Southern Gold Coast resident Mick Fanning has formally retired from the sport of surfing having concluded his career with three outstanding World Championship titles. ..
The Gold Coast will host a major surfing conference in 2020, attracting up to 400 experts from around the world. ..
AirAsia and Australia’s leading surfing bodies recently announced a joint partnership that will see the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier become Surfing’s Official Airline Partner in Australia. ..
After graduating from the University in Canberra in 2003 and completing a few years of public service, Michael Sullivan moved to the Gold Coast in 2005 for a change of scenery. ..
The Gold Coast’s premier arts and culture festival, Bleach* is returning from 29 March to 15 April, bigger and better than ever. ..
Dust off the safari suit, throw on a shift dress and get the platforms out - the 1970s retro film Swinging Safari is launching in cinemas this week and the Southern Gold Coast is getting right into the swinging spirit. ..
Coolangatta was buzzing with Christmas spirit on Sunday as Santa made a grand entrance for the crowd at the Coolangatta Christmas Carols, presented by The Strand. ..
There are a range of works and events ongoing and coming up in Southern Gold Coast over the next few months as we get set for the games. Keep up-to-date with the latest news from Cr Gail O'Neill. ..
A group of around 120 Canadian Flight Centre travel agents converged on Coolangatta this month, hitting the sand and the waves for a true Southern Gold Coast experience. ..
Gold Coast Airport has announced plans to construct a $50 million Rydges hotel at the airport - which will be a game changer for the airport and the Southern Gold Coast. ..
Despite the rain, the Gold Coast Festival of Kites saw a range of kites of all shapes, sizes and colours take to the skies on Saturday 21 October at Kirra Beach. ..
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 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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
SWELL Sculpture Festival have released their immersive program of free and ticketed events that will be held throughout the Festival from 8 – 17 September. ..
A shared moment between two creative minds in 2002 has seen the birth of not just one of the Southern Gold Coast’s leading festivals, but an internationally renowned exhibition that captures the hearts and minds of all who visit. ..
The Southern Gold Coast played host to the 2017 QCC MP Classic from 8-9 July, with the world-class beach breaks serving up some perfect conditions for both the competitors and spectators. ..
Daniel McKenzie | Tweed Daily News
Image: Scott Powick
STUCK at boarding school in the 1960s, a blonde haired, bright eyed surfer had pipe dreams matched in size only by a sport about to explode. But before lighting the flame for the evolution of surfing media and before he became Andy Mac, a young Andrew McKinnon sat in that classroom at The Southport School determined to pave his own path in the sport he loved. ..