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SGC Profile – Robin Ormerod, Founder and Managing Director – Envirosuite

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Arriving in Brisbane in 1981 after working as a scientist at CSIRO in Melbourne, Robin Ormerod found there was little demand for his meteorology qualifications and long range weather forecasting in his new hometown in the Sunshine State. Instead, he was asked to work in air quality, and a somewhat accidental career in environmental consulting followed. ..

Envirotech Interns Available for Work Placement

Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Local businesses now have access to Envirotech Education’s Accelerator Program participants, a work placement initiative that helps both learners and businesses get ahead. ..

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.  ..

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 Thursday, November 09, 2017

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.  ..

Tugun Fruit Market Switches to Solar

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tugun Fruit Market has made the switch to solar, enabling them to not only save money, but also significantly reduce their carbon footprint. ..

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. ..

Currumbin Camp School Opens New Accommodation

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Currumbin Valley’s Camp School has recently announced a $1 million accommodation extension to their campus. ..

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Doors to the Public

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital will once again open its doors to the public at their annual Open Day from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Sunday 27 August.  ..

Currumbin RSL Receives EarthCheck Accreditation

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Currumbin RSL has recently completed the EarthCheck Evaluate Plus program, an accreditation that recognises the club amongst a global group of operators for their ongoing improvement of environmental and sustainable practices. ..

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. ..

Currumbin RSL Goes Green

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Currumbin RSL is leading the way with their clean and green approach, hoping to not only inspire individuals but other businesses within the hospitality industry to implement sustainability initiatives. ..

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. ..

CSGC Profile – Katie Barton-Harvey, Sustainability Marketing Manager, GOLDOC

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Katie Barton-Harvey, a proud Southern Gold Coast local, is the Sustainability Marketing Manager at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC). Part of the GOLDOC team since 2013, Katie shares the vision and actions already taken to achieve the Games’ ambitious sustainability legacy.  ..

Business Group Forms to Improve Currumbin Industrial Area

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

A new business group, Up the Creek, has formed to improve the safety, amenity and experiences on offer in the Currumbin Industrial Area. Up the Creek representatives cover a range of businesses from Balter Brewery and Dust Temple to the Currumbin RSL.  ..

Boost your Business with Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Contribute to the local community, give back to the planet and boost your business by attending a free seminar on The Secrets of Success by Sustainability.  ..

Currumbin to Host International Surfing Symposium Next Month

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc., will host the International Surfing Symposium in Currumbin to promote the sport and its direct relevance to critical issues such as ocean conservation and maintaining beach and surf amenity. ..

Division 14 Newsletter from Cr Gail O'Neill

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

The latest newsletter from Cr Gail O'Neill has arrived and has up to date news from Division 14, straight from the Councillor's desk. ..

Ninebot Tours Commence in Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Coolangatta now has a new, unique tour for visitors and locals to enjoy, with the launch of Australia Ninebot Coolangatta. The Ninebot is the latest technology in electric balancing vehicles and this is the first and only guided Segway tour of Coolangatta, featuring the southern beaches of the 8th World Surfing Reserve.  ..

Photo Winner Tait Whitelaw Shares Shots of Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Winner of the inaugural Scoot Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition, Tait Whitelaw is no stranger to the Southern Gold Coast. The Elanora local spends plenty of time shooting local scenes and landscapes, and was generous enough to share his story and some more photos with us this month.  ..

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