on 15 October 2018
The GC 600 Supercars went off with a bang and plenty of local, interstate and overseas visitors enjoyed the spectacular racing in rain and shine. Good location for a great car race showcasing city and beach as well as a positive cash injection for local eateries and attractions. I note the comments by senior participants in the industry that the race weekend needs an injection of modernisation and re-energising of the event to make it more relevant and significant as an ic...
on 15 October 2018
Small businesses will now pay les tax, sooner with the Coalition Government delivering its tax relief five years earlier than planned.
As you know lower company tax means you can invest more in to your business and create the jobs our city needs.
This means businesses with a turnover below $50 million will face a tax rate of just 25 per cent in 2021-22 rather than from 2026-27 as currently legislated. Similar timing changes will apply to the roll out of the 16 per cent tax discou...
on 15 September 2018
Spring has sprung and by the looks of it we shall be in for a long hot one! We have lots of spring offerings such as the 'Swell' festival kicking off on Friday 14 September at Currumbin or perhaps you may enjoy the Gold Coast District Orchid Spring Show, 14-15 September at Albert Waterways Community Centre. School holidays are almost upon us, be safe on our roads and in the ocean and enjoy the delightful spring weather.
The Gold Coast has embrac...
on 15 August 2018
We are just a couple of weeks from embracing spring however it truly feels like spring has sprung already, at least here on the Gold Coast! I think we would all welcome some rain clouds during August to set us up for what looks like a warm spring into summer ahead. You will more than likely have noticed a bit of smoke in the air, our city officers have been working closely with the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service undertaking hazard reduction burns in the hinter...
on 15 July 2018
The Turnbull Coalition Government is backing small and medium businesses by delivering tax relief and helping them to invest in the growth of their business. We know growing businesses will grow our economy and create more jobs for locals.
As part of our tax plan, we've also delivered personal income tax relief because we want taxes to be lower and simpler for all Australians.
We are now focused on delivering tax relief for all businesses because we want you to be international...
on 7 June 2018
A warm welcome to our beautiful winter weather and also a warm welcome to our southern visitors and those across 'the ditch' who likewise enjoy a winter break in the sun! This time of year is the beginning of the whale migration season so keep an eye out as those magnificent leviathans of the ocean cruise past. You may even be fortunate enough to spot a mother with her bub! For those who brave the early mornings I can share with you that the sunrises are trul...