Ready To Make The Most Of The Gold Coast With The Best Outdoor Furniture?

Picture this. You’re enjoying the warm Gold Coast weather with get-togethers and BBQs outside in your new patio area that looks super-glitzy and camera-ready. Yet relaxed enough for afternoon naps. And it all comes with a budget-friendly price.

The dream’s all yours with Amart‘s new outdoor furniture range that will help transform your home into an entertaining paradise. And their stylish designs will make your next party the never-forgotten talk-of the-town. Glam up your outdoor area with sun lounges and outdoor umbrellas. Or decorate with a fire pit and warm up under the stars on chilly nights.

You’ll turn into the ultimate party host, with plenty of comfortable outdoor furniture for all your guests and lavish extras that will impress. So all that’s left to do is call your family and friends and spend your days outside making the most of our world-class sunshine and living up the Goldie lifestyle.

Durable Materials Perfect For The Gold Coast
You’ll get long-lasting use from Amart’s outdoor furniture. Whether it’s Gold Coast’s sun, wind or humidity, their collection is designed to withstand the elements and be enjoyed for years. Try the popular UV-resistant PE wicker and galvanised steel of the Hamilton Chaise Lounge and coffee table for on-trend seating that delivers durability and style. Or go for the durable yet lightweight aluminium Zariah 9 Piece Outdoor Dining Set that features trendy curved arm rests and sleek lines that will level up any entertaining area and make dinner parties a fancy affair.

On-Trend Designs
Amart’s range delivers endless on-trend design in a wide range of aesthetics, so there’s something for every lifestyle and budget. Whether you choose monochromatic neutrals

like greys, browns and whites or natural materials like timber and rattan, your furniture will look classic and never go out of style. Wood furniture only seems to grow in popularity, and Amart’s got some stunning high-quality options. Their sleek & modern San Lucas 4 Piece Lounge Set features a black aluminium frame with eucalyptus timber accents and tabletops. It’ll help you enjoy countless dinner parties and BBQs in maximum style.

Multifunctional Seating
We expect a lot from our outdoor furniture, and the new designs don’t disappoint. The Miami 4 Piece Outdoor Lounge gives you the flexibility to reconfigure your outdoor seating, whatever the occasion. So you can entertain, play and relax all year round. Its soft cream cushions and armchair-like design help give the illusion of a seamless indoor-outdoor flow. The chairs can be arranged into one long couch for family movie nights or separated into smaller groups to create intimate nooks perfect for entertaining—so versatile.

Ready to live your best Gold Coast life and not waste any time cooped up inside? It’s time to spend laughter-filled days and nights outside. Check out Amart and deck out your entertaining area with their stunning outdoor furniture range. You’ll get the best deals on outdoor dining tables, chairs and lounges all in one place, and leave plenty of time for lazing by the pool on your new sunbed.

Staff wanted for Guzman y Gomez new Southport store

Looking for work and love mexican food?

Guzman y Gomez is on the hunt for staff for a brand new drive-thru restaurant opening this October at Queen Street Village in Southport.

The 100% clean fast-food chain is currently recruiting locals who love hospitality to join their GYG Southport opening team.

Gold Coasters with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply, as well as those who are looking to get into the workforce.

There are roles available for Restaurant Managers, Assistant Managers, Shift Managers, Head Cooks, Senior Cooks and Crew, with training to commence later this month.

Some of the benefits that come with working at GYG include:

  • Free uniform
  • Flexible work hours
  • Crew team building activities and competitions
  • Discounted meals
  • Cultural celebrations – Day of the Dead and Cinco de Mayo

If you would love to join the Guzman y Gomez family, find out more and submit your application here!

This is a sponsored editorial brought to you by Guzman y Gomez.


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Qld business downcast amid strong earnings

Queensland businesses are less confident about the next 12 months despite enjoying solid sales and revenue.

Some 42 per cent of businesses say sales and revenue rose in the June quarter, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Queensland (CCIQ).

However, their confidence has fallen as rising labour and operating costs continued to eat away profits.

The CCIQ’s Cherie Josephson says half of the businesses surveyed reported a fall in profitability over the quarter.

“We saw a decoupling of business performance and confidence; a significant deterioration of business confidence but solid business performance with similar expectations for the September quarter,” she said.

While businesses’ main concerns are labour and operating costs rising, other factors hitting confidence.

Ms Josephson said rising inflation, interest rates, energy costs as well as supply chain disruptions had dented sentiment.

More than nine in 10 businesses reported rising fuel prices and almost 83 per cent said their insurance costs jumped in the June quarter.

Supply chain and logistics costs increased for 79.4 per cent of firms surveyed.

In the three months to June, electricity, raw materials and stock costs rose for more than 72 per cent of respondents.

“While sales are strengthening, businesses’ ability to grow is being held back by continued rising operating costs,” Ms Josephson said.

“Businesses need certainty about what support they’ll be offered for rising operating costs, including energy, insurance and fuel costs if there was to be any sustained improvement in business confidence over the next 12 months.”

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WATCH: The events you don’t want to miss during Week 1 of BLEACH* Festival 2022

BLEACH* Festival has kicked off for 2022, with Gold Coasters able to enjoy 11 days of performances, experiences and fun right across the city.

To launch the event, locals gathered at North Burleigh early on Thursday morning to enjoy First Light –  a 6am sunrise ceremony with dance, fire and song performed by Deline Briscoe, the Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers and Yugambeh Youth Choir.

This year, BLEACH* Festival will feature around 233 artists, with 94 performances and 36 events to take place until August 21.

With so much on offer, Placemakers* CEO & Artistic Director for Bleach* Rosie Dennis told myGC there were a number of highlights during Week 1 that Gold Coasters don’t want to miss.

Homegrown Opera opens [Thursday night] in the Botanic Gardens. I saw a rehearsal [Wednesday] night, it is absolutely beautiful and will hit you in the heart,” she said.

“Kate Miller-Heidke closes out the first week on Sunday night, that is pretty fabulous as well.”

Ms Dennis said VOLO: Dreams of Flight is a must-see for those visiting the North Burleigh precinct this weekend.

“It’s four virtual reality experiences that you take while you are on a kids swing set, and it is designed on Leonardo da Vinci’s flying machine so it is really super fun.

“For the kids, we have We Built This City, which is 4000 cardboard boxes being made in to a tiny city right here in North Burleigh.”

Bleach* Festival is on from August 11-21. The Gold Coast’s flagship annual arts and cultural celebration will feature four main hubs, including North Burleigh, Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, Miami’s industrial pocket and Mudgeeraba. To see the full program, visit:

This is a sponsored editorial brought to you by BLEACH* Festival.



Iconic sweet treat axed from supermarket shelves across Australia

In terrible news for lolly lovers, it’s been revealed the popular Starburst brand will no longer be sold in Australia.

The company that manufactures Starburst, Mars Wrigley, has confirmed the iconic brand has been discounted indefinitely.

The axing includes the most-popular Fruit Chews item as well as Snakes, Babies, and more.

The sweet treats are no longer being imported into the country, with supply chain issues and rising cost pressures to blame.

The brand was discontinued in Australia officially in June 2022.

The revelation comes as people across the country struggled to find the products on supermarket shelves.

The Mars Wrigley company is responsible for manufacturing an array of other iconic treats including M&Ms, Snickers, Maltesers and Skittles.