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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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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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Gold Coast Airport Marathon Now Nation’s Fastest

Unheralded Kenyan Silah Limo quietly lowered the Australian all-comers record in a comprehensive victory at today’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon. As the thousands of onlookers erupted in applause at the Southport Broadwater Parklands finish line the 22-year-old whispered to a … Continue reading

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CGF Signs Off On GC2018 Sports & Venues Program

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Chairman, Nigel Chamier OAM and Minister for the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey announced today that the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has approved the sport program and venues master plan for the Gold Coast … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things To See & Do At The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

The 26TH annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) opens on Thursday (May 22), showcasing the best in boating, marine and lifestyle, catering to everyone from boaties on a budget to big dreamers, big spenders and families looking for a … Continue reading

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Queensland to star at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

A Gold Coast primary school student and singer, songwriter and actress Jessica Mauboy will take to the world stage at the official Flag Handover Ceremony during the closing ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey … Continue reading

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SCIBS 2014 Launched At Sanctuary Cove

Speed boats, leisure craft and even a European sports car were on show at Sanctuary Cove today, marking the official launch of the 26th annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS). 7 News Weather, Beach, Boating and Fishing expert Paul … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Up In Lights For Film Festival

Thousands of interstate and overseas film fans have arrived on the Gold Coast for the annual 10 day Gold Coast Film Festival. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey welcomed actors, production teams and fans saying the event not … Continue reading

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Entries Open for 2014 Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Entries for the 36th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon to be held from Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 July opened this morning with more than 30,000 runners of all ages and abilities expected to take part in the history making … Continue reading

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The Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre Turns 10!

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) –  Australia’s largest regional convention centre and first convention centre in the world to achieve EarthCheck Gold certification is looking forward to a stupendous year as the venue prepares to celebrate 10 … Continue reading

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