for November and December. The wine and cocktail bar has been well-patronised by Southern Gold Coast locals and visitors since it opened in July, with new events ensuring the momentum continues through summer.
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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. ..

Gardening Expo Exceeds Expectations

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

The inaugural Botanical Bazaar Gardening Expo held at Currumbin RSL on August 30 was a huge success, with organisers reporting over 1,700 attendees throughout the day – making it the largest event ever hosted at the Currumbin RSL Events Rooms.   ..

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