Coral not coal was the call of over 100 #StopAdani protestors on the Gold Coast this morning outside the office of minister for tourism and Liberal MP Steven Ciobo.
Spaghetti Circus have risen to great heights and are now taking a staring role at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
Things are changing on the Gold Coast; it’s no longer the cultural vacuum that many joked it was decades ago.
If you are the kind of person who is chilling out with the family in Byron Shire, marvelling at the nature, getting down to the beach with the kids, mixing it with the locals and generally soaking up the Byron... Read More →
Celebrating love, headspace Tweed Heads and the Compass LGBTIQAP+ Youth Network are hosting Tweed and Coolangatta's inaugural Diversity Walk on Saturday.
Fifty sculptures line the beautiful stretch of beach at Currumbin on the Gold Coast until September 17. The SWELL sculpture festival is celebrating it’s fifteenth year as it transforms the golden sands of Currumbin Beach.
Have you ever wanted to be part of an opening ceremony? Well now’s your chance. The Commonwealth Games will be held just up the road on the Gold Coast and you can get involved.
Glitter Festival is a spectacular four-day arts event that recognises and celebrates diversity and encourages freedom of expression. Brad Rush is the artistic director, and he spoke to The Echo about this exciting new event that is now in its second... Read More →
Gary Opit, Yelgun. Gold Coast relatives invited us to view the new renovations at Pacific Fair shopping centre and we obliged, hoping to get an impression of the future of Byron Bay. Decades ago on rare occasions we had visited... Read More →
'Chet! Get in the bloody boat now!' Chet doesn't move. The speedboat was nosed into the beach, but is now drifting away. Shortly, the water will be too deep for young Chet – who is about seven or eight – to wade to the boat and climb aboard.
The meter maids stroll by, gold sequins glittering from caps which offer some sun protection, and from bikinis which offer bugger all.
The Queensland government says it has listened to community concerns by ruling out development of some Gold Coast land for a cruise ship terminal.
Fans of rock’n’roll, rockabilly, classic cars, hot rods, and the nostalgia and fashions of the 50s and 60s will converge on the Southern Gold Coast and Tweed from May 30 to June 9 for Cooly Rocks On.
Sandro and Mel Falzolgher are the owners and creators of Pizza Volante Boutique Mobile Woodfired Pizzeria.
Gold Coast will debut three players in the round one clash against Richmond this Saturday night. Youngsters Jack Martin, Sean Lemmens and Clay Cameron have been named in the line-up.
Gabriel Medina from Brasil won the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast defeating Coolangatta's Joel Parkinson in the final late this afternoon on the Gold Coast.
Quarterfinalists were decided yesterday for the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, stop No 1 of 10 on the ASP World Championship Tour, in pumping three-to-four foot waves at Snapper Rocks.
The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by BOQ, stop No 1 of 11 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour, was called ‘on’ last Monday for round 2 in two-to-three-foot waves.
The Gold Coast's Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro set the balling rolling on the 2014 ASP tour over the weekend where surfers and spectators hit the beach at Snapper Rocks.
Gold Coast surfer Holly-Daze Coffey will be taking on the world’s best at the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing in Manly on Thursday thanks to Surfing Australia’s latest documentary Wildcard.
According to the organisers of the biennial Pan Pacific Masters Games – Australia’s biggest and the world’s largest biennial Masters Games – the Gold Coast is fast establishing itself as the mature age sports capital of Australia.
Gold Coast surfer Chelsea Williams placed second at the Swatch Girls Pro held at Wanning, Hainan Island, China on Friday. This event decides the ASP Women's World Longboard Champion
Surfers Paradise: You can buy a key-ring boomerang, or a dot-painting stubbie holder. But you don't see many blackfellas around here. Or hippies. The Kombis have headed south because there's nowhere to park, let alone camp.
On Saturday night I went and watched the Titans play against the warriors. It was Mark Minichiello’s 150th game; he’s the first person to ever play that many for the Titans. I was going to interview him but it was a very tough game and Mini got knocked in the head and couldn’t come back on the field.
Tennis coach Stephen Gort and his doubles partner Ross Taylor, from Southport, ecently took out the prestigious Gold Coast Bruce Lynton BMW Open Men’s Doubles final with a 6–3, 0–6, 10–4 win. The pair beat Ryan Simmons and Robert Stirling... Read More →