Global Wave Conference 2020 Achieves STOKE Certification

Posted on Tuesday, May 05, 2020

The 6th biennial Global Wave Conference held in February 2020 at Southern Cross University in Bilinga has become the first Australian event to be STOKE certified.  ..

2020 Global Wave Conference Announces Opening Speaker

Posted on Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Next year’s Global Wave Conference has announced climate change champion Sophie Taylor-Price will make the opening address to local, national and international delegates at the conference to be hosted at Southern Cross University on the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

Moolies and Doolies Celebrate on Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Parents of Schoolies will be celebrating on the Southern Gold Coast with their own new event while their school-leavers party in Surfers Paradise later this month.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Leaders Share Insights with SCU

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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.  ..

Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride Rolls into Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2019

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.  ..

Global Wave Conference 2020 Confirms Attenborough’s Submarine Man as International Keynote Speaker

Posted on Friday, July 12, 2019

Next year’s Global Wave Conference has been given a huge international boost with the addition of Mark Taylor the Ocean X Submarine Man for David Attenborough’s Blue Ocean documentary series. ..

Entertainment Lines Up for Cooly Rocks On

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast’s biggest festival is just around the corner, hitting Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed from June 3 – 13. Whether it is music, cars or family fun, there is no shortage of events and entertainment to suit all ages.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Hosts Business Learning Forum

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on the Southern Gold Coast are being invited to a Learning Forum on Saturday 14 May, 2016 at the Currumbin RSL, from 8am to 2pm. ..

World-First Solar Powered Surf Festival Hits Waves at Duranbah

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2016

A world-first carbon neutral surfing event is being held at Duranbah on Sunday 24 April as part of the Gold and Tweed Coast’s Student Surf Festival 2016. ..

Paddleboards and Pilates Meet on Currumbin Creek

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A new craze to hit our Southern Gold Coast waterways, SUP pilates combines stand up paddleboarding and pilates on Currumbin Creek. It joins the host of weekly activities out on the water, providing options for locals and visitors to keep fit and active. ..

Nominations Open for 2016 Queensland Tourism Awards

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Local tourism businesses and event organisers are invited to nominate for the 2016 Queensland Tourism Awards (QTA).  ..

SCU students ‘WIL-ing’ and able

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation.  ..

CSGC Profile – Wendy Handley – Chair, Tugun Community Bank

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Tugun resident Wendy Handley has been the Chair of the Tugun Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank for the past four years, having served on the Board since 2007 and being a foundation shareholder of the Bank since it opened its doors in 2003.  ..

Forum to Meet the Division 14 Candidates

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with Southern Cross University at Bilinga to host a free forum on Thursday March 10 to ‘Meet the Candidates’ for Division 14 in the upcoming local government election. The forum will allow each candidate to discuss their priorities for the region. Registrations are essential. ..

TEQ Chairman Bob East Meets SGC Tourism Industry

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The newly appointed Chair of Tourism Events Queensland, Gold Coast local and Mantra CEO Bob East, addressed the Southern Gold Coast tourism industry last month at Skål International Southern Gold Coast’s October breakfast at the Currumbin RSL.  ..

New Women’s Business Networking Group Launches

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

A new networking group is launching for women in business on the Southern Gold Coast. Southern Business Women Connect is hosting their inaugural event on Friday 16 October with a luncheon at the Currumbin RSL, featuring a panel of local businesswomen sharing their stories and experiences in business.    ..

Tugun Community Bank Introduces Community POS

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

The Tugun Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank is making it easier for community groups to raise funds with the introduction of Communtity POS. The wireless electronic POS equipment is now available as a low cost solution for local clubs and organisations to accept real time card payments at events, sign on days, school fetes and fundraisers. ..

New Bulk Billed ATSI Health Clinic at Bilinga

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

Kalwun Health Service has recently opened a new clinic at Airport Central in Bilinga, providing bulk billed health services to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community. The clinic will provide GP, Allied Health and Specialist services. ..

Southern Gateway Advisory Committee Formed

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The newly commissioned Southern Gateway Advisory Committee has commenced, an initiative of Division 14 Councillor Chris Robbins. The much anticipated committee has met for the first time and announced Drew Steptoe, CEO of the Kirra Beach Hotel, as the inaugural chair. 

Drew will chair the group, joined by Cr Robbins, Mayor Tom Tate and Gail O’Neill, President of the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce, as standing members of the committee.   ..

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation Gala Dinner

Posted on Monday, March 09, 2015

Save the Date – the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation Gala Dinner is on Friday 29 May 2015 at Jupiters Casino in Broadbeach. The annual fundraiser supports the fantastic work of our local Wildlife Hospital, with the chance to bid on one of the giant koala sculptures as part of the Animals with Attitude community art event.   ..

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