Gold Coast Treasure: Warren Young

For over 40 years, Warren Young has been striving to keep Gold Coast beaches safe.

He began his professional lifeguarding career in 1973 and was stationed at Burleigh Heads. Two years later he was promoted to Chief Lifeguard, a position he has held ever since.

In an exclusive chat with myGC, Warren reveals what he loves about the Gold Coast and shares details about his decorated career.

Watch the video below to discover more about this incredible local treasure:



Carla is a full time journalist, presenter and announcer for 102.9 Hot Tomato and, joining the team towards the end of 2011. When she is isn’t busy presenting all of myGC’s videos, bringing you the latest news or chatting live on air, Carla will often be found scoping out the hottest local events. Carla holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Bond University, where she graduated with number of First in Class and Dean’s List of Academic Excellence awards. Carla is also a well-regarded MC, singer and actor. Some of her credits include hosting the Australia’s Next Top Model Queensland Auditions for Foxtel, guest starring on Toybox for Channel Seven, and performing as Mrs Banks in The Arts Centre Gold Coast’s production of Mary Poppins.

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