Gallery promotes international women’s art

Esmeralda Maximo at One Arts

SIYAN CHEN One Arts Gold Coast is hosting an International Women’s Arts and Crafts exhibition this month that celebrates cultures from around the world through the art and craft of both emerging and professional artists.   The … [Read more...]

Griffith University puts focus on sustainability

Sustainability Week python Griffith Uni

ATHENA ZELANDONII Griffith University is running its annual Sustainability Week events this week, celebrating all things sustainable through a range of workshops, activities and stalls.   The university’s Gold Coast campus is kicking … [Read more...]

Flower festival a first for Gold Coast

Main Beach Spring Flower Festival

MONICA ADAIR The streets of Main Beach will come alive this weekend as Gold Coast's first ever flower festival hits Tedder Avenue.   In addition to beautiful floral arrangements, the Main Beach Spring Flower Festival will boast a range … [Read more...]

Queensland’s biggest bike ride turns 15

Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge

OLIVIA SIVA Queensland cyclists are gearing up for the 15th annual Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge, which will see 5000 riders peddling their way from St Lucia to Southport on Sunday September 15.   The annual 100km event, which … [Read more...]

Multicultural festival celebrates belonging

Stirling Hinchliffe at Multicultural Queensland Month

ASHLEIGH JANSEN With less than a week left of Queensland’s largest celebration of multiculturalism, the month-long event’s message of belonging remains as relevant as ever.   Multicultural Queensland Month is a Queensland Government led … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival hits Brisbane

13th Annual Brisbane Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival

OLIVIA SIVA The 13th annual Brisbane Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival starts this Sunday with the newest styles from the hottest designers parading down the runways at local hotspot, Howard Smith Wharves.   The festival is Queensland’s … [Read more...]

Green thumbs up for Tree Planting Day

Seqwater field ranger Mitchell Thomas-Carr and Gold Coast Catchment Association executive officer Rosalinde Brinkman

COURTNEY MOANE This Saturday green thumbs from around the South East will head to the Gold Coast hinterland as part of the Gold Coast Biggest Tree Planting Day.   Organisers hope volunteers will plant 15,000 native trees at Numinbah … [Read more...]

Event tackles body image in female athletes

Female athlete in training

JADE MCGARRY Bond University is hosting a seminar and panel discussion tonight to investigate the way body image and performance requirements can affect female athletes.   The Female Athlete Body Image and Performance seminar will focus … [Read more...]

Gold Coast beach goers bust a move

Flashmob Gold Coast at Burleigh Beach

JESSICA AMBLER Visitors to the Gold Coast's Burleigh Beach were treated to some rather unexpected entertainment when around 40 people from Flashmob Gold Coast broke into a surprise performance on the sand on Saturday morning.   The … [Read more...]

Music Hall opens doors for local acts

Tia Gostelow The Fortitude Music Hall

BRIDGETTE ALI Brisbane’s local music talent are set to have a brighter spotlight shining on them thanks to the latest addition to the city’s already stellar line-up of music venues, The Fortitude Music Hall.   The Fortitude Music Hall … [Read more...]