CSGC Office Closure

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017

The Connecting Southern Gold Coast office, now located at The Strand, will be closed from Friday 22 December, reopening on Monday 8 January, 2018 at 9.00am.  ..

Tugun Lights Up for Christmas

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017

The annual Tugun Lights Up event kicked off a month-long celebration of Christmas in Tugun with a free film night held at the Tugun Community Centre on Saturday 2 December.  ..

Santa Drops in for Coolangatta Carols

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017

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.  ..

Coolangatta Turns Green for Christmas Carols

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) is striving to make the upcoming Coolangatta Christmas Carols a plastic-free event, as the Southern Gold Coast moves towards becoming one of the world’s top sustainable destinations.  ..

Division 14 Update from Cr. O’Neill

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

There are a lot of exciting works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast over the next few months as we get set for the Games. Keep up-to-date with what’s on by following my updates on

The Strand Christmas Trading Hours

Posted on Monday, November 13, 2017

The Strand at Coolangatta is your one stop shop for all your Christmas shopping this year, with everything from groceries to gifts all under the one roof. ..

Volunteers Needed for Coolangatta Christmas Carols

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is calling for festive friendly faces to volunteer at the annual Coolangatta Christmas Carols on Sunday 10 December, 2017 at Queen Elizabeth Park.  ..

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. ..

Brighten Foster Kids' Faces this Christmas

Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Want to contribute to a good cause this Christmas? Purchase a small gift at The Strand and donate it to The Little Elves Project, aiming to brighten the faces of children in foster care on Christmas morning.  ..

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. ..

SGC Calling for Christmas Themed Stall Holders

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2017

Christmas is only four months away and preparations are already beginning for our annual Coolangatta Christmas Carols on Sunday 10 December, 2017 at Queen Elizabeth Park. ..

Tugun Lights Up Launch a Success

Posted on Monday, December 05, 2016

Despite dramatic displays of lightning and some rain showers, nothing could dampen the spirit of the Tugun community who came out in force on Saturday for the launch of the annual Tugun Lights Up celebration. The Street Party brought crowds into the heart of Tugun Village, with great support from the traders this year.  ..

CSGC Office Closure for Christmas

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

As we prepare for the end of the year, please note the CSGC office at Tugun will be closed from Wednesday 21 December, 2016 and reopen on Wednesday 4 January, 2017. We wish everyone in the region, including our business community, local residents and visitors to the Southern Gold Coast over this time, a very enjoyable Christmas and New Year period.    ..

Support Assistance Dogs Australia Christmas Appeal

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016

Are you organising or contributing to a Christmas Toy Drive this year and are unsure of what to donate? With Christmas fast approaching, Assistance Dogs Australia is seeking the assistance of the local community for their annual Christmas Appeal, a campaign that sees them selling toy puppies to raise much-needed funds. ..

Tugun Lights Up Again in 2016

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2016

Planning for the 2016 Tugun Lights Up is now in full swing, with a street party planned for Saturday 3 December to kick off a month long celebration of Christmas in Tugun Village. Businesses will again be lit up to create a festive atmosphere and bring the spirit of Christmas into the heart of the village for everyone to enjoy.   ..

CSGC Office Closure

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

With the festive season upon us, it is time to all take a much-needed break and recharge the batteries for 2016. The CSGC office will close on Wednesday 23rd December, and re-open on Monday 4th January. We wish everyone a healthy and happy holiday season and see you all in 2016.  ..

Christmas Message from Cr Chris Robbins

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents in Division 14 a happy festive season. I realise that many of you work in the tourism and hospitality sector, and so for you this may be a time of conflicting work and family responsibilities. However, I hope that you can find the time to down tools for a little while at least and spend precious moments with your family and friends, as these are, after all, the people who play the most important part in all of our lives. 

CSGC Office Closure

Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The Connecting Southern Gold Coast office will close on Tuesday 23rd December at 5pm and reopen on Wednesday 7th January at 9am for the Christmas and New Year period.  ..

Christmas Message from Cr Chris Robbins

Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

I take this opportunity to wish you and yours a lovely Christmas and hope that your festive season is filled with joy, family and fun.  ..

Tugun Lights Up for Christmas

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