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CSGC Announces New CEO

Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The Board of Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) has announced the appointment of Josh Martin as the organisation’s new CEO, following the retirement of Peter Doggett.  ..

First ‘By The C’ Concert a Great Success

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Queen Elizabeth Park came alive on Saturday 2 February as more than 6000 concert-goers rocked out at the first By The C. ..

Construction Begins on Gold Coast Airport Rydges Hotel

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Work has started on a $50 million Rydges-branded hotel at Gold Coast Airport, which is a milestone in the development and activation of the precinct. ..

Balter wins GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers for second year

Posted on Monday, February 04, 2019

Currumbin’s Balter Beer has retained its top title in the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers for the second year. ..

St Helens Opens at Kirra

Posted on Friday, February 01, 2019

The doors to Kirra’s newest eatery are now open, bringing a vibrant yet simplistic American inspired menu to the Southern Gold Coast.  ..

Bleach* Farewell’s Louise Bezzina

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Louise Bezzina, the creator of Bleach*, The Gold Coast Festival, has announced her retirement from the iconic festival in May 2019 to take up the role of Artistic Director of Brisbane Festival. ..

New Digital Marketing Program Launches for Tourism Businesses

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Tourism operators are invited to participate in a new Digital Ready program to move their business to a higher standard of performance in the digital age.  ..

Kirra Boardwalk Set for Major Upgrade

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Kirra’s iconic boardwalk will be closed to the public from May 2019 as it undergoes major upgrades. ..

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Announces New Suite of Community Courses

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has announced a new suite of Community Courses, endeavouring to provide wildlife skills to community members. ..

CSGC CEO Peter Doggett – 44 Years Promoting the Gold Coast

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tourism industry stalwart and CEO of Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC), Peter Doggett, has announced his retirement, effective from 22 February, 2019.  ..

Business Success Case Study: Dino & Kate Georgakopoulos from Xenia Grill

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dino and Kate Georgakopoulos opened their restaurant, Xenia Greek Grill, under Coolangatta's Beach House Resort in 2016, bringing a much-needed injection of Greek street food to the Coolangatta dining scene. Three years after opening the doors, they knew they needed to take the time to reflect on their business and what it needed to ensure they continued their success. The Business Success program run by CSGC and TAFE Queensland provided the opportunity they were looking for.  ..

Division 14 Update from Cr. O'Neill

Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019

Happy New Year and welcome to the first edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter for 2019. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..

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. ..

Video Highlights Southern Gold Coast Region

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

A new promotional video has been made, highlighting all there is to love about the Southern Gold Coast regions of Coolangatta and Kirra. ..

By The C brings John Farnham to Coolangatta’s shores

Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

By the C recently announced an additional concert to the calendar, coming to Coolangatta’s Queen Elizabeth Park on Saturday 16 March, 2019.  ..

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. ..

Wild Skies Launches at Currumbin Sanctuary in 2019

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

The amazing new Wild Skies Free Flight Bird Show will take flight at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from New Year’s Day, 1 January, 2019 ..

Gold Coast Airport marks expansion milestone

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018

Another step in the expansion of Gold Coast Airport has been taken, with the successful installation of a giant new stormwater unit – the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. ..

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. ..

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