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Southern Gold Coast Dives into 70s with Swinging Safari Release

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

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. ..

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 facebook.com/gailoneilldivision14..

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. ..

Seaside Sounds Sets Sights on Kirra and Coolangatta

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

Summer on the Southern Gold Coast just reached a whole new level, with Kirra and Coolangatta gearing up to play host to Seaside Sounds, a series of free summer concerts to be held over February and March. ..

QLD Govt Gives Green Light for Iconic Surf Event

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017

The Queensland Government has confirmed their support of the WSL Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks through to 2018, with the event set to take over the Southern Gold Coast once again this year from 14 – 25 March, 2017. ..

Tugun Lights Up Launch a Success

Posted on Monday, December 05, 2016

Despite dramatic displays of lightning and some rain showers, nothing could dampen the spirit of the Tugun community who came out in force on Saturday for the launch of the annual Tugun Lights Up celebration. The Street Party brought crowds into the heart of Tugun Village, with great support from the traders this year.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Secures U23 Beach Volleyball Nationals

Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2016

Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts will once again play host to a nationwide event as the U23 Beach Volleyball National Championships hit the Southern Gold Coast from 20 – 22 January, 2017. ..

Coolangatta Sets Stage for Free Christmas Carols

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas on Sunday 11 December as The Strand presents the free Coolangatta Christmas Carols in the park. The whole family will enjoy a night of Christmas-inspired entertainment, with performances by Rudolph and his friends, carols by local community choir, The Voice Weavers, and a final set by folk band, The Bostocks.  ..

Local Surf Lifesavers Named Australia’s Best

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016

A number of the Gold Coast’s best and bravest surf lifesavers were honoured at the National Awards of Excellence 2016, held at the Art Gallery of NSW on Saturday 22 October. Surf lifesavers and dignitaries from around the country gathered to see Pacific Surf Life Saving Club in Palm Beach take out the prestigious DHL Club of the Year for the work they have done to increase their membership from 242 to 331 over the past season. ..

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.  ..

Love to Ride Cycling Challenge Encourages Active Workplaces

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Love to Ride is a free workplace cycling challenge during November which aims to get more Gold Coasters cycling around our beautiful city. There are hundreds of prizes to be won, including movie tickets, bikes, morning tea and more. All you have to do is ride for just 10 minutes and log your ride to win. ..

Lifesavers and Nippers Back on our Beaches

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

Our volunteer lifesavers will again be set to patrol Southern Gold Coast beaches, commencing in the September School Holidays. It also coincides with the start of nipper season, with most clubs now ready to hit the surf and sand. ..

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. ..

Paddleboards and Pilates Meet on Currumbin Creek

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A new craze to hit our Southern Gold Coast waterways, SUP pilates combines stand up paddleboarding and pilates on Currumbin Creek. It joins the host of weekly activities out on the water, providing options for locals and visitors to keep fit and active. ..

Opportunities for Business Promotion at Beach Handball Championships

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The 2016 Australian and Oceanic Beach Handball Championships will be hosted at Coolangatta Beach from 25 – 28 February. The event organisers are looking for local businesses to get behind the event by supplying any equipment they have to gain exposure for their business in return for providing a great event atmosphere down on the beach.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Lines Up for Big Year of Events

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast is set for a big year of events in 2016 according to tourism and economic development body, Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC).  ..

CSGC is now on YouTube

Posted on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has launched a YouTube channel, creating a visual storyboard to promote our beautiful region.  ..

CSGC & V8 Superfest Beach Walk Party

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Rev(d) Head Beach Walk Party, presented by CSGC and V8 Superfest was held on Saturday 18th October along Coolangatta foreshore. Walkers turned out for a relaxing 3km walk to enjoy the outdoors, and later joined in a bit of aerial photo fun!   ..

Bin 72 Opening at The Strand

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Bin 72, the newest star on the Coolangatta dining scene, is opening at The Strand on Saturday November 8. It’s the latest venture from highly-acclaimed chef Daniel Ridgeway following the success of his two other Gold Coast restaurants.  ..

CSGC Profile: Tugun’s Blooming

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Gone are the days of the sleepy Tugun Village. With a host of new shops getting shiny fit-outs ready for summer trade – some of the old names are also reinventing themselves, including third generation family business, Tugun Fruit and Flowers. ..

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