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Division 14 Update from Cr. O'Neill - February

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Welcome to the February edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..

Construction Begins on Gold Coast Airport Rydges Hotel

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Work has started on a $50 million Rydges-branded hotel at Gold Coast Airport, which is a milestone in the development and activation of the precinct. ..

Balter wins GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers for second year

Posted on Monday, February 04, 2019

Currumbin’s Balter Beer has retained its top title in the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers for the second year. ..

Southern Gold Coast Police Beat - Who’s chatting to your kids?

Posted on Monday, February 04, 2019

With the advent of social media, smart phones and easier access to the internet, the ability of parents to monitor their children’s activity is being tested more than ever before.   ..

St Helens Opens at Kirra

Posted on Friday, February 01, 2019

The doors to Kirra’s newest eatery are now open, bringing a vibrant yet simplistic American inspired menu to the Southern Gold Coast.  ..

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. ..

New Digital Marketing Program Launches for Tourism Businesses

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Tourism operators are invited to participate in a new Digital Ready program to move their business to a higher standard of performance in the digital age.  ..

Tugun to Bilinga Oceanway Officially Opens

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Travelling from Tugun to Bilinga has never looked so good as the missing piece of the Currumbin to Coolangatta Oceanway is now officially open.

The 1.7km path commenced construction last July and was officially opened by State Government Minister Mark Bailey (Minister for Transport and Main Roads), Acting Mayor Donna Gates and Cr Gail O’Neill at a free community celebration in January.

Costing $4 million, the shared path provides an oceanfront link for pedestrians and cyclists between Toolona Street, Tugun and the Bilinga Surf Life Saving Club.

Full details about the project can be found online here..

Kirra Boardwalk Set for Major Upgrade

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Kirra’s iconic boardwalk will be closed to the public from May 2019 as it undergoes major upgrades. ..

New Era for Surf World Surf Museum

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Surf World Gold Coast has announced the election of a new committee at the 2019 AGM on 9 January. ..

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Announces New Suite of Community Courses

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has announced a new suite of Community Courses, endeavouring to provide wildlife skills to community members. ..

CSGC CEO Peter Doggett – 44 Years Promoting the Gold Coast

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tourism industry stalwart and CEO of Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC), Peter Doggett, has announced his retirement, effective from 22 February, 2019.  ..

Business Success Case Study: Dino & Kate Georgakopoulos from Xenia Grill

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dino and Kate Georgakopoulos opened their restaurant, Xenia Greek Grill, under Coolangatta's Beach House Resort in 2016, bringing a much-needed injection of Greek street food to the Coolangatta dining scene. Three years after opening the doors, they knew they needed to take the time to reflect on their business and what it needed to ensure they continued their success. The Business Success program run by CSGC and TAFE Queensland provided the opportunity they were looking for.  ..

Division 14 Update from Cr. O'Neill

Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019

Happy New Year and welcome to the first edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..

Building C Officially Opens at Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2018

Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus was proud to officially open its newest building in a ceremony officiated by the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology and the federal member for McPherson on Thursday, 13 December, 2018. ..

CSGC Office Christmas Hours

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Connecting Southern Gold Coast office will close on Friday 21 December at 5pm and reopen on Monday 7 January at 9am for the Christmas and New Year period.  ..

7,000 Celebrate Christmas in Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Coolangatta was buzzing with Christmas spirit on Sunday 9 December at the annual Coolangatta Christmas Carols, with an estimated 7,000 people turning out to enjoy the perfect weather under our Southern Gold Coast skies.  ..

Division 14 Update from Cr. O'Neill

Posted on Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Welcome to the Christmas edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..

Bread N Butter Reopens

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

Kirra’s favourite Bread N Butter has reopened after a two year hiatus, bigger and better than ever. ..

Video Highlights Southern Gold Coast Region

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

A new promotional video has been made, highlighting all there is to love about the Southern Gold Coast regions of Coolangatta and Kirra. ..

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