Coming Soon - Meet the Federal Candidates – McPherson Electorate – 14 June

Our next meeting is hosted by The Central Chamber, who are facilitating a Meet the Candidates for Breakfast on 14 June at the Palmer Colonial Gold Course.

June Meeting – Gold Coast Airport - Project LIFT

The most recent Chamber meeting was the breakfast on Thursday 2 June at the RSL. The June meeting was a joint event hosted by the Creek to Creek Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce. The Gold Coast Airport recently announced Project Lift and is also currently master-planning for the next 20 years.

May – Joint Breakfast Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce – Karen Andrews MP

On 17 May the Creek to Creek Chamber of Commerce members were invited to a joint breakfast hosted by the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce at the Coolangatta Surf Club, where Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Science and the Federal Member for McPherson was guest of honour.

April – Meet the new Division 14 Councillor and Merger Talks

On 7 April we held our April breakfast at Currumbin RSL. The event was a joint breakfast with the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce. Following the Council Elections it seemed fitting that we welcome our new Division 14 Councillor to talk to us all about her vision for the Division.

March – Local Elections and Out of Hours

During the 2016 Local Council election process each candidate for the two local Divisions, 13 and 14, and the Mayoral candidates, were offered the opportunity to put their platform for election into 500 words for posting on our website. Sadly some didn’t respond and perhaps that was a measure of their hopes of being elected.

February AGM, Re-election of Management Committee and Soldier On

The AGM was held in February.

Gold Coast Elections 2016 - Who will you vote for?

As the election approaches who will represent your views and needs and best articulate what you want to see happen to our community for the next four year?

Light rail southern Gold Coast

It’s time to have your say on the future extension of light rail for the southern Gold Coast.

Register for Small Business Workshops

Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) is calling for local small business owners to join a subsidised business workshop training program to enhance their business skills, commencing in November.

Creek to Creek Chamber Unites in Support of ILS

Several of the city’s Chambers of Commerce have come out in support of the installation of an Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Gold Coast Airport.

Representing the business community in regions under the proposed ILS flight path, the Southern Gold Coast, Creek to Creek and Gold Coast Central Chambers of Commerce have written letters to the Airport supporting the installation of an ILS.

Palm Beach Master-Planning Event

On Friday May 8th a number of the Creek to Creek Committee members were invited to join a group of other interested parties to discuss and workshop the concepts being considered for the development of the Palm Beach commercial zone. Ian Grace and Chris Ward joined Hilary Jacobs at this important developmental meeting.

Meeting with Mayor Tom Tate

Early in May, our new President, Hilary Jacobs and re-elected Vice President, Chris Ward, took time out to meet with Mayor Tom Tate at his offices in Southport. The meeting was a great success with the new President introducing herself and acquainting the Mayor with the issues which the Chamber sees as vital to the growth of the Creek to Creek catchment.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work Invitation

Recently a programme for Skilling Queenslanders was announced by the Premier. The aim to help long term unemployed and younger people to find a path to meaningful work.

Instrument Landing System for Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd and Airservices Australia are seeking feedback on the proposal to install an instrument landing system (ILS) at the airport.

Darren Mackintosh presented with Life Membership

Our long time Creek To Creek Chamber President Darren Mackintosh stood aside at the recent AGM following 10 years of sterling service to the Chamber and the local business community. In recognition of his dedication to the Chamber he was awarded a Life Time Membership.

Anzac Day Update from Anne Stovin from Currumbin RSL

Anne Stovin is the CEO of the Currumbin RSL. Anne is yet again orchestrating what is always a major event for the RSL, The Anzacs Day Dawn Service at Elephant Rock.

Opportunities for improving your Creek To Creek Chamber of Commerce

The main event of the April breakfast was an opportunity for our members and guests to suggest how the Chamber can improve and the issues which the Chamber should champion on behalf of the local community.

Light/Heavy rail call to ACTION!

Our last breakfast highlighted that the links between heavy rail, light rail and the Airport were important to our Chamber.

Event Bookings made easier!

As part of the Chamber continuing to strive to provide better services we have now adjusted our online booking service for events.

Survey-winner

Winner of Survey Competition

Palm Beach Shoreline Project UPDATE

On the 25 March, Council endorsed the Palm Beach Shoreline Project (PBSP) moving into the next stage of the project – detailed design.

This means that the concept chosen as the best solution for Palm Beach will now be modelled physically and further numerically to test the assumptions and findings made during concept design.

Let’s make a big noise this election

There are over 2 million small businesses in Australia, employing over 7 million people. That’s over 60% of our workforce. Yet, for too many years, small business here has been overtaxed, over regulated and overlooked by government.

Palm Beach Shoreline Project Feasibility Report

The Palm Beach Shoreline Project feasibility study has reviewed research data and reports about coastal management and the Palm Beach environment to assess the feasibility of coastal management schemes. 18 management options were identified. These were assessed and the following seven schemes were shortlisted for further assessment.

Draft Gold Coast Ocean Beaches Strategy 2013-2023 - Have Your Say

Council has developed the Draft Ocean Beaches Strategy 2013-23 which outlines the preferred approach to managing the city's 52 kilometres of ocean beaches. This strategy will guide how we protect, enhance and fund the management of our iconic beaches over the next 10 years.

Minutes of Annual General Meeting, 2013

Held at 7am on 7th March 2013 at the Currumbin RSL, Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin.

2012 Financial Statement

Financial Report for the year ended 31 December 2012.

This financial report is a special purpose financial report prepared in order to satisfy the financial reporting requirements of the Associations Incorporation Act . The committee has determined that the association is not a reporting entity.

Invitation to nominate an outstanding regional ICT innovator for the iAwards

The iAwards program is Australia’s premier technology awards program. It boasts the most comprehensive array of awards which recognise the achievements and contributions that ICT makes across all facets of the Australian economy.

Seeking Business Mentors for ABA

We are seeking business mentors for the 2013 Australian Business Week Program at Elanora State High School.

FREE entry to Surf World

Surf World Gold Coast offers Southern Gold Coasters FREE entry on weekends from Australia Day January 26th to February 17th 2013.

Christmas Challenge Supports Southern Gold Coast Businesses

Member for Currumbin and Minister for Small Business, Hon Jann Stuckey MP and Member for Burleigh, Michael Hart MP are challenging residents to participate in the 100% Local Christmas Challenge.

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