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City Overview

The Gold Coast is located on the east coast of Queensland just over One hours drive from the state’s capital Brisbane. With a population of more than half a million people it has earned the title of being the sixth largest city in Australia. With its subtropical climate and temperatures that remain sunny and warm for around 300 days of the year it has become a tourist hotspot attracting over 12 million tourists a year. 

The Gold Coast is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, innovative city that offers beautiful beaches amongst golden stretches of sand with a backdrop of high-rise apartments and buildings stretching as far as the eye can see.

You will find a colourful, diverse blend of shops, cafes and restaurants, theme parks, entertainment and the arts just off the shore and the ample stretches of sand.  

The centre of the Gold Coast is famously known for its breathtaking surf beach hence creating its nick-name that’s renowned world-wide; ‘Surfers Paradise’.

Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise picture courtesy of Andrew Walker

Along with the famous beaches there are popular theme parks such as SeaWorld, Dream World, Movie World and Wet ‘n’ Wild that have made it a central tourism hub, playing host to events such as Summer of Surf, Step Up Surfers Paradise and Schoolies Week, attracting millions of visitors, tourists and Australian high school leavers yearly.

Surfers Paradise located in the centre of the city is a popular holiday destination offering an eclectic blend of beachside shopping, dining, bars and clubs offering a complete holiday experience for tourists and a relaxing, laid back lifestyle to residents.

The Gold Coast boasts an extravagant line up of festivals and cultural events and will play host to the 2018 Commonwealth Games. There are many transport options available to get to and around the Gold Coast using buses, trains, ferries, trams and taxis. The city is serviced by Coolangatta airport for international and interstate visitors. The Gold Coast is an affordable location for annual holidays.

Source:

http://www.australia.com/en/places/gold-coast.html

http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/default.html

Fun facts and trivia about Gold Coast

Theme Parks Gold Coast

Gold Coast Theme Parks picture courtesy of Infinity

Weather in Gold Coast                                             

Due to its subtropical climate the Gold Coast is known to have warm weather through out most of the year and averages humidity levels of up to 75% during summer and seldom drops below 65%. Summer is usually sunny and hot with February being the wettest month with brief tropical storms a common occurrence late afternoon. Due to its subtropical climate and high UV index the use of sun protection is highly advised.

Summer: December - Feb

Average: 29C

Autumn: March – May

Average: 26C

Winter: June – August

Average: 22C

Spring: September – November

Average: 25C

Source:

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/climate/station.jsp?lt=site&lc=40764

http://www.australia.com/en/facts/weather/gold-coast-weather.html

http://www.gold-coast.net/goldcoast/weather.html


Removalists in Gold Coast

Moving can be an exciting yet stressful event and trying to find the best removalists with reasonable rates and professional attitudes can heighten the stress factor. We have provided a list below of a number of reputable and dependable professionals to help in the Gold Coast area:

A Great Move

Prestige Valley Removalists

Moving your business to Gold Coast - Relocating

Due to its high tourism rate there is always work available in retail and hospitality and the city continues to grow in economy and employment. In 2014 it was named as one of the top 10 countries in the world to do business in by the World Bank Group. There are over 50 great suburbs for singles, couples and families such as Ashmore and Labrador both of which are beautiful leafy beachside suburbs with different lifestyle aspects.

The Gold Coast has a vast range of support networks to guide and assist in relocating or starting a new business. Workshops, training and business advisory services are available to support businesses of all types macro or micro. For additional information and links to support programs see:

Business Queensland

Australia's Gold Coast

Compass Business Support


Top Community Services in Gold Coast

There is a wide range of community services, government and non-government in Gold Coast that offer support and services to adults and families in regards to jobs, housing and accommodation, ageing and disability, youth and child care, domestic violence, family assistance, multicultural services and general information and advice for residents. For a comprehensive list of not for profit and Government departments:

My Community Directory

Gold Coast Community Legal Centre

Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast

Feros Care


Schools

The Gold Coast is comprised of over 200 early child care centres, over 100 primary schools public and private, and close to 70 high schools and offer a high standard of quality education. Tertiary education is available at TAFE Gold Coast, Griffith University, Central Queensland University, Bond University and Southern Cross University. For a comprehensive list of schools and educational offerings check out the following links:

Gold Coast Australia

TAFE Gold Coast

The Arts Centre

New York Film Academy Australia


Getting Around

Public transport, buses, trains, ferries and taxis:

Destination Gold Coast

Queensland Rail

Translink

Gold Coast Cabs


City Sightseeing

Destination Gold Coast

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Gold Coast picture courtesy of Wot If

Employment

City of Gold Coast Jobs

Seek

Career One

Indeed

Gold Coast News

Gold Coast Bulletin

Courier Mail

My Gold Coast News

Newscorp Australia

Q: I am travelling on a working holiday and need somewhere to store my stuff?

A: The Gold Coast is one of the top tourist locations,  a popular destination for a working holiday. Need somewhere to store your stuff while you move around? We have spaces available from one cubic metre Lockers and everything above. No lock in period, only pay for the time you store, and we refund all unused rent. With 24hr access this is the perfect “completely flexible” solution for someone on the move.

Q: I am looking for a storage centre that I can run my business from?

A: You can use self storage to compliment your business, power and lighting is or can be made available. Access to free wi-fi, conference room and kitchenette facilities. Unlike a warehouse, there are no legals, no bond and no lock in period making your business storage flexible. Downsize or upsize or move out of your space when you want without penalty. Perfect for start-ups, small businesses or large businesses who like to be nimble and cost efficient.

Q: Can I hire a moving trailer at your centres on the Gold Coast?

A: Yes you can, every centre has a moving trailer free to use when you move in. All our trailers are covered with a canopy to protect your goods from the weather while moving.

Q: Security is a priority for me when storing my goods. How many cameras and what sort of surveillance do you have at your Burleigh Junction centre?

A: Burleigh Junction is a fully self-contained lockup building with alarm monitoring and CCTV surveillance throughout, with 8 cameras. The centre is also equipped with PIN code access on entry and exit and security lighting throughout.

Q: Do you have storage on the Gold Coast that has undercover loading and unloading areas?

A: Our Burleigh Junction centre has undercover loading and unloading areas. Protecting you and your goods from the extreme weather conditions we experience on the Gold Coast from time to time.

Q: Do you have a GoGet ride sharing van located at Burleigh on the Gold Coast?

A: Yes, almost all Kennards Self Storage locations have a GoGet van available for you to use when moving into storage. Our Team can help you join the ride sharing platform at our special rate for customers. The van is available 24/7 when not already in use.

Q: What size storage space do I Need?

A: Size does matter! You don't want to be paying for more space than you really need. You can speak to one of our trained storage professionals. They can help determine the right storage space for you by asking questions about your storage needs. Or you can use our Space Estimator to help you choose the size of your storage space. And if on the day it's not right we can change it!

Q: How much does storage cost in the Gold Coast?

A: Storage rent is generally paid monthly in advance, storage costs may vary depending on the size and location of the storage space. It's important to choose the right size space for your storage needs so you are not paying for extra space you don't need. Some storage companies may charge additional fees for administration and cleaning in addition to storage rent. At Kennards there are no hidden fees or charges, just one monthly rental amount. We like to call this our "Fair Go Pricing".

You can often save on your storage costs by paying in advance. At Kennards Self Storage we offer discounts of 5% for payments made 6 or 12 months in advance. 

You can obtain a Quote, Reserve a storage space or even rent a space quickly and easily online, obligation free without penalty. You don't like the space we change it or your money back. That's our Fair Go pledge. 

Q: I need to pack up my house and move can you help?

A: Yes we have a full range of boxes and packing supplies available online or in our store retail shop.

Q: Do you have temperature-controlled storage spaces?

A: No we don’t, but one of the features of our fully enclosed, solid construction building is protection from major fluctuations in temperature. The solid concrete floors provide a level of insulation from the hot Queensland sun maintaining a general even temperature on the lower levels.

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