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New Animal Encounter Launches at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2018

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new Lost Valley residents have become some of the most popular in the park and now visitors have the opportunity to get up close and personal with a troop of inquisitive and adorable Cotton-top Tamarins. ..

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.  ..

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. ..

DIVISION 14 UPDATE FROM CR. O'NEILL

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

There are a lot of exciting works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast as we get set for the Games and beyond. Keep up-to-date with what’s on by following my updates on facebook.com/gailoneilldivision14. ..

Sanctuary Opens Village Green Beer Garden for the Games

Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2018

Looking for something fun to do during the Games? Celebrate at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from the 4-15 April as the Village deck is transformed into a beer garden.  ..

Festival 2018 Comes to Town

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2018

Festival 2018 is coming to the Southern Gold Coast, bringing two events to Currumbin during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  ..

Cycling Masters Event Gives Currumbin Test Run for Games

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Masters Road National Championships were held in Currumbin on Sunday 29 October, a test event to prepare the city and the region for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April.  ..

Save the Date for Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017

Local businesses are invited to attend the Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce’s 2nd annual dinner on Friday 15 December, 2017. ..

New Be My Guest Workshops Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017

The BE MY GUEST program brings the city together to create that 'wow' guest experience leading up to, during and beyond the Games. ..

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. ..

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.  ..

CSGC and Destination Tweed Host Inbound Symposium at SCU

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast and Destination Tweed have partnered with Southern Cross University to host an Asian Inbound Tourism Symposium at SCU on Thursday 7 September, 2017. ..

What the 2017 Federal Budget Means for Local Business Operators

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local business owners are invited to attend an informative breakfast talk from 7:00am on Thursday 6 July from the Hon Karen Andrews, outlining what the 2017 Federal Budget means for local business owners and operators. ..

Success at Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

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. ..

Be My Guest Website Launches

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Gold Coast Tourism has announced the launch of the new ‘Be My Guest’ website, designed to inspire and educate locals to be exceptional hosts. ..

Crowds Enjoy Classic Surf Films at Kirra Hill

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Gold Coast Film Festival rolled through town in April and the Southern Gold Coast was proud to host back to back nights of outdoor cinema, screening Surf Classics at Kirra Hill Community Centre.  ..

Hidden Wine Bar Reopens in Tugun

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tugun’s own Hidden Wine Bar is making a return with a soft launch this Friday 7 April from 6:30pm, giving locals a taste of what is to come for the Southern Gold Coast favourite. ..

SGC Profile – Mal Sutherland, Chairman – Surf World Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017

Surfing stalwart Mal Sutherland is the Chairman of Surf World Gold Coast, the city’s first surf museum located in Currumbin. Part of the original steering committee set up in 2008, Mal has been the Chairman since the museum opened in March 2009 and has been involved with organising and running events, and maintaining the history of the industry that has shaped the city, in particular the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

SGC Sets Course to Become Most Sustainable Destination

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is partnering with global sustainability consultancy, EarthCheck, to position the Southern Gold Coast as a leading sustainable and lifestyle destination. ..

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