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Cooly Rocks On™ is back in 2018

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ is returning to our seaside suburb from 6 – 10 June.  ..

Surf World Welcomes New Chair

Posted on Friday, April 06, 2018

Surf World Gold Coast recently welcomed Rob Ryan into the role of Chair, bringing with him passion, drive and belief in what the local museum does.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Welcomes Commonwealth Games

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games comes to town from 4 - 15 April, the Southern Gold Coast will play host to numerous events in some of the Gold Coast’s most picturesque settings; Coolangatta and Currumbin. ..

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.  ..

Coolangatta Precinct Gets Set for the Games

Posted on Wednesday, March 07, 2018

The largest multi-sport event to be held in Australia this decade is coming to the Gold Coast from 4 – 15 April.  ..

Mural Transforms SCU’s Bilinga Campus

Posted on Thursday, March 01, 2018

World-renowned Australian artist Guido van Helten will transform a 10-storey building overlooking North Kirra Beach at Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast campus this month.  ..

Bleach* Returns Bigger and Better in 2018

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018

The Gold Coast’s premier arts and culture festival, Bleach* is returning from 29 March to 15 April, bigger and better than ever.  ..

Gold Coast Airport Rolls Out Welcome Mat for GC2018

Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Gold Coast Airport is gearing up to provide a unique entertainment experience to thousands of Commonwealth Games athletes, officials and spectators as they arrive and depart the city for the biggest sporting event in its history.  ..

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.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Dives into 70s with Swinging Safari Release

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

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. ..

New Initiatives at The Surf Club Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Surf Club Coolangatta’s new General Manager, Steve Edgar, has introduced a raft of new initiatives since taking over the role from longstanding manager, Bryan Jones, in September this year.  ..

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.  ..

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.  ..

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. ..

SGC businesses invited to Tourism and the Chinese Dream Conference

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Southern Gold Coast tourism businesses are invited to attend the “Third East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream” at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Hotel from 23 to 25 of November 2017.  ..

Buskers by the Creek Announces First Artist Lineup

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Buskers by the Creek has announced the first 100 artists that will inspire and entertain at the 2017 Festival from 14 – 15 October. ..

In Focus: Photographer Brian Usher

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

This month we’re taking a leap off the pages with our regular My Office photographer, Brian Usher from Ocean Road Magazine, to share more of Brian’s photography work from near and far. ..

Cooly Rocked in 2017

Posted on Monday, July 03, 2017

An estimated 85,000 festival-goers converged on Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed for five days and nights from June 7 – 11, celebrating everything there is to love about the 50s and 60s during this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. ..

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