World’s best surfers converge on the Gold Coast

28 Feb 2013 2:25 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Thursday, February 28, 2013

For the next two weeks the Gold Coast will host the world’s best surfing talent as the top male and female surfers compete in the 2013 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro.

Launching the event at Rainbow Bay today, Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey said the event was one of Queensland’s most anticipated surfing...

Australian PGA Championship finds a new home on the Gold Coast

28 Feb 2013 9:36 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Australian PGA Championship has found a new home, with the organisers announcing the Gold Coast will host the golf tournament for the next five years. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey today welcomed the decision to hold the Championship at the RACV Royal Pines Resort at Benowa.“I am pleased the organisers...

Bleach Festival rolls out across the Gold Coast

26 Feb 2013 2:30 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News, Tourism, Major Events

Friday, February 22, 2013

More than 30,000 visitors are expected to descend on the southern Gold Coast over the next two weeks as the second annual Bleach Festival officially gets underway.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey will open the festival in Coolangatta this evening.

“We had a fantastic teaser last weekend with the...

Sunshine Coast to host inaugural IRONMAN 70.3

4 Feb 2013 2:09 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News, Tourism, Major Events

Friday, February 01, 2013

The Sunshine Coast’s reputation as a leading sporting event destination has been strengthened with Mooloolaba announced as the host of the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3.

Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey said it was a great coup for the region with the event set to attract 1500 competitors and thousands of...

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