Entries by Cam Jackson

WARNING: Scam pretending to be from City of Gold Coast

The City of Gold Coast has issued a warning regarding a potential text message scam that claims to be from the council. The text says: “Secret code for biller GCCC [random biller code] do not provide this to anyone including Nab.” The council has issued a warned, on its website to “please disregard any text […]

Iconic Gold Coast business celebrates 50 years of operation

A Gold Coast icon, the Nucrush Group, is celebrating 50-years in operation by commissioning renowned local artist Dean Cogle to transform one of their Southport silos into a large-scale public artwork. The silo, on the Southport Nerang Road has been enhanced with imagery of key Southport landmarks – such as the Main Street, the seaway and […]

The difference between boys and girls career choices

A new report has highlighted the stark difference between young Australian boys and girls when it comes to choosing their dream job. The Australian Institute of Family Studies talked to more than 3000 children aged 14-15 – asking them if they knew what career or occupation they’d like to have in the future. 59% said they knew […]

New “sacred space” birth suite at Gold Coast Hospital

Gold Coast University Hospital have unveiled new artwork in one of their birth suites as they aim to make their facilities more culturally appropriate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Around 180 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies are born at the hospital each year. The artwork, by Gold Coast Aboriginal artist Narelle Urquhart shows community […]

These 7 roads are getting a much-needed upgrade

Seven roads across the Tweed Shire are getting a much-needed upgrade thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the Australian Government. Darlington Drive and Fraser Drive in Banora Point, Numinbah Road at Pat Smiths causeway, Gray Street in Tumbulgum, Blackwoods Road in Nobbys Creek and Cabarita Road in Bogangar will all get between $100,000 and […]