Dust Temple at Currumbin hosted the annual Empty Bowls Gold Coast project in September, raising $20,000 for local organisation Agape Outreach as part of a worldwide initiative to raise funds and awareness for the homeless and hungry. ..
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 Southern Gold Coast’s biggest annual cycling event, the Tour de Valley, returns for its 8th year on Sunday October 20, with early bird entries now open. ..
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. ..
The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training administers grants to support small businesses in Queensland to grow and thrive. These grants provide a range of options to assist businesses with coaching, advice, increasing digital capacity or purchasing specialised equipment to achieve high-growth potential. ..
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. ..
While the last ring of rock and roll has barely left town following the success of Cooly Rocks On 2019 in June, our festival team is already looking ahead to 2020 - celebrating the 10th year of our annual nostalgia festival from 3-7 June, 2020. ..
Welcome to the August edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. ..
With consumers increasingly sourcing gourmet foods from artisan producers across the state, the Queensland Government, through the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT), is making grants available specifically to artisan food and non-alcoholic beverage producers. ..
Two adventurers took on the ultimate outdoor challenge in July, walking the 10 Great Walks of Queensland in just 10 days. ..
SandTunes Music Festival has announced its lineup of international superstars heading to our shores for the two-day festival to be held at Coolangatta Beach later this year on Saturday November 30 and Sunday December 1, 2019. ..
Coolangatta has welcomed some new additions to its café and dining scene this month. ..
For the first time in 2019, the Southern Gold Coast will host the city’s Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride on Sunday 29 September, as hundreds of distinguished gentlefolk don their cravats, tweak their moustaches, press their tweed and sit astride their classic and vintage styled motorcycles to raise funds and awareness for men’s health. ..