After 9 ½ years as CEO of Surfing Australia, Andrew Stark is leaving the organisation to take up a new role on the leadership team of the World Surf League. ..
Southern Gold Coast resident Mick Fanning has formally retired from the sport of surfing having concluded his career with three outstanding World Championship titles. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast has had a changing of the guard, with new Chair Greg Jenke taking over the reigns from Anne Stovin, who has resigned from the Board ahead of taking 12 months leave from her role as CEO of Currumbin RSL. ..
Senior Constable Kurt Foessel was awarded a District Officer’s Certificate at the Police Public Forum at Currumbin RSL on Thursday 23 November. ..
In recent months we saw the departure of long serving General Manager of the The Surf Club at Coolangatta, Bryan Jones, who served in the role for 17 years. Bryan was one of the longest serving Surf Club managers in Queensland, overseeing 17,000 members. ..
Are you interested in being involved with the Gold Coast Festival of Kites which will be held at Kirra on Saturday 21 October? ..
The Currumbin RSL has been named a recipient of the 2017 special round of the Supporting Younger Veterans grant. ..
More than 25 local business owners attended the Secrets of Success by Sustainability seminar at Currumbin RSL today, taking away tips to give back to the planet while also boosting business. ..
Australia’s coolest 50s and 60s Nostalgia Festival, Cooly Rocks On™ is just around the corner, kicking off from 7 - 11 June, 2017, and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the festival’s major sponsors. ..
The Mateship Run is returning to Currumbin for its third year on Sunday 30 April, 2017. This event is an opportunity to come together during ANZAC commemorations and recognise the extraordinary contribution the past and present Australian Defence Forces make, and raise funds for Soldier On. ..
Known as ‘The best little Club in the World’, Currumbin RSL has provided over $5 million back into the local community in the last five years. This phenomenal figure was announced during the presentation of the RSL’s Sustainability and Community Benefit Initiatives on March 2. ..
A huge supporter of our Southern Gold Coast events, the Rotary Club of Currumbin Coolangatta and Tweed was once again on hand at June's Cooly Rocks On festival - and they've reported some incredible statistics around the consumption of food. ..
Former CSGC Michael Tree was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Mayor Tom Tate last month at the city’s Council Chambers. Michael served six years on the Board of CSGC, including four years as Chair, and was honoured for his voluntary contribution to the Southern Gold Coast region. ..
CSGC has thanked economic development partner, Small Business Solutions/TAFE Queensland, for their long-standing commitment to supporting businesses in the region. CSGC has been promoting the Certificate 3 and 4 Small Business Management courses delivered by Small Business Solutions/TAFE to local small business stakeholders for the past three years, with over 50 local businesses taking advantage of the highly subsidised courses to date. ..
Sadly this month we say farewell to our CSGC Chairman, Michael Tree, who is stepping down at the end of his term. ..
It's been a real pleasure representing the residents and business community in Division 14 for the last 11 years and I thank everyone for their support. When you have such a wonderful community, full of caring people who volunteer their time and are willing to put up their hands to make the area a better place, it certainly makes the job a lot easier and I think we have had some wonderful outcomes.
Cooly Rocks On has elected a new Management Committee to carry the Festival forward in 2016 and beyond. Outgoing Chair Gail O’Neill has handed over the reins to Jimmy Maxwell, however Gail will continue as Vice Chair. An all new executive has been elected and several new members have joined the committee. ..
Over 400 guests attended the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner in May this year to raise funds and awareness in support of Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. The Animals with Attitude and Gala Dinner events successfully raised over $80,000 profit for the Foundation, but there is still a way to go to reach their target of $1 million a year to continue their fantastic work. ..
National fundraiser Melanoma March was successfully hosted on the Southern Gold Coast at The Strand at Coolangatta on Sunday 22 March. This was the first time the walk had been brought to Coolangatta at The Strand, assisted by CSGC, raising over $15,000 dollars for research into the deadly disease. ..
CSGC ran a fundraiser at several Bleach* Festival events in March to raise funds for the Kane Bennett Family Trust. Many may know Kane was tragically struck by lightning at Worongary during the freak storm on Saturday 31 January, and funds raised will go towards supporting Kane’s wife and two young children, Max and Bella. ..