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...]

A taste of Gold Coast diversity

JAMES THOMAS Showcasing an exotic display of cultural diversity, the 10th anniversary of the Gold Coast Multicultural Festival has exhibited the often unknown side of the Coast. The festival intended to display the various flavours of … [Read more...]

Goldie girl moves closer to Gold

BY MONIQUE ST CLAIR Skye Nicolson has relocated to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra this week to complete her training in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games next year.   Nicholson, 21, is now be training full-time … [Read more...]

Pacific Fair paves the way to inclusion

JASMINE ROLFE   The owners of Pacific Fair, AMP Capital, had a vision of inclusion as part of the enormous $670 million dollar refurbishment with an adult change facility soon to open in the Gold Coast mall. The newly revamped … [Read more...]

The annual Inclusive Communities Expo returns to showcase Gold Coast services

JASMINE ROLFE The annual Gold Coast Inclusive Communities Expo event kicked off on September 13 at the newly built Leisure and Sports Centre in Carrara, as part of National Disability Action Week. Held from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th … [Read more...]

Gold Coast hosts Australia’s 1st Spiritist Film Festival

SARA WECKERLE From the 1st-3rd of September, the Spiritist Film Festival will screen a selection of films based on teachings that combine philosophy, science and morality. The free event is being hosted by Event Cinemas Australia Fair and … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Food Truck Picnic

RUBY PASCOE A Food Truck Picnic was held on 3 September at the Gold Coast Botanic Gardens for Father’s Day. The Gold Coast Botanic Gardens opened their gates to families for a day filled with food and entertainment, all on Dad’s special … [Read more...]

New technique to grow avocado trees could make shortages of the fruit a thing of the past

RUBY PASCOE The new stem cell multiplication method could increase avocado production in Queensland by supplying 500-fold more avocado plants to the industry. Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, Professor Neena Mitter is … [Read more...]

Southport Chinese Street Markets

RUBY PASCOE Gold Coast’s very own Chinatown was on display Saturday night with locals flocking to Southport for the once a month Street Markets. The Chinatown Street markets are held on the first Saturday of every month up until November and … [Read more...]

A Magical Evening With Diner en Blanc

JACOB IRVINE A sea of white swept over Main Beach this weekend as the world famous Diner en Blanc made its Australian debut on the Gold Coast. Locals who were privileged enough to attended were treated to a night of high fashion, food, and … [Read more...]