Yearly Archives: 2014

The Commonwealth Games Corporation Recognised for Knowledge Management

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has received global recognition and a prestigious Enterprise Champion Award 2014 at an international conference attended by the world’s leaders in knowledge management systems.

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Christmas Lights Competition Switched On

The Gold Coast is set to sparkle tonight when entrants in the 2014 Christmas Lights Competition officially switch on their displays. From Ormeau Hills to Tugun, Southport to Mudgeeraba, there are 48 entrants in this year’s competition, with 12 first … Continue reading

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Sick Dog Puts Local Couple On Wave Of Success

A sick dog, a stack of surfboards and one big idea has seen a Gold Coast couple’s dream turn into a major business success story. Today, Tim and Avalon Beban employ more than 30 staff, manage four retail outlets and … Continue reading

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New Funding To Fight Food Waste

The VISY Sustainability Grant, a new community scheme to reduce the amount of edible food waste going into the city’s landfills, is being launched by City of Gold Coast and leading recycler VISY. The Pratt Foundation, the philanthropic arm of … Continue reading

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Calling For Broadwater Parklands Tenders

Construction of Stage 3 of the Broadwater Parklands is one step closer and the message to local companies is ‘be ready’. Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the City would soon be calling for tenders for the civil works for … Continue reading

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Emerging Designers Going Swimmingly

A development program for local designers is paying off, with 10 upcoming designers now getting ready to showcase their creations at the Gold Coast Swim Fashion Festival late next month. The festival is helping to establish the Gold Coast as … Continue reading

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Royalty Raises First Commonwealth Games Flag

The first flag to recognise the Gold Coast as the official host city for the 2018 Commonwealth Games has been raised at the Council Chambers at Evandale. Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President His Royal Highness Prince Imran and former Chief … Continue reading

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Local Experts To Deliver Surf Plan

The Gold Coast City Council is looking to grow our surf lifestyle and economy to ensure we remain the number 1 surf capital of the world. To guide this development, a 10-member advisory committee has been formed. The committee is … Continue reading

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Gold Coast To Host 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series

The ITU World Triathlon Series is coming to Queensland following a successful bid by the State Government. The International Triathlon Union has confirmed the Gold Coast will host a leg of the series from the 10-12 April 2015, positioning Queensland … Continue reading

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23rd IAVE World Volunteer Conference

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) will welcome the 23rd International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) World Volunteer Conference in September. More than 1,000 delegates are expected to converge on the Gold Coast to explore the overarching theme … Continue reading

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