Gold Coast Australia

Travel Tips for the First Time Traveler to Australia.

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If you are traveling to  Australia from the Northern hemisphere there are some obvious and some maybe not so obvious things to prepare for. The first important fact is that it is a very long journey. If traveling by  plane it is a good idea to break the journey with a day or two stop-over at a destination about half way. As an example if you were traveling from Rome to Brisbane or Sydney, book a stop over in Singapore or Kuala Lumpa. Another option would be to fly from Rome to Singapore and book a cruise ship from Singapore to […]
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Gold Coast Weather.

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Click on the image below for live satellite weather watch for Queensland.
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Gold Coast Radio

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Click on the links below Gold Coast Scanner Frequencies 92.5 FM 102.9 Hot Tomato ABC Gold & Tweed Coasts  
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Gold Coast Australia Top News

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CLICK HERE>>>The Gold Coast Bulletin
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Gold Coast Maps

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  View Larger Map Map – view street maps and satellite imagery of the Gold Coast Queensland Australia with street directory and address lookup. near Gold Coast, Queensland
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Gold Coast Shopping

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Shopping on the gold coast can be a memorable holiday experience. With hundreds of specialty shops complemented by alfresco dining and entertainment features at most shopping centers. many stores have discount vouchers which you can print off on your computer and present at the store. Use the easy location search at Hot Dockets for free vouchers online. Australia Fair Visitor Information Southport, QLD 4215‎ – (07) 5532 8811‎ Oasis Shopping Centre Victoria Avenue, Broadbeach, QLD 4218‎ – (07) 5592 3900‎ Pacific Fair Shopping Centre Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach, QLD 4218‎ – (07) 5581 5100‎ Harbour Town Shopping Centre Gold Coast Highway, […]
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Gold Coast Community Services.

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Emergency Phone Numbers For life threateningl real emergencies  dial 000 The operator will conect you to Fire, Ambulance or Police departments. Children’s Help line  1800-55-1800 Child Abuse Service  1800-688-009 Lifeline 13-11-14 Electricity – To report the loss of power or faulty street lighting contact Energex: • Non life-threatening situations 13-62-62 • General enquiries 13-12-53 • Emergencies (life-threatening)  13-19 Queensland Fire and Rescue Services 1300-369-003 Gold Coast Hospital – (07) 5519-8211 TRANSLINK (Queensland Transport Bus/Rail) 13-12-30 State Emergency Service (Southport) 5591-1177. Tourism Queensland – (07) 3535-3535 For any emergency regarding child health you can contact at the following numbers and…
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Travel Tips – Gold Coast Australia – the Southern Coast Queensland.

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LOCAL GOLD COAST STORY- by Local “Kitty Jellinek” Ask anyone who has traveled extensively which journeys they have enjoyed the most and I think you’ll find a surprising common answer. An answer that no travel agency advertises – because they can not provide it. I know this answer is true for me – and I have traveled extensively. The answer is; having a knowledgeable local show you the area you are visiting. Let me tell you of one of my experiences to demonstrate. I had traveled the world many times since leaving my birth place in Austria at the age […]
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The Importance of Happiness

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LOCAL GOLD COAST STORY- Submitted by Local “anon” I live on the Gold Coast because this beautiful area makes me feel HAPPY! Happiness is the unending quest in which humans give their eyes and teeth for. A person has never reached true success if he has never felt real happiness. As a matter of fact the declaration of independence states, that happiness and the pursuit there off is man’s in alienable right. Meaning it is a god given right. Why Do We Have to Be Happy? People say that life is complicated enough without having to be moody or sad […]
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Local Stories & People Of The Gold Coast

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Generally speaking the people who live on the Gold Coast are very relaxed and friendly. It is as though the great climate with plenty of sunshine has permeated into the very core of the people who live here.   Where else in the world can you find beautiful gold bikini clad girls,  [Meter Maids], who will top up your parking meter so that you won’t get a parking fine? Introduced by local businessman Bernie Elsey in 1965, the Meter Maids are still walking their beat around Surfers Paradise streets in 2009. In the 60’s they used to insert sixpence into […]
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History of the Gold Coast

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Geographical formation: The Gold Coast  is situated south of  Brisbane in South East Queensland. It stretches from the Albert River in the North to  the Queensland border in the South approximately 56 km [35 miles], and extends from the coast to the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. [commonly referred to as the Gold Coast Hinterland]. 23 million year old Wollumbin/Tweed volcano. Just 30 km inland from the Gold Coast shoreline the land rises to 900 m above sea level. The Hinterland is part of the   cauldron of  these extinct volcanos centered around Mt Warning. This gives rise to […]