Gold Coast News

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Aged care facility proves a springboard to employment

Aged care facility proves a springboard to employment

AN AGED care facility has become the springboard to employment for several TAFE students on the Gold Coast.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Controversial cartoonist Larry Pickering dead at 76

Controversial cartoonist Larry Pickering dead at 76

CONTROVERSIAL Gold Coast-based cartoonist Larry Pickering has died, aged 76, following a long illness.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Tragedy: Baby found dead on beach at Gold Coast

Tragedy: Baby found dead on beach at Gold Coast

A COUPLE being questioned over the death of a baby on a Gold Coast beach are ‘known to police’, says the officer heading the investigation.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Retired couple finds joy Helping the Homeless

Retired couple finds joy Helping the Homeless

A CHANCE meeting with a friend's son two years ago changed Sandy and Ian Sneddon's lives.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

A dancing dream comes true at 72

A dancing dream comes true at 72

DIAN Wilson quit ballet as a child after a cutting remark from a teacher about her body. But 60 years on, she’s finally living her dream of becoming a dancer.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Get ready for the biggest Pan Pacific Masters Games!

Get ready for the biggest Pan Pacific Masters Games!

THIS year's Pan Pacific Masters Games will set a new record for participation, with more than 15,000 athletes registered to compete across the 10 days.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Walk back into Gold Coast soccer at over-50

Walk back into Gold Coast soccer at over-50

REMEMBER that buzz of being part of a team, that moment of glory in scoring a goal or winning a match?

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Annie not slowing down on 105th birthday

Annie not slowing down on 105th birthday

BURLIEGH Head's resident Annie Sargent hasn't let being over a hundred slow her down and still enjoys a puzzle or two and a good book.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

NSW has the right 'Rhythmix' for talent show

NSW has the right 'Rhythmix' for talent show

JUST like the State of Origin - the annual Aveo's Got Talent competition has crossed the border.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Pageant winner inspiring with words of wisdom

Pageant winner inspiring with words of wisdom

FREELANCE make-up artist Suzi Dent spent years making other people look glamorous and feel good about themselves and now it's her turn.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Heroic teenager sacrifices himself to save grandfather

Heroic teenager sacrifices himself to save grandfather

A BENOWA High School student’s quick thinking has potentially saved the life of his grandad who fell head first in front of a moving car trailer.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Friendship, laughter and learning all part of Probus life

Friendship, laughter and learning all part of Probus life

FRIENDSHIP, getting out and enjoying life; that's what members of one of the newest Probus clubs, North Gold Coast, say Probus is all about.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Showtime for glorious orchids on the Gold Coast

Showtime for glorious orchids on the Gold Coast

THE day Christine Martin was given an orchid when she first came to Australia in 1980, it was the start of a lifelong fascination.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Walking into friendship at home and abroad

Walking into friendship at home and abroad

BUSHWALKERS are part of a community that has connections all over the world.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

What's On: Gold Coast

What's On: Gold Coast

SEE what's on in in the Gold Coast to enjoy these coming months.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Dance, donate for community health on the Gold Coast

Dance, donate for community health on the Gold Coast

IN THE past year, the impact from projects and patient support services delivered by the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation has reached more than 95,000 people.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Big plans ahead for new Queensland U3A president

Big plans ahead for new Queensland U3A president

NEWLY-elected U3A Network Queensland state president Gail Bonser realises she's taken on a huge job and intends to do it to the best of her ability.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Volunteers keep milestone show alive in Mudgeeraba

Volunteers keep milestone show alive in Mudgeeraba

VOLUNTEER Brian Jones knows what to expect when the gates open for the 90th edition of the Mudgeeraba Show.

What a gem! Exhibition shows many 'facets' of lapidary

What a gem! Exhibition shows many 'facets' of lapidary

ANYONE interested in gemstones, crystals, minerals and fossils will be well advised to visit the annual Gold Coast Lapidary Club Gem, Craft and Jewellery Show.

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Fearless artist makes her home at HOTA

Fearless artist makes her home at HOTA

IN A coup for the Gold Coast, fearless pioneer Laurie Anderson will be the first international artist in residence at HOTA, Home of the Arts.

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