Council elections return Division 13 and 14 Councillors

Polling day for the council elections was held on Saturday 28th of March with both Division 13 and 14 returning the sitting Councillors.

Major road and rail projects push ahead to boost economy

Thousands of jobs will be created as work begins on major Gold Coast infrastructure projects including the light rail and Coomera Connector.

Destination Gold Coast releases strategy to recover tourism

Our peak tourism body Destination Gold Coast has commenced the strategy on bringing visitors back to our famous Gold Coast.

Changes to JobKeeper program

Find out about the latest changes to the Federal Governments JobKeeper program including a change to the minimum age for certain eligable employees.

Why isolate, when you can isolearn?

During this period of hibernation, there is no better time to start learning, acquire a new skill, or try something different. For employers, a fully funded option to upskill your workforce during this time.

Currumbin RSL ANZAC Day 2020

The iconic ANZAC Day Dawn Service won’t be held this year at Elephant Rock, but they are pleased to advise that Currumbin RSL will be streaming a pre-recorded mid-morning service at 11am through social channels.

Jonathan Fisher appointed as CEO of Binna Burra Lodge

The Board of the National Trust of Australia (Queensland) has announced the departure of CEO Jonathan Fisher after 12 years of service beginning at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and over the last 6 years as CEO of the National Trust of Australia (Queensland).

Virtual Benefit Under the Stars - helping save our local wildlife!

COVID-19 crisis invites creativity - Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation invites you to celebrate the 2020 Benefit Under the Stars - a virtually charged global event!

Support for business and workers during the COVID-19

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training is sending this message to keep you informed of the latest assistance from the Australian and Queensland Governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Help promoting your business during COVID-19

Our Chamber of Commerce is made up of like minded business owners and we want to help your business get some messaging out to our members and friends about the great things that you are doing.

Gold Coast Artist Rules the Renovation on Houses Rules

Award winning portrait artist Jeska Valk creates stunning work for the latest episode of House Rules airing on Channel 7.

TAFE Queensland launches new initiatives for Skills and Workforce Development

TAFE Queensland has new initiatives with regard to Skills and Workforce Development that are either free or low cost training, career profiling or consultancy services that TAFE Queensland or the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training will be offering to enable people to continue to develop their skills and make the most of learning opportunities (and the time they may now have to learn).

Will the Government’s Special COVID-19 Protections for Residential Tenants protect you?

As the owner of an investment property in Queensland, if you are not already aware of the Palaszczuk Government’s proposed Special COVID-19 Protections for residential tenants and landlords, The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) wants to ensure you understand them.

Pacific Motorway (M1) Varsity Lakes to Tugun Upgrade

A briefing was provided to residents and businesses from Transport & Main Roads about the Pacific Motorway (M1) Varsity Lakes to Tugun Upgrade

Chamber membership fees extended by 6 months

The Board of the Southern Chamber of Commerce extends its best wishes to those of you being affected during these challenging times. Many businesses are doing it tough, so now more than ever we need to support each other to get through the difficult months and even years ahead.

Banking Assistance Available

With the introduction of the proposed the wage subsidy solution from the Commonwealth Government, many operators are not in a position to come up with the cash to pay wages until May when the federal funding arrives.

COVID-19 JobKeeper Update

The Federal Government announced $130 billion in coronavirus wage subsidies for businesses to pay workers.

Support for business during COVID-19

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training is sending this message to keep you informed of the latest assistance from the Australian and Queensland Governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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