Connecting Driven Professionals

Young Professionals Gold Coast aims to motivate, inspire and connect future city leaders. With a strong focus on growing the city’s corporate culture, the leading advocacy group offers access to exclusive networking events and opportunities for mentorship and business development.

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LESS CHAT ABOUT M1, MORE CHAT ABOUT TRANSIT

CITIES that are designed to be reliant on cars are bound for failure.  Cities that adopt a capable and dependable transit system are bound for success.

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YP PRESIDENT HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF A UNITED VOICE

PRESIDENT of Young Professionals Gold Coast Sean Braybrook says as the city continues to evolve as one of the most dynamic places in the country, it’s vitally important the community supports and encourages those willing to push the boundaries.

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Future city leaders rally behind innovation

ON the back of the State Government’s blitz on rideshare drivers, future city leaders have thrown their support behind Uber saying innovation and entrepreneurship need to be recognised as real economic drivers.

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TACKLING YOUTH HOMELESSNESS

THE NUMBER of crisis care beds on the Gold Coast for homeless young people is about to double, as construction of the Gold Coast Project for Homeless Youth’s Bill Hoyer House nears completion.

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Have your voice heard!

What does criticism against the SUNS or for that matter the Titans have to do with community cabinet? 

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THE CITY’S BIGGEST CHALLENGE: MANAGING POPULATION GROWTH

TOWN planner Nicole Bennetts says Gold Coasters have a responsibility to attract investment to the city, and it is only through wise investment that the city will be able to manage population growth.

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OZHARVEST: WHEN ANGER AND PURPOSE COLLIDE

WHAT pisses you off enough?  Well, therein lies your purpose, says social entrepreneur Ronni Kahn.

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KICKING GOALS IN THE RIGHT PLACES

SHANE Primrose and Adam Harrison are playing a different game when it comes to entrepreneurship.The football fans have teamed up to create Good Football, a social enterprise where for every ball sold, another is donated to a child in need.Primrose...

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GIBSON 'GETS' IT

SHE'S 22, a CEO, and making kids think about the only thing that really matters. Nicole Gibson, the founder of The Rogue & Rouge Foundation and the youngest National Mental Health Commissioner to ever be appointed in the Commonwealth, is...

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ANTI-BIKIE LAWS TO HURT CITY’S REPUTATION

LABOR’S move to water down the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment (VLAD) Bill is a mistake, and any changes to the laws are set to detrimentally impact the city’s reputation as a place to live, work and play.

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CREATING A CITY OF ‘YES’ PEOPLE

LEGAL eagle Melissa Coleman says future city leaders cannot be frightened of change in order for the Gold Coast to move forward as a flourishing city.

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CITIES THAT INVEST IN PEOPLE SEE ENTREPRENEURIAL BENEFITS

ENTREPRENEURSHIP is in a league of its own in terms of its ability to generate economic growth, create jobs, and transform society.

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DEREK CRONIN – PRINCIPAL, CRONIN LITIGATION

Derek Cronin, lawyer, owns prominent law firm Cronin Litigation and has achieved outstanding success through application of exceptional professional skills, savvy market analysis and working hard to take advantage of opportunities presented in his much - loved City of Gold Coast.

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TWO GREAT MATES ON A REAL ESTATE MISSION

THERE'S a new real estate brand on the Gold Coast block, headed by two young guns with real estate pedigree and focused on changing the face of property.

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What is the City Leaders Forum?

The Griffith Business School, as a strong supporter of Young Professionals Gold Coast, is well aware of the talents of the new generation of highly motivated and capable individuals moving through the ranks.

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KEEPING PACE WITH THE PROPERTY PULSE ON THE COAST AND ABROAD

KM Sales & Marketing is a specialist residential property sales and marketing group providing tailored project marketing solutions for property developers, financiers and government bodies throughout Australia and overseas.

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YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

YOUNG Professionals Gold Coast was pleased to be involved in the Gold Coast Business News Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards – an event highlighting the exceptional young talent this city has to offer.

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CITY LEADERS FORUM A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

YOUNG Professionals Gold Coast recently brought together some of the city’s top business leaders to debate some of the biggest issues facing the city.

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JUMP ON BOARD STAGE THREE OF THE LIGHT RAIL

Investment in infrastructure projects is vital in fostering economic growth in a city.  Because of this, it is imperative that high-level community consultation is integrated at the initial planning stage for future development, to ensure our city’s future leaders will...

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THE CRUISE SHIP TERMINAL DEBATE – SHOULD IT SINK?

THE cruise ship terminal debate has once again re-surfaced with Mayor Tom Tate unveiling his vision for the divisive project just three months before the March 19 election.

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STRENGTHENING SOUTHPORT’S CBD STATUS

IF THE city wants to provide a sustainable economic pipeline, which provides vast and diverse opportunities to future generations of Gold Coasters, it needs a strong and supported CBD.

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SUCCESSFUL YOUNG RESTAURATEURS LEAD THE WAY

The stories of two young restaurateurs, their outstanding successes, goals and frank views on what needs to be done on the Gold Coast to enable their expansion, boost their industry and the image of the city as a dining and...

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INVESTING IS THE CITY’S FUTURE

INVESTMENT and development is vital if the city wants to grow and establish itself as a world-class destination.

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Ensuring the city reaches its full potential

WE live in a city that is overflowing with greatness – it is a place to raise a family and retire, it is a leading tourism destination, it has thriving education and medical hubs and, most notably, it is forging...

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Looking beyond the 2018 Commonwealth Games

THE countdown is on until the Commonwealth Games hits the shores of the Gold Coast. 

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