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Water work flows into Gold Coast film industry

World-leading expertise in water-bound filming has emerged as a major driver behind a surge of international blockbusters and television series choosing to film on the Gold Coast, bolstering the city’s growing international reputation as an alternative Hollywood.

Arts & Culture

Gold Coast greets new spring of live music

Teen pop superstar Ruel, Hermitude, MAY-A, Sycco and Budjerah will headline a new, free live music festival at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, delivering an elixir to pent-up demand for live music festivals and showcasing some of Australia’s favourite artists and emerging talent.