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Southern Gold Coast Police Beat

Posted on Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Valuables attract thieves ..

2018 Australian SUP Titles Schedule Announced

Posted on Monday, June 04, 2018

The Australian SUP Titles will return to Currumbin in 2018, with the National event held from 9 – 13 November. ..

Chris Robbins Book Giveaway Winner Announced

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Last month we featured the launch of the first novel by former Division 14 Councillor, Chris Robbins. ..

Currumbin RSL Takes Sustainability to the Next Level

Posted on Monday, May 28, 2018

Dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint, Currumbin RSL has taken their sustainability practices to the next level with the introduction of two new initiatives, this month welcoming the Aussie Powernator and PulpMaster to the club.  ..

Borobi Donates $100,000 to Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Posted on Monday, May 28, 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Mascot Borobi has donated $100,000 to the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital to help save the lives of hundreds of koalas. ..

What’s On at Cooly Rocks On™ 2018

Posted on Friday, May 25, 2018

The nostalgic festival celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ - bigger and better than ever, June 6 to 10, 2018. ..

Small Business Opportunity through Griffith University

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Are you a tourism small business wanting to create and capture value? Would you like some proposals from final year tourism students to help you? ..

SGC Profile – Marie Phillips, Owner – Hidden and Havana

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Originally a software entrepreneur, Marie Phillips was inspired by the personal stories and interaction with people that hospitality provides, leading her to sell her company in 2015 and make the move into the café and venue industry. ..

Support your feet at Gold Coast student-led pedorthics clinic

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bunions, foot ulcerations and corns are not often spoken about in polite company, but Southern Cross University pedorthics students will make them front and centre at a fortnightly clinic dedicated to helping people get back onto their feet. ..

Airport extends helping hand to community groups

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Gold Coast Airport is calling on local community groups to apply for funding under its third annual Community Benefit Fund. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ announces a rocking 2018 festival line up

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ will return bigger and better than ever from June 6 to 10, 2018. ..

Southern Gold Coast Celebrates Tourism Week

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The inaugural Tourism Week will kick off across the Gold Coast from 1 – 7 July and the Southern Gold Coast will be joining the festivities. ..

Billy Cart Grand Prix Rolls into Cooly

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

A new event is hitting the streets at this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. The Billy Cart Grand Prix will see local school groups and enthusiasts from around the country slide down Boundary Street on Billy Carts over two big weekends in June.  ..

Volunteer at Cooly Rocks On™ 2018

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Over 50 volunteers have registered to shake rattle and roll into Coolangatta for the annual Cooly Rocks On™ Festival in June. Several are Gameshaper volunteers who caught the ‘bug’ of event volunteering playing their part during the Commonwealth Games held across the city in April. ..

SGC Represented at ATE in Adelaide

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

The Southern Gold Coast was represented at the annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) held in Adelaide in April. Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Peter Doggett, attended the four day event which saw 2,000 overseas buyers and Australian sellers converge on the Adelaide Convention Centre.  ..

Games Time Wraps up for SGC

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games held from 4 – 15 April brought several high profile events to the Southern Gold Coast which were attended by tens of thousands of spectators.  ..

Chris Robbins Launches First Book

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Former Division 14 Councillor, Chris Robbins, has written her first book since retiring from public life. The fictional crime novel, Drowning in a Sea of Duplicity, was launched at Surf World Gold Coast in April. ..

Accommodation Houses Invited to Participate in New Research Initiative

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with STR Global to encourage local operators to participate in the Free Hotel Survey Report.  ..

Surfing Australia Farewell’s CEO Andrew Stark

Posted on Tuesday, May 01, 2018

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. ..

SGC Attracts Singaporean Students

Posted on Tuesday, May 01, 2018

The Southern Gold Coast once again welcomed a group of students from Singapore in April through the nanoKnowledge Pathways to Excellence project, a program that specialises in developing innovative curriculum for learning journeys internationally.  ..

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