Pacific Coast Christian School

Explore Pacific Coast Christian School at special Open Day

On the hunt for the perfect school for your child? Explore what Pacific Coast Christian School has to offer at their Open Day on July 31 from 9:30am.

Parents and carers will get the chance to discover more about the Tweed Heads South school on the day, with an information session, tour of the facilities as well as a meet and greet with Principal Patrick Donnelly.

There will also be an opportunity to chat to staff members  and learn more about the programs and initiatives on offer for students from Prep to Year 12.

The co-ed school is proud to offer a well-developed indigenous student program, as well as the world-renowned Duke of Edinburgh Award program.

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A new initiative called “HSC in 4 days” is also proving popular with Year 12 students, as it enables them to combine studies with off-site learning and work experience.

From next year, Pacific Coast Christian School will also offer a Middle School for students in year 5 – 8 to help with ease the transition from primary school to senior school.

For more information on the Pacific Coast Christian School Open Day, visit: pacificcoast.nsw.edu.au/pccs/

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Olympics

Qld government commits to Olympic bid

A Queensland bid for the 2032 Olympic Games is looking more and more likely, with the state government now putting money on the table.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the state government will match the federal government’s $10 million commitment to a detailed study of exactly what an Olympic event could look like in Queensland.

The Premier will chair a cross-government Taskforce, to look at the economic viability, where the money will come from, where the village will be and the transport needed to host the games in the region.

“This could be the greatest thing that ever happened in Queensland,” the Premier said.

“When we join together, we’re unstoppable.

“Imagine all levels of government, business and the community united behind the single goal of a Queensland Olympics. They’d be the best ever.

“There are many benefits to hosting these games but I want to make sure we know the costs as well,” the Premier said.

The recent IOC decision allowing a bid from a region rather than a city has been hailed a ‘game-changer’ by the Premier, along with continuing to use existing infrastructure.

“This next stage will allow an Olympics that is inclusive of Queensland.

“We delivered a Commonwealth Games that got the world’s attention, that was inclusive of cities outside the Gold Coast such as Townsville and Cairns and we delivered them on time and under budget,” the Premier said.

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‘All positions are vacant’: Gold Coast Titans to rebuild after 5th straight loss

The Gold Coast Titans remain at the bottom of the NRL ladder, after a loss to the Melbourne Storm at Cbus yesterday.

While the Titans held the lead for a short time in the first half, the ladder leaders made light work of turning it around.

It was the Titans’ fifth straight loss at home, earning the side their worst start to the season.

It comes a week after the sacking of coach Garth Brennan, with the whole club on notice to do better.

One of the interim coaches Craig Hodges says no one’s position is safe, as the club tries to rebuild.

“We know what direction we want to go, and we know what we want to achieve.

“We just need to find with – to start with – the 17 most committed to that.

“And then we’ll work on the wider squad.

“But at the moment, all positions are vacant,” Hodges said.

Hodges says he’s interested in taking on the role of head coach full time, but that the club has a lot more to focus on right now.

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Sellers wanted for Baby and Children’s Market coming to Carrara Markets

A dedicated Baby and Children’s Market is coming to Carrara Markets for one day only on Sunday August 4.

BUBBARAMA will give Gold Coasters the chance to buy and sell new, preloved and handmade items for babies and kids, including clothing, toys, books, nursery items, décor, bikes, skateboards and more.

The one-day super event will take place inside the Events Arena at Carrara Markets, and will feature preloved bargain offerings, mixed with new arrivals from local boutiques, and unique creations from wonderfully crafty Gold Coast mummas.

BUBBARAMA event organiser, Mia Lee is encouraging local parents to book a seller spot to offload some their children’s unwanted or outgrown items.

“Every parent faces the dilemma of what to do with those clothes and toys once their precious little one has outgrown their use, with most items are still in perfect condition. Sustainable and recycled children’s wares and clothes is in huge demand and this is a brilliant way of making a little cash as well as ensuring your children’s clothes don’t end up as landfill,” she said.

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In addition to great shopping, there will be loads of kids activities on the day including a free kids brick building workshop, free face painting, fun selfie booths, in addition to the already popular market pony rides, baby animal farm and bungee trampoline.

Bubbarama takes place on Sunday August 4 from 9am to 2pm and is free to attend. Seller sites are still available to book now at carraramarkets.com.au/bubbarama.