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7,000 Celebrate Christmas in Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Coolangatta was buzzing with Christmas spirit on Sunday 9 December at the annual Coolangatta Christmas Carols, with an estimated 7,000 people turning out to enjoy the perfect weather under our Southern Gold Coast skies.  ..

Division 14 Update from Cr. O'Neill

Posted on Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Welcome to the Christmas edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..

Artist Entries for SWELL 2019 Now Open

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

SWELL Sculpture Festival is calling for artists to apply for the 17th annual event to be held along Currumbin Beach from 13 – 22 September, 2019. ..

Level Up Studio + Gallery Opens at The Strand

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

Young emerging artists have a new home on the Southern Gold Coast, with the Level Up Studio + Gallery now open at The Strand at Coolangatta. ..

Carols Return to Cooly

Posted on Monday, November 05, 2018

Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas on Sunday 9 December as the iconic free Coolangatta Christmas Carols returns.  ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Festival delivers for the Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, November 02, 2018

New data released shows the Gold Coast’s iconic Cooly Rocks On™ Festival generated more than $6 million for the local economy this year. ..

Tugun Lights Up This Christmas

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

The annual Tugun Lights Up returns in December to kick off a month long celebration of Christmas in Tugun Village. ..

WSL Changes Dates of Quiksilver and Roxy Pro in 2019

Posted on Friday, October 05, 2018

The World Surf League (WSL) has released its 2019 Championship Tour calendars for the men’s and women’s surfing tours, announcing that the 2019 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks will be moved from the traditional March period to April 3 - 13, 2019 - coinciding with Queensland school holidays. ..

Southern Gold Coast’s most interesting buildings open their doors

Posted on Friday, September 21, 2018

The fourth annual Gold Coast Open House will open the doors of interesting and architecturally significant buildings and locations, inviting the public to take a behind the scenes look at places they may have only glimpsed from the street on Saturday 27 October 2018. ..

SWELL Award Winners Announced

Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018

Dion Parker and Andrew Cullen were announced as the winners of this year’s major Neumann Family SWELL Sculpture Award, taking top honours and $15,000 amongst a total prize pool of more than $25,000 at the 16th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. ..

SWELL Returns to Currumbin in September

Posted on Monday, September 03, 2018

Currumbin Beach will transform into an outdoor gallery this week as curated works to inspire and provoke will be on exhibition between 14 - 23 September at SWELL Sculpture Festival.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Police Beat

Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2018

Queensland Road Safety Week – Speak up for Road Safety ..

Bleach* Takes Top Title for TIDE

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Our very own Bleach* Festival has been recognised as the best in the country, taking home the win for the Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production at the 18th Annual Helpmann Awards for the production of TIDE.  ..

Cooly Rocked in 2018

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

An estimated 115,000 festival-goers converged on Coolangatta for five days and nights from June 6 – 10, celebrating everything there is to love about the 50s, 60s and 70s during this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. ..

What’s On at Cooly Rocks On™ 2018

Posted on Friday, May 25, 2018

The nostalgic festival celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ - bigger and better than ever, June 6 to 10, 2018. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ announces a rocking 2018 festival line up

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ will return bigger and better than ever from June 6 to 10, 2018. ..

Volunteer at Cooly Rocks On™ 2018

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Over 50 volunteers have registered to shake rattle and roll into Coolangatta for the annual Cooly Rocks On™ Festival in June. Several are Gameshaper volunteers who caught the ‘bug’ of event volunteering playing their part during the Commonwealth Games held across the city in April. ..

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.  ..

Catch the Games on the Big Screen at Currumbin RSL

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

With live Games action on the big screens, international performers, delicious food, promotions and the best seats in the house for the Games Road and Cycling Races, Currumbin RSL is the place to be during GC2018. ..

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. ..

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