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Australia’s Green Cauldron receives boost

Posted on September 19, 2013

  Source: Flickr - eGuide Travel Funding from Government bodies could see Australia’s Green Cauldron (AGC) relaunched as one of South East Queensland’s most sought-after tourist destinations. 

Regional Development Australia Gold Coast were pleased to host Bernard Salt this week as he delivered the 'Analysis of the Gold Coast Long Distance Commuter Workforce' report at SkyPoint (Q1). To those guests who were able to join us, thank you for coming along and we're sure you found Bernard's presentation exciting news for the Gold Coast. We wanted to circulate Bernard's report, and the subsequent media coverage, to everyone including those guest [...]

Bernard Salt's Gold Coast Report

Posted on August 13, 2013

Regional Development Australia Gold Coast (RDAGC) is proud to support the new study released today by KPMG Demographer, Bernard Salt, revealing the lengths some Australians will go to in order to retain their Gold Coast lifestyle. First the Gold Coast gave Australia the idea of a retirement lifestyle by the beach. Then we delivered the idea of a seachange lifestyle where Australians either lived permanently or had a beach house 'down the co [...]

Digital Enterprise Program

Posted on April 5, 2013

The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, yesterday called for applications from service providers to deliver the fourth round of the Digital Enterprise program. Applications are welcomed from the three communities of Gosford (NSW), Gold Coast (QLD), and Wollongong (NSW). Organisations that are eligible for funding under this program are listed at Section 7 of the program guidelines below. The Digita [...]

Intelligent Cities Summit 2013

Posted on March 4, 2013

City of Gold Coast has partnered with the Future Cities Institute to bring the inaugural Intelligent Cities Summit 2013 to the Gold Coast on 6 & 7 May.  RDA Gold Coast is very pleased to be supporting this event alongside Microsoft, the overall event sponsor. This summit will comprise the four core themes for Intelligent Cities: Citizen Engagement Local Innovation Intelligent Infrastructure Digital Economy   As a part of the [...]

FIFO on the Gold Coast

Posted on February 20, 2013

"Where the FIFO are you?" The Gold Coast is advancing closer to establishing the city as a fly-in, fly out (FIFO) centre for the mining industry and we need to know how many workers there are in this sector who live on the Gold Coast. Also, how many are interested in obtaining work in this sector. If you currently work in the resource sector or are interested in working in it, "Resource Link GC" would like you to complete their short survey. Resour [...]

Regional Development Australia Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement of the projects proceeding to full application stage for Round Four of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF).  Round Four will allocate $175 million through grants of between $500,000 and $15 million for priority regional infrastructure projects that also leverage funding from state and local governments and the private sector. The projects selected to proceed to t [...]

Regional Development Australia Gold Coast (RDAGC) is very proud to be associated with the recent visit by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, to Australia after an absence of some 15 years. The whirlwind tour took in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney and his only Queensland visit was the Gold Coast where he delivered a free public lecture at Griffith University on 2nd February as part of the TBL Down Under Tour. Sir Tim marked the [...]

Gold Coast. Full Stop.

Posted on February 8, 2013

Extract from media release by the Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) re the concept behind the new brand for the Gold Coast. Released Thursday 7th February 2013. It's the Gold Coast. Full Stop. is the core idea behind the Gold Coast's new whole of city brand launched today. "From today, we're scripting our own story with a new brnad that says " yes, we're unconventional and no single sentiment can define us". Launched at the city's Broadwater Parklands [...]

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