Next year marks the Centenary of Coolangatta State School – first established on Kirra Hill in 1919, now the Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre, and the present school at Staplyton Street, Kirra established in 1977. Local businesses are being encouraged to take part in the celebrations in February 2019. ..
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. ..
After graduating from the University in Canberra in 2003 and completing a few years of public service, Michael Sullivan moved to the Gold Coast in 2005 for a change of scenery. ..
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. ..
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. ..
Hutchinson Builders is a fifth generation family business and Australia’s largest privately owned construction company. Celebrating 105 years in business this July, the local office has found a new home, planting their roots in the heart of Coolangatta’s CBD. ..
One of the biggest reunions of world renowned international boardriding club, WindanSea will be held from 6:30pm at Currumbin RSL on Thursday 2 March, 2017. ..
After a $3 million restoration, the historic Currumbin Creek Footbridge has been reopened. The 113 year old bridge holds a rich history and heritage value to the Gold Coast and has now been conserved for future generations to enjoy. ..
August 2016 marks the 50 year anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam. A commemorative pop up museum will be on display at the Currumbin RSL from Monday 15 August through to Friday 19 August, showcasing unique artefacts, photos and footage shared by Vietnam veterans. ..
ANZAC Day 2016 was again an important day on the Southern Gold Coast calendar, with Currumbin RSL’s commemorative efforts creating a strong sense of remembrance for our local community and beyond. ..
The ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Currumbin is an iconic event which attracts thousands to Elephant Rock each year – with images of the service beamed across the world. ..
It’s now one of the most iconic attractions on the Gold Coast and a major drawcard for international tourists to our region, but the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has come a long way from its original intent in the back yard of founder Alex Griffiths. ..