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Have your Say on Proposed City Plan Updates

Posted on Monday, October 09, 2017

The City of Gold Coast has launched public consultation on the first major updates to the City Plan. Southern Gold Coast residents are invited to have their say on major updates that are proposed to the City Plan content, with a section on the Tugun Village character.  ..

Celebrate Christmas at Timezone Coolangatta

Posted on Monday, October 09, 2017

The end of the year is fast approaching, and Southern Gold Coast business can let the good times roll by celebrating the silly season with special Christmas function packages available at Timezone Coolangatta. ..

Federal Member Visits New CSGC Office

Posted on Monday, October 09, 2017

It was a pleasure to welcome Federal Member for McPherson and Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews MP, to our new Coolangatta offices this month.  ..

Get the inside scoop on GC2018

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2017

Residents can now get a special behind the scenes look at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games preparation in a series of events being held at City Libraries. ..

Changed Traffic Conditions During Masters Road National Championships

Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2017

On Sunday 29 October, Australia’s best cyclists will compete in the Masters Road National Championships, an 18.7 km loop closed-road race from the Currumbin Beachfront to Elanora and out through Currumbin Valley.  ..

Gold Coast Open House Returns in November

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The third annual Gold Coast Open House will be bigger than ever before with around 40 buildings, places and spaces set to unlock doors and open areas usually closed to the public on Saturday 4 November 2017. ..

New Kropp Park Bridge Opens

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The new bride connecting Kropp Park and Len Wort Park in Tugun is now open. The five metre wide bridge was opened in September by Mayor Tom Tate and Division 14 Councillor Gail O’Neill. ..

Competition Launches for $15,000 in Funding from Tugun Community Bank

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017

To celebrate the 15th year of the Tugun Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank, the branch has launched a competition to provide $15,000 in funding to community projects in the local region. ..

Farewell to Coolangatta Surf Club’s Bryan Jones

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017

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.  ..

SGC Profile – Greg Howell, Climate Wave Enterprises

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017

Greg Howell started his path towards environmental advocacy surfing along Victoria’s coastline in the early 1970’s. In 1989 he attended his first No Nukes Rally in Sydney, and then gave into the temptation of surfing in warmer waters of the Gold Coast in 1992, where his passion flourished, and he has been an environmental campaigner ever since. ..

Opera Wows Coolangatta Crowds

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017

Opera Australia’s Opera on the Beach – Aida was a roaring success, held on the Southern Gold Coast at Coolangatta Beach over six magical nights from 21 – 30 September.  ..

The Gold Coast: an event powerhouse

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

The Gold Coast has taken out a major award at a prestigious international events competition. ..

Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber Holds AGM

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce held its first Annual General Meeting as a newly combined Chamber on Thursday 7 September at the Currumbin RSL.   ..

Operators Benefit from Inbound Symposium

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017

Southern Gold Coast and Northern NSW tourism operators attended the first Asian Inbound Tourism Symposium held by Connecting Southern Gold Coast and Destination Tweed at Southern Cross University last week.  ..

Local Businesses Invited to Business Consultation Workshop

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Study Gold Coast is inviting local businesses to participate in the free Business Consultation Workshop from 8:00 – 9:30am on Thursday 21 September and engage in the scoping phase of the Gold Coast City Employability Program. ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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PNG’s National Beach Volleyball Team Trains on Coolangatta Courts

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017

Papua New Guinea’s National Beach Volleyball team has identified Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts as the training hub that will allow them to best prepare for the Commonwealth Games Oceania Qualification Event in Vanuatu in December 2017.  ..

Connecting Southern Gold Coast Moves to The Strand

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has a new home. Now located on Level 2 at The Strand at Coolangatta, the new CSGC offices place us directly in the heart of the city’s southern CBD. ..

SGC Profile – Kelly Nyssen – Owner, Kelly Lane Homewares

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2017

From humble beginnings making homemade Christmas gifts in a garage, Currumbin’s own Kelly Lane has evolved into one of Australia’s leading gift and homeware wholesalers. ..

Southern Gold Coast Represented at DestinationQ

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Almost 300 tourism and events delegates from across Queensland met at the annual DestinationQ conference in Toowoomba last month. The Gold Coast was well represented overall with 15 delegates from Connecting Southern Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise Alliance, Broadbeach Alliance, and Gold Coast Tourism.  ..

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