Gold Coast News

Wed 15 Apr 2020

Ton of reasons to party

Ton of reasons to party

The luck of the Irish meant Florence Drury’s family was able to surprise her for her 100th birthday.

Tue 14 Apr 2020

Virtual idea gets a run for cancer funds

Virtual idea gets a run for cancer funds

ORGANISERS of the Mother’s Day Classic are determined not to let it become a victim of coronavirus – taking the much-loved 23-year-old fundraiser virtual.

Mon 13 Apr 2020

Write stuff in retirement

Write stuff in retirement

AFTER 47 years as an academic, including 27 years at Bond University, Chamkaur Gill gave himself a year off after starting retirement to relax, travel and “take it all...

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Anzac rethink means we can still salute as one

Anzac rethink means we can still salute as one

LAST year more than 20,000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at Currumbin’s Elephant Rock.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

New homes can see plastic made fantastic

New homes can see plastic made fantastic

IMAGINE if all our discarded plastics could be repurposed in an environmentally friendly way.

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Mark a class act as dance joy spreads

Mark a class act as dance joy spreads

FOR former Dancing with the Stars judge Mark Wilson, just stepping through the door to dance gains seniors top marks.

Sun 15 Mar 2020

Over 70s along for the ride

Over 70s along for the ride

WAX your board and show the world that age doesn’t stop you getting out and having fun.

Wed 11 Mar 2020

Bill’s epic voyage an age-defier

Bill’s epic voyage an age-defier

WHEN Bill Hatfield cruised quietly into the Gold Coast Spit last month to become the oldest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world, it was a...

Tue 11 Feb 2020

He’s true blue but green at heart

He’s true blue but green at heart

IT IS hard even for the man behind some of Australia’s most iconic songs to write something happy or uplifting in the face of Australia’s bushfire disaster.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Little beauty to notch up big milestone

Little beauty to notch up big milestone

GOLD Coast Little Theatre is a treasure that everyone should know about.

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Married at second sight

Married at second sight

WHO says romance is only for the young or that there is no such thing as kismet?

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Helping hands reach out to fire victims

Helping hands reach out to fire victims

Country Paradise Parklands and three Gold Coast Men’s Sheds have come up with answers to assist the fire recovery effort.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Museum’s awareness mission

Museum’s awareness mission

SOUTHPORT Military Museum is built and run on the passion of a small but dedicated group of volunteers.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

Aged care’s challenge to  break diversity barriers

Aged care’s challenge to break diversity barriers

Do people who identify as LGBTIQ need or want their own distinct aged care?

Tue 7 Jan 2020

Bridge builds social links

Bridge builds social links

PLAYING a session of bridge is like a good gym workout for your brain.

Mon 6 Jan 2020

U3A group plans change to name

U3A group plans change to name

THE future looks bright for U3A Twin Towns with new classes to offer its growing membership in 2020 and a name change to better reflect the area it serves.

Sun 5 Jan 2020

Ham radio operators in tune for 50th birthday celebrations

Ham radio operators in tune for 50th birthday celebrations

GOLD Coast Amateur Radio Society clocks up its 50th year in 2020 and members are keen to share the fun of being able to talk to anyone anywhere in the world.

Tue 31 Dec 2019

Group Guide: Gold Coast

Group Guide: Gold Coast

Community Notes listing all of the main events in your neighbourhood this month.

What’s On: Gold Coast

What’s On: Gold Coast

See what’s on and be entertained with a variety of events.

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Brave Shirley’s illness can’t take shine off dolphin date

Brave Shirley’s illness can’t take shine off dolphin date

Shirley Mansell has overcome obstacles to fulfil a lifelong wish to swim with a dolphin.

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