Acai taking over the Gold Coast

CAILLIN PALMERO Widely regarded as the number one superfood, Acai has quickly taken over the Gold Coast’s breakfast scene and become a staple on many beach side café menus. With its wide range of health benefits and sweet tasting flavour, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Crisis Centre expanding for the Commonwealth Games

BY MONIQUE ST CLAIR St John’s Crisis Centre, Surfers Paradise, is about to undergo a massive re-development over January 2018, just in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Games are expected to see rental prices sky rocket on the Gold … [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...]

1029 Hot Tomato heats up

BY MONIQUE ST CLAIR   1029 Hot Tomato’s entire Breakfast Show has been listed as finalists for an Australian Commercial Radio Award (ACRA).   With the recent release of this quarter’s ratings, the Gold Coast’s number one radio … [Read more...]

BeachCare volunteers show sustainability spirit

ASHLEIGH PRICE BeachCare volunteers of all ages were out in force this weekend, making a difference on Gold Coast beaches in the spirit of Sustainability Week.   The event kicked off at 9am on Saturday, at Lacey’s Lane, Palm … [Read more...]

Everyone Deserves Music, Raising money to fund Music Therapist in Schools

For two-year-old Stephanie, after being diagnosed with autism, the program Everyone Deserves Music has been a godsend to her and her family. Everyone Deserves Music was created in 2015 as a non-for-profit organisation when founder, Monica Zidar, … [Read more...]

Ballina Riding for the Disabled Celebrates Open Day

RUBY PASCOE Ballina Riding for the Disabled (RDA) has celebrated their annual open day on July 30. The forty-hectare property opened its gates to the public to showcase the work that is done to help people living with disabilities. The … [Read more...]