Cooly Rocked On with Record Crowds

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, Cooly Rocks On, June 5 to 9, took over the streets of Coolangatta with record crowds estimated at over 120,000 attending the retro festival over the five days.

Tugun Set to Show its Creative Side

The village of Tugun on the Southern Gold Coast has shown a new side this week – not only to its community but to a building in the village.

Applications Open for Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards

Local businesses are encouraged to apply for the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards, the region's leading honours for business achievements.

Currumbin Sanctuary Joins the War on Waste

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has partnered with TOMRA, one of the network operators for the Containers for Change deposit scheme to install Queensland’s very first commercial container refund scheme reverse vending machine.

Division 14 Update from Cr O'Neill - June 2019

Read up on the latest works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast from Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neill.

SandTunes E-Newsletter #1

It is intended that the SandTunes music festival showcase the beauty of the iconic Coolangatta beach to the world and deliver significant economic benefit to the southern Gold Coast. The feel of the festival is to be a "sand under foot" experience and will be designed to deliver an easy going beach side event.

Currumbin RSL Update from CEO Anne Stovin

This month we have an update from CEO Anne Stovin on what's happening at Currumbin RSL and other related businesses.

Division 14 Update from Cr O'Neill - May 2019

Read up on the latest works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast from Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neill.

Currumbin RSL Women's Auxiliary Makes Record Donation

After a busy year of fundraising activities, the Currumbin RSL Women’s Auxiliary has made a record donation to the Veterans Support Centre.

Coast to Soar with New Seoul Connection

Jetstar will commence a three times-weekly service from Gold Coast Airport to Seoul by the end of the year – delivering 52,000 additional visitor seats to the region annually.

Raffle raised $1,380 for Drought Angels

Thank you to all sponsors who donated prizes and members purchased tickets at our end of year evening. We were able to raise $1,380 for Drought Angels.

Gold Coast Airport Reaches International Emissions Target

Gold Coast Airport has been recognised for its commitment to sustainability, achieving Level 2 accreditation under the Airports Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation program.

Student-Led Clinic Offers Affordable Community Health Services

Community members looking for affordable Exercise Physiology and Osteopathy treatments can now book appointments at Southern Cross University Health Clinic in Bilinga.

Division 14 Update from Cr O'Neill - April 2019

Read up on the latest works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast from Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neill.

Have your say on Gold Coast beaches and WIN!

Help contribute to the way GC City Council deliver the Ocean Beaches Strategy by having a say on how our beaches are managed.

Have Your Say - Coolangatta and Kirra Business Centres Place Based Master Plan

The Place Based Master Plan aims to improve the public space and enhance the lifestyle of residents.

Nominate a Tradie to Win a $500 Voucher!

You could win $500 worth of tools from Best Buy Power Tools on Currumbin Creek Road.

Southport Spit Draft Master Plan

The Southport Spit draft master plan has now been released.

$300,000 in Community Grants Available - ETC Community Support Fund

Do you know a community group with a great project idea that will make a positive difference in your local area? This year as part of ETC’s 30th birthday celebrations they are delighted to be in a position to increase the ETC Community Support Fund funding pool to $300,000!

Help Gold Coast Business and Win 1 of 2 x $500 Vouchers

Griffith University is seeking your help in understanding the impacts businesses faced during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. This knowledge will assist with designing future strategies and agendas aimed at supporting businesses in the city.

Have Your Say on the City Budget 2019-20

For the past seven years, the City has kept rate increases to record lows. Gold Coasters now have the chance to shape the City's $1.5 billion budget.

Lendlease appointed to deliver airport terminal expansion

International property and infrastructure group Lendlease has been appointed to deliver Gold Coast Airport’s southern terminal expansion – the next phase of the $370 million airport redevelopment, Project LIFT.

Currumbin RSL's Soundlounge Turns 15

Currumbin RSL celebrated the 15th birthday of its entertainment hub, Soundlounge in February.

New Experience Brings Augmented Reality to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

For the first time in Australia, through a partnership with Magic Light Pictures, The Gruffalo will come to life at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary via The Gruffalo Trail experience and a new augmented reality app.

Division 14 Councillor Newsletter - March 2019

Read up on the latest works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast from Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neill.

How to Start Advertising on Facebook

News Xtend outlines how to start advertising on Facebook. Read on to learn more.

Construction Begins on Gold Coast Airport Rydges Hotel

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.

New Suite of Community Courses at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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

Division 14 Update from Cr O'Neill - February

Read up on the latest works and events happening on the Southern Gold Coast from Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neill.

New Year, New Website!

We're welcoming in the new year with a brand new website packed full of updated and new features. We have worked closely with our community partner Inology to create an exceptional online experience for everyone. Continue reading for an overview of the new website.

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