Category Archives: Charity

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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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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A Talented Life Celebrated at Gettin’ Jiggy

Preparations for an event encompassing the great loves and creative escapades of the late Jiggy Johnson are underway. Gettin’ Jiggy will be a celebration of the life, art and music of Jiggy Johnson and is slotted to take place at … Continue reading

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Festival of AB Surfboard Auction Viewing Party

Get the first exclusive viewing of the SAND Al Byrne International Surfboard Auction items at Surf World Gold Coast this Friday night, 25th October 2013 at 6:30 pm. The Festival of AB, in honour of the great surfer/shaper Al Byrne, … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for a Gold Coast Business Icon

For the last 19 years locals and tourists alike have visited Trevor’s photo shop on the Gold Coast Highway in Burleigh. Once the biggest drawcard on the street, with long lines of people waiting to pick up their photos, the … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Beach Walk – World Wildlife Sanctuaries

Join us on Sunday 26 May 2013 for a walk along the Gold Coast coastline and help give our endangered koalas a home! The walk stretches from Coolangatta to Southport, with participants able to choose the distance they want to walk. … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Surfers and Lawyers Unite for Charity Golf Day

Royal Pines to Host the 3rd Annual Denis Callinan Aloha Golf Day Over 100 surfers and lawyers are expected to pull out their golf clubs and participate in the third annual Denis Callinan Aloha Golf Day. While surfers and lawyers … Continue reading

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Connecting Southern Gold Coast Tomewin Mountain Challenge

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has joined in supporting local fitness company Chisel Fitness to bring an exciting new event to the Gold Coast hinterland. On Sunday August 28th 2011, the Currumbin Valley will play host to spectacular new running event … Continue reading

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Capt’ Jack Ready to Entertain at the Ladies Night In

Brady Mayer, aka Capt Jack Pyrate Magician, is getting ready for a night of comedy, magic and fun for the Ladies Night In at Mango Hill Tavern for Breast Cancer. Having lended his talents to a number of charity events, … Continue reading

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Hundreds Turn Out To Show QLD Is In Their Hearts

Gold Coast, Australia – 12th February 2011 – Thirty six Grantham residents were VIP guests of the Heartwave Beach Walk that took place this morning at Gold Coast’s Currumbin Beach to raise money for QLD flood victims. They joined sporting … Continue reading

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