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Gold Coast Light Rail Opening

20 JULY 2014

Ride the G: for free on Sunday 20 July as we celebrate the opening of the G:link light rail system.

It will be the first time that you will be able to ride on board the trams, and we’re excited to have you on board!

Head into Broadbeach this weekend Sunday July 20  for the Launch of the G:Link with something for everyone to enjoy from markets and activities to special dining offers and entertainment.

  • 1029 Hot Tomato Broadcasting Live 10am – 2pm
  •  Special Art & Craft on the Coast Markets in Victoria Park 7am - 2pm.
  •  Kids’ activities  Jumping Castle in Victoria Park.
  •  Face painting and balloon makers through the Broadbeach Mall and Oasis Shopping Centre.
  •  Musical entertainment Broadbeach Mall Stage, Niecon Plaza and Roving throughout the Precinct.
  •  Zest  Active Healthy Happy interactive kids activtities to be confirmed.
  • View all Restaurant Offers here

Please note some activities will be at a cost.

Trams will run end to end on a normal week day timetable – that’s from 5am every 15 minutes until 7am when it will run every 7.5 minutes until 7pm, when it will run every 15 minutes until midnight.

Check out the G:link frequency page to see the normal timetable.

Free travel is only available on G:link tram services on Sunday July 20 and normal fares will apply from the commencement of passenger services on Monday 21 July. Check out our fares and ticketing post, call TransLink on 13 12 30, or visit for more information.

For more information on journey times on the day, and connecting bus services visit, or call them on 13 20 30.

For more information on local parking nearby, visit




15-17 AUGUST 2014

Jazz up your life to the rhythm and the beat of the Broadbeach Jazz Festival 15-17 August 2014, presented by the Oasis Shopping Centre’s 25th Birthday.

This completely FREE and non-ticketed festival will feature a host of local and Australian jazz greats, performing on outdoor stages and in venues throughout Broadbeach, including the incredible Rhonda Burchmore, Grace Knight, Galapagos Duck, Royal Jellies and Tatu Rei!
Book a room in Broadbeach to soak up the truly incredible atmosphere festival spanning three huge days at the Broadbeach Jazz Festival.

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