The Gold Coast is a picturesque coastal city within Queensland, 70 kilometres south of Brisbane. Spanning over 57 kilometres, it is a region which is known for being laid-back and relaxed. Almost 700,000 people call this region home. With its stunning white sand and uncrowded beaches, it is a tourist hotspot of Australian and overseas visitors alike, attracting almost 10 million visitors every year.
It is not just a great place to visit - it is also a great place to live and work. If you want to study, the Gold Coast offers three university campuses - Bond University, Griffith University and Southern Cross University, located at Robina, Griffith and Bilinga respectively. There is also the option of TAFE with 5 main campuses at Southport, Ridgeway, Benowa, Coomera and Coolangatta.
Do not just assume that it's vast expanses of white sandy beaches make it a great place to live, it is also surrounded by over 100 000 hectares of rainforest, with Springbrook National Park and Lamington National Park being among the most popular places to go bushwalking and unwind. There are some great hiking trails, such as the 18.5km circuit at Toolona Creek and the three day Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk.
In addition to this region's usual sources of entertainment, the Gold Coast is also spoilt by having Movie World, Sea World, Dreamword and Wet'n'Wild on it's doorstep.
Many people assume that there may not be adequate job opportunities within this region, or perhaps not as many jobs for professionals, but as of 2016, professionals actually made up the highest percentage of jobs held by the resident population, at 18.3%, which is minimally lower compared to Greater Brisbane's percentage of 22.9%, with the number of professionals moving to the Gold Coast expanding each year. The unemployment rate of the Gold Coast, at 5.6 percent, is actually lower than the national level of 5.9%. Tourism remains the biggest industry within the Gold Coast, contributing over 2.5 billion dollars in revenue to the region each year. The City of the Gold Coast is currently heavily investing in Southport, the city's CBD, which is leading to many further business and investment opportunities.
If you are thinking of moving to the Gold Coast, you may be wondering which are the best suburbs to live in. Of course, this depends on your situation and what lifestyle you may choose to lead. If you are looking for the best Gold Coast suburbs to raise a family, you may want to consider suburbs such as Bundal, Broadbeach Waters, Biggera Waters, Coombabah, Labrador and Mudgeeraba. These are considered desirable yet more affordable suburbs to raise children. They also contain good schools and facilities. If you are a single person looking to enjoy the Gold Coast City lifestyle on offer, you are likely to benefit from living directly within Southport, which is the Central Business District of the Gold Coast. You may assume that the multiple skyscrapers within the CBD house tourists, but in fact the majority of people living within these towers are locals. The famous Q1 building within the CBD stands at over 322 metres tall, and remains one of the tallest residential towers in the world.
Whatever your reason for visiting the Gold Coast, whether for work or leisure, you will surely not be disappointed and may find yourself visiting this vast area many more times to come.
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