Broadbeach welcomes world’s first sand hostel

From the 20th-23rd of September Gold Coasters experienced the world's first hostel made from 24 tonnes of sand. The idea envisioned by Hostel World and Gold Coast Tourism, aimed to challenge the perception of shared accommodation. In a … [Read more...]

Community spirit shines at the Gold Coast Show

JAIME-LEE WOODS This year's Gold Coast Show weekend saw residents from all corners of the coast come together to celebrate the local community. Gold Coast musicians, artists, dancers and businesses were showcased at the Bundall event which … [Read more...]

Hosting the Games and hosting it’s visitors

JAIME-LEE WOODS Gold Coast residents are taking steps to rent out their homes during the Commonwealth Games. Locals are using websites such as Airbnb to benefit financially from the event. Burleigh resident, Rodney Trever believes he … [Read more...]

Recycling trial aims to save 900 tonnes of waste

JAIME-LEE WOODS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSkTSsyludQ Gold Coast families can help reduce 900 tonnes of waste by disposing their used child car seats at the Reedy Creek Community Waste and Recycling Centre. With over 200,000 seats being … [Read more...]

Behind the scenes of our beautiful beaches

JAIME-LEE WOODS Gold Coast beaches are undergoing maintenance ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. With more than double the Gold Coast’s population expected to attend the event, the council is working to ensure our beaches will be ready … [Read more...]