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Music
Finding Creativity Through Routine And The Importance Of Giving Back With Memphis LK

We’ve linked up with Australian Red Cross Lifeblood to take you on a deep dive into Australian artists with music in their…

Music
The Joy Of Performing And Embracing Spontaneity With Producer, Kid Fiction

For artists like Isaac who are drawn to creating, music is undeniably in their blood, so we've teamed up with Australian Red Cross…

Things To Do
The Best Gold Coast Picnic Spots To Throw A Rug Down At

While we could probably list 100 worthy spots, we’ve honed this down to six of the very best picnic spots on the Gold Coast to get you…

What's On
10 Of The Best Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Weekend

Here are the best events you don't want to miss happening on the Gold Coast this weekend. 

What's On
20 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Visit In February 2023

If there was ever a time to shop local on the Gold Coast, it's now.

Food & Drink
The Feed | The Gold Coast Food & Drink News You Need To Know

The food news has been coming in thick and fast on the Gold Coast, to make sure that you're on top of all the tasty things happening…

Food & Drink
A Sleek Beachfront Cafe And Mediterranean Restaurant By The Gambaro Group Are Coming To Coolangatta

Two new venues will open at D Bar, Coolangatta by November 2023, including a beachfront cafe and a chic coastal Mediterranean…

Travel
6 Reasons You Need To Book A Winter Vacay To New Zealand

With a massive NZ sale going on right now at Flight Centre, there’s no excuse not to get your diaries out and start organising your…

Career
World Record Holder And Paralympian, Michael Roeger On The Joy Of Running

As part of The Run Up, we chatted to Michael about his journey—what keeps him coming back to running time and again despite the…

Career
Gold-Medalist Ellia Green On The Value Of Sharing And His Journey To Running Happy

As part of The Run Up, a project to unearth the stories of some of Australia's most passionate runners to get you motivated to lace…

Wellness
Ultra Marathon Champion Jacqui Bell On Conquering Challenges One Step At A Time

As part of The Run Up, a project to unearth the stories of some of Australia's most passionate runners to get you motivated to lace…

Style & Design
Here’s Exactly Where To Find The Gold Coast’s Best Florists

We don’t want you to fall short in your flower-giving duties, so we’ve hunted down the best florists on the Gold Coast.

Style & Design
The Gold Coast’s Best Flower Delivery Services To Spoil Someone Special

Whether you love peonies or lilies, our local Gold Coast florists are armed with the skills to fashion the perfect bouquet and will happily…

Health & Beauty
5 Easy Ways To Boost Your Confidence Before Your Next Night Out

February is just around the corner which means Valentine’s Day is too. And whether you celebrate it with your mates or a date, the day…

Local Escapes
17 Of The Most Romantic Getaways Around The Gold Coast To Feel The Love At

Imagine all the smooches you’ll get when you whisk your other half away on a romantic getaway with all the trimmings.  You guys…

Health & Beauty
7 Easy Ways To Treat Yourself Now The Gift-Giving Season Is Over

Annnd that’s a wrap. The festive season is behind us. While there are no more presents sitting enticingly below the tree,…

News
Why This Free, Inner-City Racquet Club Is The Ultimate Way To Watch The Tennis This Summer

Dig out your fave linen ensemble and gather your crew because we’ve found the perfect place to have a sip sesh in the sunshine and…

Restaurants
20 Of The Best Restaurants In Surfers Paradise To Visit In 2023

With ample choice but varying quality, let us guide you to all of the very best restaurants in Surfers Paradise that'll keep you…

Food & Drink
Get Loved Up At The Gold Coast’s Most Romantic Restaurants This Valentine’s Day

Want to take your hot date to one of the best restaurants on the Gold Coast for Valentine's Day? Here's a helpful list of some of…

Things To Do
Pop Masters Is A World-First Pop Art Exhibition Exclusively Showing On The Gold Coast

Contemporary cultural precinct HOTA, Home of the Arts, will soon present a world premiere exhibition, Pop Masters: Art from the…

Things To Do
Fun Dates Only: Get Into The Valentine’s Vibe At This Epic Paint And Sip

Found: A cringe-free, wholesome and fun Valentine’s Day date idea they'll actually love. 

Travel
17 Gorgeous Tiny Houses Around South East Queensland You Can Actually Stay In

A tiny house is exactly what you need to escape from big city life. Everything is in one (small) space, so you can kick back, relax, and…

Fitness
How One Run Turned Into A Life-Changing Passion With Attica Sous Chef, George Wintle

From community and structure, to how life has changed in the whirlwind eighteen months since that first run, we chat with Wintle about his…

What's On
Stroll Through One Million Flowers At This Massive Scenic Rim Sunflower Festival

Our favourite sunflower farm will soon be re-opening its gates to celebrate its third season of blooming goodness and we could not be more…

Local Escapes
The Best Gold Coast Accommodation To Book In 2023

From modern beachside villas to luxe hinterland glamping to sweet Airbnb cottages, here's the ultimate list of the Gold Coast’s…

Local Escapes
13 Of The Best Hotels On The Gold Coast To Check Into In 2023

The Gold Coast is the ultimate weekender destination, so whether you're travelling from near or far, we've got the perfect hotels…

Restaurants
16 Of The Best Restaurants In And Around Byron Bay In 2023

Love it or hate it, Byron is bigger these days—which means there are plenty of A-class restaurants around town. From bustling…

Food & Drink
27 Of The Best New Openings On The Gold Coast

These openings on the Gold Coast are set to shake up a scene that’s already bursting at the seams with wining and dining goodness.

Food & Drink
Take Your Sweet Time At 15 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Long Lunch Restaurants

We are shining a light on all the top spots perfect for a long, lazy, so-good-we-could-cry weekend lunch. 

Career
5 Ways To Balance Your Side Hustle When Working 9 To 5

Balancing a full-time job and a side hustle is somewhat of an art. It’s easy to get consumed by the two gigs that you quickly begin to…

Food & Drink
13 Of The Best Bakeries On The Gold Coast For 2023

We're bringing you the best thing since sliced bread; 13 of the best bakeries on the Gold Coast to get your next fix.

Australia
6 Road Trips In South Australia You Need To Experience

Pack the snacks, fill the car with good company and start prepping your best good vibes playlist—it’s road trip time.…

Fitness
Sweat It Out At The Gold Coast’s Best Gyms With A Difference

Our roundup of the best and funkiest Gold Coast gyms and fitness studios will have you changing up your regular routine for…

Food & Drink
Raise Your Pinkies At 11 Of The Best High Teas On The Gold Coast

Whether you're treating mum or just feeling fancy, here's where to find the best high tea on the Gold Coast.

Career & Money
How To Prep For Buying Your First Home When You Don’t Know Where To Start

Real talk: the thought of buying your first home can be seriously intimidating. It seems like every other day the news is hitting us with a…

Local Escapes
10 Treehouses In Queensland You Can Actually Stay In

Check out our top picks for the ultimate homes among the gumtrees, and make those childhood dreams a reality in these Queensland…

Travel
Explore Your Backyard With 8 Road Trips To Take Around Brisbane

Brisbane is no stranger to natural splendours and picturesque country villages waiting at the end of spectacular scenic drives, but not…

Things To Do
These Are The Bucket List-Worthy Road Trips To Hit This Summer

Summer is synonymous with unforgettable roadies with your mates, so together with McDonald's, we're dishing up some unforgettable…

Things To Do
Why Hospo Workers Should Consider A Seachange To Perth

With the region booming, there are loads of killer hospo jobs on offer in this beautiful part of the world, too. Still not…

Food & Drink
10 Of The Best Gold Coast Beer Gardens Worth Frothing Over

Day drinking. It’s the hobby of many locals here on the Gold Coast and for good reason. The moment mates, sunshine and cold beer mix,…

Local Escapes
The Best Mount Tamborine Accomodation For Your Next Trip Up The Mountain

Whether you’re in search of a romantic retreat or a trip away with the kids, we’re here to get you out-and-about atop Tamborine…

Things To Do
8 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Car Hire For 2023 Road Trips

From convertibles and family wagons to vans and little zip-arounds, we’ve rounded up the best car hire Gold Coast has buffed and…

Style & Design
Get Your Hands Dirty At The Gold Coast’s Best Pottery Workshops In 2023

Oh, to be a mud manipulator and eat from plates that you created with your bare hands. 

Travel
10 Of The Most Beautiful Free Camping Spots In Queensland

Itching for a digital disconnect? Throw everything you own in the boot and hit the road—we’ve done the hard yards for you…

Local Escapes
The Best Things To Do In Tamborine Mountain

Round up the crew, get the playlist sorted, pick a designated driver (this one is a must) and start planning your itinerary, here are the…

Travel
10 Of The Best Beachside Camping Spots In Queensland

Start packing the nylon and get ready to cast a line, we’ve stumbled across the best beach camping spots in Queensland, complete with…

News
Use Your Phone To Unlock A Sweet Ride With This New Car Rental App

KINTO is the car share revolution that lets you enjoy the freedom of flexible rental terms for an hour, a day or weeks on end, from a…

Local Escapes
Settle In For A Staycay At 9 Of The Best Gold Coast Airbnbs

Whether you’re aching for a staycation or you’re holidaying from interstate, we’ve found the best Airbnbs on the Gold…

Activities & Itineraries
Lace Up And Hit The Best Bush Walks Around The Gold Coast

We’ve broken down the best bush walks on the Gold Coast, from a quick stroll to a full day in the wilderness, that’ll even make…

Things To Do
50 Free (Or Cheap) Things To Do On The Gold Coast

We’ve foraged together 50 awesome things to do on the Gold Coast that are fun, sometimes tasty and maybe even free.

Things To Do
All The Queensland Music Festivals Happening This Summer

Pull up your calendar and block out a weekend (or seven) and tune into some unmissable festivals coming to our corner of the world. 

Career & Money
How To Get Into The Property Market According To 3 Millennials Who’ve Done It

Buying your first home can be a pretty daunting task. Here's what three millennials wish they knew before they got started. 

Australia
7 Reasons Why Brisbane Is The Nature Escape You Need To Recharge Your Batteries

This is your sign to reset, get back into nature and give yourself the opportunity to completely unwind—and where better to do it…

Cafes
20 Of The Best Breakfasts On The Gold Coast

We’ve got you covered from north to south, with the best cafes on the Gold Coast to keep you caffeinated and re-fuelled. 

Things To Do
The Absolute Best Beaches On The Gold Coast

If there's one thing Gold Coast has no shortage of, it's endless stretches of white sandy shores. Let us guide you to the best…

What's On
Top Up Your Festive Cheer With A Twilight Christmas Market, Outdoor Cinema And Tinsel Tavern

There is a tonne of events to check out this Chrissy season, from classic twilight carols to a Christmas Jazz Lounge with no shortage…

What's On
Where To Enjoy Sunset Sips And Free Live Music Across Summer On The Gold Coast

Grab your mates and head down for live performances every Friday with some of the industry’s finest musicians at The Star’s…

Money
5 Ways I Invested In My Health, Wealth And Happiness In One Week

I decided to spend a week investing in my own health, wealth and happiness to set me up for long-term success. 

Things To Do
11 Of The Best Theme Parks To Visit On The Gold Coast

They are easily forgotten about by the locals, but the plethora of theme parks we have here make it the biggest collection of thrill rides…

Career & Money
We Asked About Your Investing Habits, Here’s What You Shared

In partnership with Syfe, the investing app that champions long-term wealth and investment, we asked you about your money habits, so we…

Local Escapes
Sleep Under The Stars At 10 Of The Best Camping Spots Around The Gold Coast

When you have a backyard as stunning as we do, it would be a crime not to take advantage of its wonder and natural beauty by sleeping out…

Food & Drink
Dive Into 11 Of The Best Seafood Restaurants On The Gold Coast

With Gold Coast having access to some of the world’s finest, freshest seafood straight from our pristine oceans, the hardest…

Restaurants
Sink A Fork Into The Best Italian Restaurants On The Gold Coast

If you're in search of real Italian food as the Italians cook it, full of love and soul, head for our pick of the best Italian…

Things To Do
6 Awesome Events To Add To Your Hit List In 2023

From historic sporting events to WorldPride and epic festivals, these are the awesome events you need to add to your 2023 hit list. 

Food & Drink
20 Gold Coast Restaurants Open On Christmas Day So You Don’t Have To Cook

Catering for the clan on Christmas Day can really take the fun out of festive season. So why not hang up your novelty apron and leave it to…

Things To Do
Countdown To Midnight At These 9 NYE Events On The Gold Coast

Grab your favourite people and celebrate in style at this year's next-level events at The Star Gold Coast’s stellar venues,…

What's On
Here’s Where To Find The Gold Coast’s Best Christmas Lights In 2022

Bust out the Mariah and pause your cheesy Christmas movie binge-fest courtesy of Netflix, because it's time to head out for some…

Australia
8 Unmissable Events Worth The Trip To Brisbane

Whether you're a culture seeker or a thrill junkie, the city of Brisbane has it all for you. 

Local Escapes
10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Caravan Parks For Your Next Getaway

Pitch a tent, roll out the swag, park up on a concrete slab or get cosy in a cabin. Here are 10 of the best caravan parks Gold Coast has to…