As Queensland puts a hard close on its borders to NSW, Victoria and the ACT at 1am Saturday morning (8 August) they have agreed to exemptions for border towns.
The Queensland Police, South East Region’s Major and Organised Crime Squad has charged four people with drugs and weapons-related offences after search warrants were carried out around the Gold Coast.
For the very first time a virtual Gold Coast Marathon and Southern Cross University 10km Run will give participants around the globe the opportunity to hit the pavement in their home towns.
Delays in the rescue of a baby humpback whale caught in a shark net off the coast of Burleigh led one local to take action to free the whale. Now he faces significant fines for his heroic choice.
Police are seeking urgent public assistance to locate a 61-year-old man reported missing on the Gold Coast.
Tighter restrictions came into force for people crossing into Queensland from NSW on the Gold Coast this morning.
A second case of novel coronavirus was confirmed on the Gold Coast yesterday and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has now declared a global health emergency.
A 44 year old is currently in isolation at the Gold Coast University Hospital with the first case of novel coronavirus in Queensland.
Yesterday a humpback whale was found in a shark net at Main Beach on the Gold Coast in Queensland.
A woman has been charged after the body of a nine-month-old girl was located on a Queensland beach last month.
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.