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. ..

SGC Profile – Mike and Maggie Best – Managers, Meridian Tower

Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Mike and Maggie Best took over the management of Kirra’s Meridian Tower in March 2018. With more than 20 years of industry experience behind them, the husband and wife duo have a range of knowledge in all facets of facilities management including residential high rise, hotels, motels, construction and development. ..

Classic Holidays Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2018

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018

Australasia’s largest Resort, Club and Member Management Company Classic Holidays, is celebrating 40 years of holiday memories in 2018. ..

Division 14 Update from Cr. O’Neill

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

There are a lot of exciting works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast over the next few months as we get set for the Games. Keep up-to-date with what’s on by following my updates on

The Strand Christmas Trading Hours

Posted on Monday, November 13, 2017

The Strand at Coolangatta is your one stop shop for all your Christmas shopping this year, with everything from groceries to gifts all under the one roof. ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016

Beach Volleyball Courts Hit the Sand at Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2016

Give it Your Best Shot to Win a Trip to China

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Gold Coast locals are being invited to join a nationwide photography competition to showcase why our city is one of the best places in the world to live.  ..

The Strand Offers Free Outdoor Wifi Hotspot

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

The Strand at Coolangatta has introduced a free outdoor WiFi hotspot, located in the foreshore park directly opposite the centre on Marine Parade. It is fantastic to see this service now being offered on the Southern Gold Coast, following the provision of free outdoor WiFi in select areas across the city.   

Christmas Message from Cr Chris Robbins

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents in Division 14 a happy festive season. I realise that many of you work in the tourism and hospitality sector, and so for you this may be a time of conflicting work and family responsibilities. However, I hope that you can find the time to down tools for a little while at least and spend precious moments with your family and friends, as these are, after all, the people who play the most important part in all of our lives. 

Southern Gold Coast Tourism Opportunities

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

CSGC invited 21 Southern Gold Coast accommodation operators to attend a joint discussion with Gold Coast Tourism on upcoming market opportunities, with a meeting at Currumbin RSL last week. ..

CSGC Launches New Website

Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Our new look website has officially launched this week. All Southern Gold Coast businesses are encouraged to view the website and check the details of their free Business listing courtesy of Connecting Southern Gold Coast, or contact us to be added to the database.  ..

Reviving La Costa Motel – John and Diane Cartmill

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014

Spotting a ‘For Sale’ sign on a run-down Bilinga property 12 years ago, John and Diane Cartmill saw a prime opportunity for redevelopment of the old La Costa Motel built in the mid-1950s. It didn’t go according to plan, but the story of their transformation of the property – and the successful business they have created – has now captured international attention. ..

Festive Season in Full Swing

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013

Promote your product

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013

SGC Drives Brochure

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2011

Street Swell

Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Click here for info about the new event for the Southern Gold Coast  ..

Great Winter Escape Winner!

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2011

April News

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2011
Southern Gold Coast Newsletter

April 2011

This newsletter is proudly bought to you by Currumbin Valley
Autumn is here, which means Easter is just around the corner! It also means that the SGC Winter is on its way, although you can hardly call it a winter considering average temperatures generally don't get much lower than around 11°C! So while we watch the leaves turn this Autumn, come to the Southern Gold Coast for our amazing weather, great events and so many things to do, you will wear yourself out trying to fit them all in!

What's On

  1. Cooly S w i m CIassic 3rd April - S w i m the Cooly CIassic and conquer three of Australia's most revered surf breaks - Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta and Kirra. Whether you're an ironman or ironwomen contender looking for a hit-out, or a newcomer to ocean swimming, the Cooly CIassic has an option for you.
  2. Chiko MP CIassic 16th-17th April - The 10th MP CIassic sponsored by Chiko, who will be named 'King of the Point' this year?
  3. Beach S o c c e r 20th-24th - You are invited to enter a t e a m or join a t e a m in the Gold Coast Beach S o c c e r Challenge to be conducted on 20th/21st April (ages 10/12/14/16); 23rd/24th April open men/women at Coolangatta Beach.
  4. Anzac Day at the Cooly HoteI 25th April - Get your True Blue Aussie on at the Coolangatta HoteI this Anzac day with two of Australia's best tribute bands playing!
  5. Chiko Alley CIassic 30th April - 1st May - the 15th Alley cIassic kicks off on the 30th April.

Business News

  1. SGC Welcomes New Business - not exactly a new business, more like an existing business getting bigger!
  2. Quiksilver & Roxy P r o Contest winner - read on to see who the winner of our survey contest was!
  3. Is your business socially inclined? - If you have a sociaI media page for your business connect now and read on!
  4. Cooly Rocks On Update - Not long to go until the new nostalgia FestivaI comes to town folks! Catch up on what's happening with Cooly Rocks on here.
  5. Websites, Blogs & SociaI Media - Should your business have them?
  6. Graham's Monthly Business Tips - Graham gets in on the conversation about online vs offline this month!

Jim's Update

To read the General Manager's update click here! Coming Soon Watch out for the following events coming up in the next 3 months!
May June July
Chiko Alley CIassic 30th April - 1st May Cooly Rocks On 3rd - 13th June Tugun Bowlathon 30th-31st July
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