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SURFERS TRAM MAKES MAIDEN TRIP

We’ve seen the new trams out and about in Southport, but for our Surfers Paradise tourist hub it’s going to be a whole new experience. Last night, we spotted the trams travelling over Nerang River into Surfers for the first time. Read More »

FAST ARREST OF THREE BAG SNATCHERS

Three men are being questioned over a daylight bag snatch in the heart of Southport this morning. Quick action by police and Council, saw the trio apprehended within two hours. Read More »

TITANS HIT THE HIGH SEAS FOR TEAM BUILDING

As you heard earlier, the Titans’ tested their sea legs today as part of a team building exercise, before Sunday’s trial match against the Warriors. In a first for the club, players raced yachts at Hollywell. Read More »

BIRTHDAY FESTIVITIES FOR SEAWORLD’S YOUNGEST DOLPHIN

A major milestone at Sea World today as the park’s youngest dolphin, Stella, turned one. To celebrate, she was treated to a special ‘happy birthday’ rendition. Read More »

CONSERVATIONISTS IN TOWN TO TALK TRASH

A month long sailing adventure with a mate sounds like a pretty good getaway. But there won’t be much time for relaxing for two friends who stopped in The Broadwater today – they’re here to ‘Talk Trash’. Read More »

NEW ART WORK IN SOUTHPORT SET TO CAUSE A STIR

When it comes to art, its appeal really is in the eye of the beholder. In a bid to splash a little colour around Southport, one company’s enlisted the help of some controversial artists – their work sure to create a stir. Read More »

FEARS SOUTHPORT WILL BE GHOST-TOWN AFTER HOSPITAL MOVE

There are fears Southport could become a ghost town if another use isn’t found for the Gold Coast hospital site. Around 2,000 staff are set to leave the precinct at the end of the year. Read More »

GOLD COAST COUNCIL TARGETS CEMETERY VANDALS

At best, graffiti attacks are grubby and inconvenient – at worst, they’re cruel. After vandals spray-painted headstones at Southport Cemetery, Council has decided to fight back – for the first time, hiring a nightly dog patrol. Read More »

TOURISM MINISTER QUITS CABINET

Southport MP Peter Lawlor has announnced he’s stepping down as Tourism Minister. His decision came as the Premier announced a front bench re-shuffle which left the coast unrepresented in cabinet. Read More »

BRAZILIAN BOYS CALL GOLD COAST HOME

Four Brazilian boys, sailing around the world, have stopped at Southport to taste life on the Gold Coast. The group is planning to spend four years at sea in the name of promoting their home town. Read More »

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