The Gold Coast
The Gold Coast is famous for fun as Australia’s endless playground of entertainment and adventure, because fun comes in all types and styles.
Stretching along 57 kilometres of stunning coastline, the City of Gold Coast is best known for its surf, sand and sunshine, bordered by its lush hinterland. It has a subtropical climate with an average water temperature of 22 degrees and offers a diverse environmental base ranging from white sandy open ocean beaches, World Heritage Listed rainforest, islands plus a solid business base with eight key industries.
Our natural beauty, relaxed lifestyle and ideal location make the Gold Coast one of the most unique cities in which to live and work. It is a celebrated holiday experience set on one of Australia’s most spectacular natural stages.
While the Gold Coast remains a favourite tourism destination, attracting 12 million visitors each year, the city’s economy is diversifying. Industries with a strong foothold now include education, sports, film, the arts, health, food production, IT, marine and advanced manufacturing.
The Gold Coast is a city of opportunity, on the cusp of a transformational change thanks to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which has instilled a new sense of city pride.
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The Gold Coast is located in south-east Queensland approximately 80km from the State capital Brisbane.
The city is serviced by two international airports:
The Gold Coast Seaway provides safe ocean access and includes around 270km of navigatable waterways.
The Gold Coast connects to Brisbane via the eight-lane Pacific Motorway to the north and the Pacific Highway to the south (coast) or the inland New England Highway.
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