Gold Coast Places

Travel to the wonderful places on the Gold Coast

Australia Fair Shopping Centre

Australia Fair Shopping Centre

A large display of sculptures and antiques throughout the centre featured water fountains, furniture, and Roman gods and goddesses Read this story
The De Luxe Theatre

The De Luxe Theatre

Patrons were alerted to the commencement of the theatre programs by the shriek of a steam whistle. Read this story
Burleigh Drive-In Theatre

Burleigh Drive-In Theatre

The first movie to be screened was The Million Pound Note starring Gregory Peck. Read this story
Public Libraries of the Gold Coast

Public Libraries of the Gold Coast

On Wednesday 30 April 1958 the new library opened to the public. Read this story
Broadbeach Bowls Club

Broadbeach Bowls Club

The Broadbeach Bowling Club was officially opened on Saturday 20 March 1954 by Mr T. Strachan. Read this story
The Land of Legend

The Land of Legend

It was the largest collection of dolls in Australia and contained over 4,000 items. Read this story
Crossing the Tallebudgera Creek

Crossing the Tallebudgera Creek

The bridge sank in the middle when the foundations were washed away. Read this story
Burleigh Heads Bowls Club

Burleigh Heads Bowls Club

On Friday 1 November 1935 a meeting to form a bowling club was held at the De Luxe Theatre. Read this story
Rollerland Skating Rink

Rollerland Skating Rink

The Coolangatta skating rink offered outdoor skating on a metal floor. Read this story
Labrador Recreation Reserve

Labrador Recreation Reserve

During the 1940s and 1950s the Labrador Memorial Hall was used as a venue for meetings, functions, receptions, roller skating, dances and movies. Read this story
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Pacific Fair opened on 23 August 1977 as a state-of-the-art shopping centre with 96 specialty stores, entertainment, a fish pond and 300 carparks. Read this story
Gilltraps Auto Museum

Gilltraps Auto Museum

George Gilltrap thought it was important for future generations see the transition from horse and animal power to mechanical power by having a display of exhibits in working order that could travel. Read this story