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There's a foodie revolution going on right here

A wave of exciting new restaurants are opening their doors to cater for the growing foodie revolution on the Gold Coast.

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Gold Coast skydivers watch the city grow

Where better to get a birds eye view of the Gold Coast's growth over the years than leaping out of planes?

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This is the home of high performance

Ex-Olympian Duncan Free believes the Gold Coast is ready to become a hub for high performance sport - the reasons will surprise you.

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Ecovillage life - live green and thrifty

Gold Coast families are reaping financial and lifestyle benefits from going off the grid to live in an ecovillage.

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NRL star turns to horses for new career

Out of the NRL spotlight, Will Zillman is forging a new career as a horseman and a vet-in-training. DOWNLOAD STORY AND PICTURES

The best new attractions on the Gold Coast

There is more to do on the Gold Coast than just the day on a gorgeous beach, with a raft of new attractions arriving in the past few years.

Who's up for the Rollercoaster challenge?

Nerves of steel and a disregard for gravity are helpful when it comes to taking on The Great Gold Coast Rollercoaster Challenge.

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The Gold Coast has seriously grown up

A decade ago the Gold Coast was known for meter maids, schoolies and fish and chips on the beach. A lot has changed.

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Why Amy Shark loves the Gold Coast

Musician Amy Shark says the Gold Coast music scene is more sophisticated than ever before, but it's the lifestyle that keeps her at home.

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$60 million offered to Gold Coast business

World-class advice and investment is available for entrepreneurs on the Gold Coast to grow their businesses.

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Stars zip over the Gold Coast treetops

Ziplining above the rainforest is luring adventure-loving celebrities on the Gold Coast.

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Gold Coast's bid to become the smart city

The Gold Coast is fast transforming from Queensland's famous glitter strip to a hub of health and science innovation.

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Gold Coast skull painting goes global

Meet the Gold Coast entrepreneur who is making a killing from creating and decorating replica human skulls.

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Chinese tourists brave the surf for selfies

A selfie on a surfboard is now more highly prized than one with a koala for young Chinese tourists so they are overcoming a fear of water and hitting the waves.

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Grape expectations for Gold Coast wines

Gold Coast vineyards are making a mark with alternative wine varieties better suited to their unique conditions than more traditional vines.

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Spiny crayfish surprises Queensland tourists

A unique area of rainforest near Queensland's Gold Coast has a startling range of biodiversity, including a feisty crayfish.

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The coast is Gold for drone-maker

A global leader in drone cinematography has opened an office on the Gold Coast to be at the centre of the action in Australia’s movie industry.

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Council says digital move will save ratepayers thousands

The Gold Coast could soon become known as the digital coast with a high-speed internet connection powering everything from sprinklers to sewerage systems.

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The Gold Coast’s most expensive high-rise penthouse has an unusual selling point - comes with 20 car parks.

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Gold Coast researchers hope their molecule discovery could soon lead to a new drug to treat sepsis and save millions of lives.

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Gold Coast researchers hope they have found a way to reduce the pain suffered by victims of Ross River virus and Chikungunya virus.

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A team of Queensland scientists is examining human fossils and rock art to help rewrite the history of modern humans.

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There's more to The Gold Coast than sun, sand and surf. From above this city is stunning. DOWNLOAD PHOTO GALLERY

Ecovillage life - live green and thrifty

Gold Coast families are reaping financial and lifestyle benefits from going off the grid to live in an ecovillage.

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Lush, green and simply stunning. No wonder so many people love the Gold Coast hinterland

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