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26 November 2015


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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21 October 2015


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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14 October 2015


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 entertainment destination.

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1 October 2015


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

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30 September 2015

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 ahead as a powerhouse for business. 

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27 September 2015

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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18 August 2015

Flynn McFarlane, Director of Stead Lane

Newly appointed Young Professionals Gold Coast co-vice president Flynn McFarlane has been in business since his teens, is a director of a flourishing digital services enterprise and sees enormous future opportunities for his firm and the Gold Coast.

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Response to Gold Coast Bulletin Article: Gold Coast Cabs to launch new app against Uber and win back passengers, published 10th August 2015

Restricting Uber from operating within the Gold Coast Airport precinct and other major tourist spots is growth prohibitive and counter-productive for a city which is working to boost tourism and diversify its economy.  International and domestic tourists have come to expect the choice of using Uber.

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13 August 2015

Shannon Willoughby, Study Gold Coast CEO

Shannon Willoughby, 32, is the immediate past, long-term president of Young Professionals Gold Coast, chief executive of Study Gold Coast and a former senior journalist at the Gold Coast Bulletin.

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YP Gold Coast calls for smarter infrastructure spend

Growing congestion on Gold Coast roads should be addressed by multi-modal transport solutions as opposed to a “Band-Aid fix” widening of the M1, according to the city’s leading advocacy group.

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