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Cold Coast Chinatown Set for Big Chinese New Year Festival

Gold Coast Chinatown will come alive with colour, cuisine and culture when it hosts its first big event – the Chinese New Year Festival. To be held on Saturday 21 February from 3 – 9pm, the festival marks the new … Continue reading

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Six Million Reasons To Choose TAFE

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has unveiled the $6 million, state-of-the-art transformation of the Southport campus which is becoming the most vibrant education precinct on the Gold Coast. Student numbers have doubled to 10,000 this year with over 100 courses now offered … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Property Set For Healthy Boost In 2015

Property agency Raine & Horne sees positive market conditions for homeowners and investors in Queensland’s southeast corner for 2015. Raine & Horne’s Queensland general manager Steve Worrad says Brisbane and the Gold Coast look to be set for a healthy … Continue reading

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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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