Entries by Carla Tooma

WATCH: Children impacted by family violence to get a sporting chance

Children on the Gold Coast impacted by family and domestic violence will benefit from a new pilot program that allows them to continue to participate in a sporting or recreation activity with all fees and equipment paid for. The Sporting Chance program, an initiative of community service organisation Momentum Collective will be delivered in partnership […]

Broadbeach Carols to bring plenty of Christmas cheer

If you are not yet feeling the Christmas cheer, singing along to some carols is a sure way to drum up your festive spirit. This Saturday, Kurrawa Park will come alive in song with thousands of people expected to turn out for the annual Broadbeach Christmas Carols, presented by Pacific Fair. Seasoned favourites Rachael Beck […]

Locals encouraged to try out new public ferry service

Commuting by water is now a reality for Gold Coasters, after a new five-stop ferry service called Hopo was officially launched on Sunday. Mayor Tom Tate said the ferry service is part of of the city’s 2031 Transport Strategy. “The new service offers a unique travel experience to our residents and visitors, giving them greater […]

AWLQ calling for donations for Christmas appeal

Over 187 animals will get to enjoy Christmas in a loving new home, following the Animal Welfare League Queensland’s adoption drive over the weekend. More than 1000 Gold Coasters visited Gold Coast Animal Rehoming Centre on Saturday and Sunday for the AWLQ’s Home For Christmas, with many opening up their hearts and their homes to […]

WATCH: Gold Coast gears up for huge summer of sport

The Gold Coast is in for a massive summer of sport, with a number of high-profile events set to hit the glitter strip over the next few weeks and months. Athletes and representatives from the Magic Millions, PGA Championship, Brisbane Heat and AFLW came together in Surfers Paradise today ahead of taking part in some […]