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Style & Design
Here’s How You Can Win One Of Five $4,000 R.M.Williams Shopping Experiences

Sometimes a solid piece of advice or a beloved shared memory can be the greatest gift of all, and this Father’s Day, iconic Aussie…

What's On
Have Your Say On The Future Of Gold Coast Transport And You Could Win A $500 Gift Card

Off the back of a recent election, the thrill of having your voice heard when it comes to community issues is alive and well and…

Things To Do
Unlock And Save On Epic Experiences With The Brisbane App

This August, it’s time to get out and rediscover Brisbane with some killer access to some crazy exclusive deals available on…

Food & Drink
Where To Find 17 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Japanese Restaurants

Ramen slurping, bowl sipping and sashimi devouring—there’s something particularly magical about Japanese cuisine. Perhaps…

Local Escapes
9 Treehouses In Queensland You Can Actually Stay In

Growing up as a little tike in Queensland, nothing was cooler than the idea of a treehouse hideaway—a secret space all to your own,…

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

Winter, what winter? The Gold Coast has been turning it on lately and we're cheering that it's *finally* the last month of winter,…

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

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…

Cafes
Set Your Alarm, Here’s Where To Find 20 Of The Best Breakfasts On The Gold Coast

Gold Coast cafes are as abundant as the tanned bodies on our beaches. If there is one thing we’re equally proud of as our glittering…

Things To Do
Tie The Knot At The Gold Coast’s Most Beautiful Wedding Venues

Getting hitched? Given it forms the backbone of your entire event, finding the perfect wedding venue is no small task. Fortunately,…

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

Sometimes, the hustle and bustle of modern living can all be a bit...much. You need a getaway, somewhere laid-back, relaxed, yet totally on…

Restaurants
13 Of The Best Restaurants In And Around Byron Bay Right Now

Byron Bay has come a long way since its surfie heyday in the 60s. Beach shacks have become mansions, celebrities are spotted on the streets,…

News
Win One Of 40 Holidays To Celebrate Flight Centre’s 40th Birthday

From lazing around a boujee hotel wrapped in a fluffy robe and soaking up the sun on an exotic, far away beach to exploring new and exciting…

Things To Do
12 Of The Best Whale Watching Spots Around The Gold Coast

There are many amazing things about living on the Gold Coast, and one of them is being located right on the ‘Humpback Highway’,…

Food & Drink
COAST Beach Bar & Restaurant Is Surfers’ Glam New Dining Spot With Oceanfront Views

It’s the glitter strip that put our humble surf city on the global tourist map, but there is so much more to Surfers Paradise than…

Things To Do
BLEACH* Festival Is Back For 11 Incredible Days Of Art, Music And Cultural Celebrations

Gold Coast arts and culture enthusiasts have been hanging out for the much-anticipated return of BLEACH* Festival, and after a one-year…

Local Escapes
Book A One-Of-A-Kind Stay In This Wooden Yurt In The Gold Coast Hinterland

Looking for somewhere a little out of the ordinary for your next weekend getaway? How about a yurt? No need to travel to Mongolia though,…

What's On
23 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Browse In August

There's no doubt the Gold Coast has a love-hate relationship with winter. Hot chocolates, cosy sleep-ins and curling up around a fire?…

Local Escapes
This Dreamy Montville Retreat Was Named The Most Romantic Hotel In The World

Calling all star-crossed lovers and loved-up couples out there. If you agree there’s no better way to say “I love you”…

Things To Do
6 Of The Best Upcoming Events On The Gold Coast

Whatever you're into, there's something for everyone on the agenda at The Star Gold Coast over the next action-fueled…

Career & Money
Ladies Talk Money Answer Your Tax-Time Questions

Ah, tax time. That wonderful time of year when you remember all the things you set out to do last July to make this July a little greener.…

News
Disability Advocate Hannah Diviney On Her Debut Book And The Power Of Representation

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth how they got here, what fuels…

Bars & Pubs
The Gold Coast’s Best Craft Breweries Worth Frothing Over

In case you’ve been living under a rock—craft beer is all the rage right now in 2022. And the Gold Coast is leading the…

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

You’ve got twenty bucks burning a hole in your pocket and you don’t know how to spend it. Said no one, ever. After all, money…

Style & Design
Embrace The Flower Power At 9 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Florists

We all know the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Some of us are more easily pleased—flowers, for example. Hint,…

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

Who doesn’t like getting surprised with a bunch of blooms? They’re pretty, smell delightful, and make you feel oh-so-loved. You…

Things To Do
Unleash Your Inner Big Kid At The Gold Coast’s Best Go Karting Tracks

Whether you've watched one too many Fast & Furious movies, need a unique weekend activity, or simply have a need for…

Cafes
10 New Gold Coast Cafes You Should Check Out ASAP

Whether you’re on the hunt for a new breakfast spot or just want a change of scenery, we get it—it can be oh-so-easy to slip…

Restaurants
15 Of The Best Restaurants In Surfers Paradise

It’s the glitter strip that put our humble surf city on the worldwide tourist map, but there is oh so much more to Surfers Paradise…

Australia
Here’s Your Complete Guide To Yamba On The NSW North Coast

While many flock to Byron Bay when they're in the Northern Rivers region of NSW, if you’re after chilled-out vibes, Gram-worthy…

Local Escapes
7 Must-Do Activities Across NSW That Will Give You All The Feels

From sun-drenched hidden beaches and rugged coastlines to idyllic waterfalls and national parks awash with greenery—regional NSW is…

Food & Drink
Support Local And Eat Your Way Through 9 Of South Bank’s Best Dishes And Cocktails

There’s only one location in Brisbane where you can start your night sipping cocktails with a tropical twist, whisk your tastebuds…

Food & Drink
The Best New Openings On The Gold Coast Right Now

From re-launches of some of our favourite Gold Coast institutions to exciting fresh faces in the foodie landscape, these new restaurant…

Things To Do
Time To Lace Up, Here’s Where To Go Ice Skating Around The Coast

Even during the coldest part of the year, South East Queensland weather errs on the side of mild. Besides the odd shower or cold snap,…

Food & Drink
An Inside Look At Palm Beach Avenue, From Little Truffle’s Daniel Ridgeway

Brought to you by award-winning restaurateur and chef Daniel Ridgeway and his wife Ruggie, comes the Gold Coast’s most…

Local Escapes
Feel The Love At The Most Romantic Stays Around The Gold Coast

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

Local Escapes
Settle In For A Staycay At 10 Of The Best Gold Coast Airbnbs

Whether you’ve long called the Gold Coast home or if you're simply looking to spend a few days in our beachside pocket of…

Travel
The Op Shop Revival Is Upon Us And Here’s How To Score A Secondhand Steal

There’s nothing quite like the jolt of joy that courses through your body when you come across the perfect one-off piece at Vinnies.…

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

Italian. Ask anyone what their favourite cuisine is and, nine times out of ten, it'll be Italian. Pizza, pasta and…

Things To Do
Win One Of Four Epic Snow Parties Thanks To Canadian Club

The mid-year winter months can be a touchy subject for some (ok, yes, it's us). Between the endless cascade of European summer on the…

Food & Drink
The Best Dumplings On The Gold Coast And Where To Find Them

Good things come in small parcels of deliciousness. Yes, that's right we're talking about the fried, steamed, pillowy and…

Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Hotels In Brisbane To Book

With a subtropical winter, proximity to incredible beaches, and plenty to eat and drink, Brisbane is a perfect spot to plan a vacay (or…

Entertainment
From A Viral Instagram Post To Building A Social Movement With Chanel Contos

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth their career journey, what fuels…

Food & Drink
Cinemas Just Got A Whole Lot Sweeter With The Release Of A Brand New Choc Top

I don’t know about you, but there’s one thing that I simply cannot resist when I head to the movies. It’s the most…

Things To Do
6 Reasons You Need To Visit This Food & Entertainment Mecca On The GC

Nestled in the beating heart of Surfers Paradise, we’ve found the perfect place for the ultimate fun day out. Think: epic games, live…

Local Escapes
Talaroo Is The Blissful New Queensland Hot Springs Destination You Need To Visit

After a long day of work (or lockdown), sometimes all you want to do is draw a relaxing bath to wash all your woes away. Well,…

Career & Money
Why Diversity Is More Than Size Fluidity, According To Modelling Agent Nikki Mann

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth their career journey, what fuels…

Food & Drink
Jimmy From Easey’s Creates A Cheeseburger Recipe Inspired By The Bob’s Burgers Movie

Whether you're a Bob's Burgers fan, cheeseburger lover or Easey's addict—we're happy to let you know you've…

Travel
23 Epic Reasons To Plan A Trip To Brisbane This Winter

With the onset of those cold and dark winter days well and truly here, it feels like high time we stop mourning the end of summer. That is,…

Cafes
Wrap Your Mitts Around 12 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Hot Chocolates

We hardly get a proper winter here on the Gold Coast, but we like to think we do. We wake up, pull on our track pants, shake off the dust…

Bars & Pubs
Drink Up, Here’s The Best Bars On The Gold Coast And Where To Find Them

Eating and shopping your way around the Gold Coast’s best restaurants and boutiques can be thirsty work. Luckily, our glorious city is…

Style & Design
10 Of The Coolest “Chilled Vibe” Dinner Party Essentials

Connecting with your crew over delicious eats and, more importantly, juicy drops is undoubtedly one of the best ways to pass the…

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

If you need a break from the beach and are up-to-date on shows from your last Netflix binge, then there’s really only one…

Food & Drink
17 Of The Best Restaurants On The Gold Coast In 2022

There’s no denying the Gold Coast of 2022 is a foodie’s paradise. But finding the right restaurant to suit that special…

Travel
Stay The Night In A Luxe Cabin At This Stunning Winery In The Scenic Rim

If you love a good winery trip, but not the part where someone has to be designated driver to transport you home, The Overflow Estate 1895…

Travel
Virgin Has Just Announced Direct Flights Between Bali And The Gold Coast

Now that international borders have finally re-opened, the travel news has been coming in thick and fast in Queensland. To make sure…

Food & Drink
Sink A Cold One At 10 Of The Best Old-School Pubs Around The Gold Coast

A descendant of the British public house, the old-fashioned Aussie pub is far more spacious in size and usually distinctive for their wide…

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…

Food & Drink
Here’s Every Dish You Need To Devour From The New Menu At Palette

Upon entering the doors of Palette Restaurant, you’d think you were brushing shoulders with the elite in Sydney as the harbour…

Local Escapes
Soak It Up At The Best Stays On The Gold Coast With Outdoor Baths

To make it through the daily grind every week, prioritising some consistent, well earned rest and relaxation is key. While you could…

News
A Stunning Sky-High Snow Lodge Is Transforming The Gold Coast This Winter

Here on the Gold Coast, winter is more of a passing thought than an actual season. Sure, we all love to complain when the mercury drops…

Local Escapes
13 Cosy Cabins And Cottages On And Around The Gold Coast For A Winter Escape

Whisking yourself away to the mountains and neighbouring valleys is about the closest thing you’ll find to winter on the Gold Coast.…

Travel
5 Neighbourhoods To Explore On Your Next Sydney Weekend Escape

We all love the anticipation of getting away and losing ourselves in all the exciting possibilities a different city has to offer,…

Food & Drink
Sink Your Fork Into 16 Of The Absolute Best Restaurants In Burleigh Heads

Ahh, Burleigh. Over the years, this southern hub has established itself as something of a mecca for incredible food on the Gold Coast. Home…

Career & Money
Youth Advocate Yasmin Poole On Morning Rituals And Working Towards A Better Future

Have you ever wondered how someone landed that dream job? What about the jobs you never knew existed?  Oftentimes we're…

Food & Drink
Get Hooked On 10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Fish And Chips

Nothing makes us happier than a bundle of freshly cooked fish and chips—best consumed overlooking the beach or, let’s be honest,…

News
A Massive Immersive Light Festival Will Illuminate The Gold Coast In July

The Gold Coast is set to score a mesmerising makeover in just over one month’s time, when the inaugural BITY CITY LIGHTS* festival…

Things To Do
Refresh Your Creative Soul With Sydney’s Best Art And Culture Events This Year

Sydney is brimming with places to get your creativity flowing. Whether you're seeking a refresh from the nine-to-five or searching for…

Travel
Every Excuse You Need To Book A ‘Winter’ Holiday On The GC

Anyone who has had the pleasure of a vacay to the Gold Coast shouldn’t need much convincing to book a return visit. But because we…

Local Escapes
15 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Accommodation Spots For Your Next Staycay

The Gold Coast punches well above its weight when it comes to dishing up the best accommodation, but don’t just take our word for…

Travel
Book Your Flights, Here’s 5 Unmissable Things To Do In Singapore

International travel is finally back on the table, and our wanderlust hearts couldn’t be more full. We’re so ready for all of…

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

Here at Urban List, when we see food, we eat it. And when we see seafood, we’re not just eating it, we’re the ones fork-fighting…

Things To Do
Soak Up Sunshine At The Best Beaches On The Gold Coast

You could be forgiven for thinking the Gold Coast is just one long stretch of sand, with nothing but the rugged good looks of lifeguards to…

Food & Drink
Devour The Best Toasties With The Mosties On The Gold Coast

Ah, the humble toastie. So simple, yet so satisfying. To people who say they could give up bread, we say toasted sandwiches.…

News
The Langham Is The Gold Coast’s New Five-Star Luxury Hotel With Direct Beachfront Access

The Gold Coast is set to welcome a shining jewel of luxury, with the much-anticipated opening of Australia’s newest luxury resort…

Activities & Itineraries
7 Must-Try Activities To Add To Your Sydney Itinerary

Whether you're seeking adventure, impeccable dining, culturally-rich experiences or pure relaxation, Sydney truly is a special city that…

News
How And Where To Vote, How To Vote Early And Where You Can Find A Democracy Sausage

We're rolling into the pointy end of the 2022 Federal election and it's time to cast your vote; whichever way you're swinging…

Things To Do
Where To Find The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves Around The Gold Coast

On the Gold Coast, our seasons may not be as frequently changing as they are further south (something we’re super grateful for,…

Travel
9 Boutique Hotels To Check Into On Your Next Sydney Weekend Escape

If you're seeking an enriching local escape to reset, Sydney is an idyllic destination. Boasting pristine sandy beaches,…

Local Escapes
The Best Airbnbs In Byron Bay In 2022

Byron Bay is one of Australia's most famous beach destinations—and if you've been to this idyllic spot, you'll know…

Things To Do
The Crafted Beer And Cider Festival Has Just Announced Their Massive Lineup

We’ve got some beer-y good news for all you Gold Coast brews lovers that is sure to quench your thirst for a good time. The beloved…

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. But, if…

Sustainability
Inside The Fashion Psyche Of Hobart Designer Noah Johnson And His Cult Designs

Have you ever found yourself deep in a scrolling session, mesmerised by the epic efforts of someone who is not only killing it in their…

Food & Drink
Where To Find The Best Ramen On The Gold Coast In 2022

As the temperature drops, our desire for ramen exponentially increases. Nothing quite hits the same as slurping up some noods out of a…

What's On
30 Things To Do With Mum This Mother’s Day On The Gold Coast

Here’s the deal: your mum put up with all your diapers, tantrums and excessive eyeliner during your teenage years, so it’s time…

Wellness
Treat Someone Special At 10 Gorgeous Day Spas On The Gold Coast

Whether you’re on the Gold Coast for a long time or a good time, chances are the searing Queensland sun has taken its toll on your…

Things To Do
7 Unforgettable Gifts To Spoil Mum With This Mother’s Day

We don’t mean to toot our own horn, but when it comes to treating the mums in our lives to a pressie that matches what a gift they are…

Travel
Plan Your Next Tropical Getaway With This Ultimate Guide To Cairns

Winter is well and truly on the way, and if we're being honest—we're already not coping. For most of the year, we live in a…

What's On
12 Of The Best Gold Coast Restaurants Where You Can Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Do you want to finally become the favourite child? It’s time you ditched the same chocolate and flowers Mother’s Day gift that…

Food & Drink
An Inside Look At Isoletto, The Star’s New Sky-High Luxury Pool Club

Pristine beaches, a laid back coastal lifestyle and summer basically all year round—we’re pretty lucky here on the sunny Gold…

Style & Design
9 Of The Most Hyped Activewear Pieces To Add To Your Workout Rotation

After what felt like a lifetime of lockdowns, you don’t need to tell us twice that moving our bodies does us a world of good.…

Style & Design
Lounge In Style With New Balance’s Inclusive And Gender-Neutral Range

As loungewear continues to be the foundation of modern style, it's not surprising that many of us look to sportswear brands for…

Food & Drink
Treat Yourself At 16 Of The Best Restaurants In Broadbeach Right Now

If you haven’t figured out that Broadbeach is one of the Gold Coast’s central destinations for all things scrumptious,…

Activities & Itineraries
Break Free From The Gold Coast’s Best Escape Rooms

Some may say the idea of being voluntarily locked in a small room with other people and then attempting to break free is an odd, if not…

Restaurants
Save Your Pennies With 16 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Cheap Eats

When you’re trying to stick to your New Year’s budget resolutions, are a frugal penny pincher or are just trying to avoid living…

Food & Drink
What’s Open This ANZAC Day Public Holiday On The Gold Coast

ANZAC Day is all about commemorating our diggers, past and present, but it is also the crown jewel in a string of public holidays that…

Career & Money
Artist Bianca Beers On Noughties Wardrobe Keepsakes And Unapologetic Style

They say fashion is a personal journey and that couldn’t ring more true for artist, designer and creator Bianca Beers.  We sat…

Things To Do
Creator And Digital Artist Tara Chandra On Standing Out Over Fitting In

“Eclectic, colourful and over-accessorised” is how Sydney creator and digital artist Tara Chandra describes her…

Food & Drink
Where To Find The Best Teppanyaki Restaurants On The Gold Coast

Who doesn't love the sizzling, smoky, tantalising goodness of teppanyaki? For those who are unfamiliar with the theatre of flavours that…

Food & Drink
15 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Cafes On The Gold Coast

There are certain places you probably shouldn’t take your dog: job interviews, dentist appointments, the airport and weddings. Having…

Sustainability
Here’s What The Circular Economy Is All About, According To 5 Sustainability Experts

If you’re someone who has a reusable coffee cup (and remembers to use it), has a compost at home and regularly engages in meat-free…

Bakeries & Delis
Load Up On The Gold Coast’s Best Hot Cross Buns This Easter

It’s that magical time of year where you can indulge in sweet, sweet chocolate for 24 hours and no one will judge you. It also means…

Travel
Everything You Need To See, Eat And Do In Lake Macquarie

Where heart-thumping adventure meets slow, sun-drenched relaxation, Lake Macquarie is the under-the-radar coastal destination that…

Career & Money
Join The Nationwide Search For Changemakers Shaping The Next Decade

It’s been said that we’re now entering Generation ‘A’—the era of the activist.  Every day people are…

Style & Design
Treat Yourself To Life-Changing Sleep With Our Favourite Sustainable Bedding

When it comes to retail therapy, there’s no denying we love any excuse to treat ourselves. So naturally, when we found out about…

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

It’s an age old tradition that’s survived all today’s modernisms, because who doesn’t love an excuse to make a date…

Food & Drink
What’s Open This Easter Long Weekend On The Gold Coast For 2022

As satisfying as stuffing your face with hot cross buns and chocolate eggs can be, we know you’ll be eager to put your precious four…

Local Escapes
15 Of Queensland’s Best Airbnbs That Will Make You Want To Book A Staycay Immediately

With the holidays quickly approaching, it seems like all of our thoughts are on our next getaway. But instead of heading to the same…

Australia
The Best Accommodation In Byron Bay In 2022

When it comes to the dream seaside escape, it doesn’t get much better than Byron Bay. Nestled between the sparkling azure waters of…

Things To Do
Level Up Your Date Night With This New Mini Golf VIP Upgrade Experience

If, like us, you’re always on the lookout for new and exciting things to fill your weekends and spruik up your weeknights, we have…

Plan The Vacay Of Your Dreams With These Incredible Spots In Spain

Euro summers are back on the agenda and to celebrate, we’ve teamed up with the legends at Qatar Airways to curate the ultimate travel…

What's On
Stroll Through 400, 0000 Flowers At This Massive Scenic Rim Sunflower Festival

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

Local Escapes
Book A Stay At The Best Glamping Spots On And Around The Gold Coast

The idea of pitching a tent and foraging for firewood to cook your own dinner as you reconnect with nature sounds great in theory, but…

Travel
4 Of The Coolest Cities To Visit In The U.K

No matter the season, it’s always a good time to plan a vacay in the U.K. In the summer, there’s music festivals aplenty, beer…

News
Refresh Your Athleisure Aesthetic With Canterbury’s Bold Limited Edition Capsule

Wave goodbye to yoga-style comfies; there's a more striking athleisure aesthetic in town. In case you missed it, bright and bold…

Travel
Here’s Where You Should Vacay In Croatia This Year

Home to famous walled cities steeped in history, pristine beaches, and islands where the only thing on your to-do list is…

Australia
Bliss Out At 10 Of The Best Hotels On The Gold Coast In 2022

We think the Gold Coast sets a new standard when it comes to hotel accomodation—there are numerous beachside digs with more than your…

News
#WaitingOnZuck: Here’s Why You Won’t See Any News From Us Today

Around this time last year, The Australian Government, Department of Treasury (℅ Josh Frydenberg) introduced the News Media Bargaining…

Food & Drink
Sydney’s Newest Restaurants Worth Getting On A Flight For

Whether you’re a foodie treating yourself to a culinary trip or you're just after a well-deserved holiday with a few delicious…

Health & Beauty
Hit The Reset Button At The Gold Coast’s Best Massage Spots In 2022

As wellness and holistic health have started to gain popularity over recent years (and with good reason too), massages have become an…

Food & Drink
Don’t Miss Urban List’s Epic Wine Collab, Score 25% Off The Final Release

If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to try our bagged wine collab; Bagnum, wait no longer. We're celebrating our final release…