Life on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is Australia’s best Gem, a unique and one of the world’s best city to study and holiday it has all you need
in one location.

The Gold Coast is a genuine and marvelous city with excellent weather, friendly citizens, safe environment with a versatile
variety of foods to suit every culture.

With endless of choices at the variety of activities to do on the Gold Coast no one ever is going to be bored.

Here there are some of the images of our beautiful city has to offer , for more information please visit this two very informative
links.

Information on Queensland’s lifestyle:

www.studyqueensland.qld.edu.au

Information on living and studying in Australia:

www.studygoldcoast.org.au/


The best of the Gold Coast

NATURAL BRIDGE

 

70 KM OF BEACHES

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GOLD COAST NEWEST TRANSPORT

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MAYOR SHOPPING CENTRE’S

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FIRST CLASS HEALTH SYSTEM

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FUN AT THE BEACH

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2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

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GOLD COAST HINTERLAND

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Important Information

Emergency Numbers

Please call:

  • Police 000
  • Fire 000
  • Ambulance 000

Gold Coast University Hospital

1 Hospital Blvd, Southport QLD 4215

1300 744 284

Robina Hospital

2 Bayberry Ln

(07) 5668 6000

Mermaid Junction Medical Centre

5/14 Allandale Entrance

(07) 5572 6888

 Mermaid Beach Medical Centre

2506 Gold Coast Hwy

(07) 5572 1668

Open until 10:00 PM

Medibank Private Health Insurance

From overseas;+61386225780 or 134190

https://www.medibank.com.au/

Australian Homestay Network

3/89 Scarborough St

(07) 5591 3322

Student Counselling

Tranquility Counselling Services

Ros Phillips

Phone: 5570 3303

Email: tranquility2u25@yahoo.com

Eastern Shores International

Family Service Center

Markeri St (07) 5568 0835

Mermaid Waters Dental Surgery

Emergencies 000

State Emergency Services (SES) 132 500

Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) Disaster Hotline (during disasters only) 1800 606 000

Non-Emergencies:

  • Police 131 444
  • Ambulance 131 233
  • Fire Service 131 114

 


Shopping Centre’s facilities

PACIFIC FAIR

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ROBINA TOWN CENTRE

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AUSTRALIA FAIR

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HARBOUR TOWN

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NIGHTQUARTER

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SOUTHPORT PARK SHOPPING CENTRE

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The cost of living on the Gold Coast

 

Restaurants Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$ 12.0020.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 A$ 50.0090.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.95 A$ 8.0010.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 A$ 4.506.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$ 6.008.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 A$ 3.504.80
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.81 A$ 2.003.50
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.16 A$ 1.752.50
Markets Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.32 A$ 1.002.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.03 A$ 1.003.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.19 A$ 2.205.00
Eggs (12) 4.15 A$ 3.005.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.44 A$ 7.0014.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.44 A$ 9.0010.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.25 A$ 10.0023.00
Apples (1kg) 3.69 A$ 3.004.50
Banana (1kg) 2.64 A$ 2.003.00
Oranges (1kg) 3.22 A$ 2.004.00
Tomato (1kg) 4.69 A$ 3.506.00
Potato (1kg) 2.97 A$ 2.004.00
Onion (1kg) 2.23 A$ 2.003.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.05 A$ 1.502.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 A$ 1.203.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 A$ 10.0020.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.08 A$ 4.006.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.72 A$ 3.509.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 22.00 A$ 20.0025.00
Transportation Avg. Range
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$ 3.606.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 110.00 A$ 60.00120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.45 A$ 3.003.50
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.50 A$ 2.144.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.70 A$ 38.0060.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.33 A$ 1.15