THE eighth annual Swell Sculpture Festival runs from September 10 - 19, along Pacific Parade at Currumbin and features works by 55 artists from around Australia and overseas.
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Spacious, sandy beaches rate highly on most Gold Coast holiday must-do lists, and there's a stretch of sand to suit swimmers, surfers, families and those who like to spread out.
Only a short drive from the coast, the Gold Coast Hinterland opens up a world of rainforests, wineries and breweries, scenic drives and walks, and welcoming villages.
As Queensland's number one holiday destination, the Gold Coast has a range of accommodation, including resorts, apartments, B&Bs, hotels and motels, backpackers, and caravan and camping parks.
An organised tour is a smart way to experience any aspect of the Gold Coast with those who know it best - browse and book the most popular tour options.
24 September 2010 | Thomas Chamberlin
A GOLD Coast school principal who hired a stealth security squad which uses night goggles and specially trained guard dogs to nab crooks says it has been worth every cent. Vote online
24 September 2010 | Merrin Jagtman and Milena Stojceska
A KNIFE-wielding bandit who allegedly struck a hotel and three bottle shops has been apprehended, while one of his alleged victims has told how the robber's weapon brought MasterChef to mind.
A LANDMARK 52-storey development planned for Broadbeach could be stalled indefinitely as nearby business owners prepare to fight the application.