Gold Coast News

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Jim Cooke, the Queen and Michael Caine

Jim Cooke, the Queen and Michael Caine

There are definite echoes of Michael Caine when listening to Jim Cooke speak and, in fact, the two were born in south London in the same year, 1933.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

What's on: Gold Coast

What's on: Gold Coast

BOTANICAL Bazaar includes green exhibitors, plant sellers, celebrity gardener talks and demonstrations at Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang, Sunday August 4.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Not talking money is putting us in danger

Not talking money is putting us in danger

Our lack of financial knowledge is making Seniors more vulnerable to scams and asset loss, and more likely to outlive our savings.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Volunteers needed to accelerate young drivers' dreams

Volunteers needed to accelerate young drivers' dreams

DEMAND is accelerating but a lack of volunteer mentors has put the brakes on growth of the Gold Coast's PCYC Braking the Cycle program.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Hard act to follow, but new chair is not the retiring type

Hard act to follow, but new chair is not the retiring type

Ned Pankhurst has taken over the reins as the new HOTA board chair and is looking forward to building on the work of predecessor Robyn Archer.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Group guide: Gold Coast

Group guide: Gold Coast

ALL-ABOARD: Members of the Burleigh Heads Ladies Probus Club were happy passengers when they enjoyed the transport area at the Redland Museum.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

What's on: Gold Coast

What's on: Gold Coast

CLASSIC AUSSIE DRAMA: Olivia Kodette as Meg and Max Drummond as Tom in Gold Coast Little Theatre's production of Away, on now until June 29.

Tue 21 May 2019

Master of the surf still having the time of his life

Master of the surf still having the time of his life

CHAMPION veteran Coolum surfer Bruce Dunne is aiming to retain his state titles in this weekend's 2019 Masters Surf Series on the Gold Coast.

Fri 10 May 2019

Health warning that elderly are at risk during flu season

Health warning that elderly are at risk during flu season

THE term 'flu' is used so lightly by people who are really talking about a cold that it's hard to appreciate the real thing can potentially kill you.

Wed 8 May 2019

Move and groove to modern music to get fit with dance

Move and groove to modern music to get fit with dance

OVER-55s want appropriate exercise that is fun and doesn't treat them as "old”, says KBOD Fitness owner Kelii Grauer.

Tue 7 May 2019

Bond uni's limitless vision drives expansion over 30 years

Bond uni's limitless vision drives expansion over 30 years

BOND University marks 30 years since it welcomed its first cohort of 322 students to its brand new, state-of-the-art campus.

Mon 6 May 2019

John carves out new life and gives gratitude for what he has

John carves out new life and gives gratitude for what he has

FOR John Burgess, chronic illness and divorce led to isolation and depression.

Sun 5 May 2019

Group guide: Gold Coast

Group guide: Gold Coast

SINGING IN THE RAIN: Burleigh Heads Ladies Probus Club members enjoyed the Skywalk in the Gold Coast Hinterland.

Fri 3 May 2019

What's on: Gold Coast

What's on: Gold Coast

THIS is how last year's Blues on Broadbeach looked from one of the stages. There are 20 stages in all on Thursday, May 16, to Sunday, May 19.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Grandkids and grandparents get down at free dance workshop

Grandkids and grandparents get down at free dance workshop

THE Grand Get Down invites 5-8 year-olds along with their over 65-year-old grandparents or important elder in their life to hit the dance floor.

Enjoy an outing on the water with Doris on new ferry service

Enjoy an outing on the water with Doris on new ferry service

FOR about the price of a good cup of coffee you can enjoy a 50-minute round-trip on the Gold Coast's new ferry service.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Boys put the jukebox on for a revolution at Twin Towns

Boys put the jukebox on for a revolution at Twin Towns

INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed group Boys in the Band are excited to announce their brand new concert experience Jukebox Revolution...every record tells a story!

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade up for sale and possible changes

Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade up for sale and possible changes

THE Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade is for sale after 45 years and, given its prime position opposite the beach, likely to be redeveloped.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Centenarian reflects on 100 years of life and offers advice

Centenarian reflects on 100 years of life and offers advice

CELEBRATING his 100th birthday with friends and family, Maher Wassef counts himself lucky to have lived more than half his life in Australia.

Anzac veterans celebrate survival and share mateship

Anzac veterans celebrate survival and share mateship

PAIR become mates through chance meeting and a shared love of poetry, losses and horrors experienced as young men at war.

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