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The Gold Coast is a coastal city in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately 66 kilometres (41 mi) south-southeast of the centre of state capital Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales. The demonym for the Gold Coast is Gold Coaster. With an estimated population of 679,127, at June 2019 (including 79,001 in the adjacent Tweed Valley of New South Wales), the Gold Coast is the sixth-largest city in Australia, making it the largest non-capital city, and Queensland's second-largest city.Gold Coast is a major tourist destination with a sunny, subtropical climate and has become widely known for its world-class surfing beaches, high-rise dominated skyline, theme parks, nightlife, and rainforest hinterland. The city is part of the nation's entertainment industry with television productions and a major film industry. The city hosted the 2018 Commonwealth Games which ran from 4 to 15 April 2018.

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    QLD Parking fine GOLD COAST - Meter not working - Appeal dismissed, infringement not withdrawn

    I parked in a 2P Metered zone where the meter was faulty (completely out of order) - the meter was immediately adjacent to my car/parking space. I did make some effort to render it functional (I have photos and video of the meter showing that is in some kind of "back end" mode and not...
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    QLD Gold Coast City Council Parking Fine - Need Help On Dispute

    Hey, I parked at a Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) 2P Metered zone, went to the meter and tried to use my card to pay for the parking. The meter wouldn’t work with the card (wouldn’t pick up or go onto the page where you can use a card), so I used cash and it worked perfectly. (I paid for 2 hours...
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    QLD Parking fine at the Gold Coast

    hi there, recently I received a parking fine at the Gold Coast for staying over the 2 hour period, even I paid another 2 hour car parking period, however I did not move the car. I have written to the Gold cost City Council and they said that I didn't move my car and only two hours parking is...
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    QLD Gumtree Item Wasn't as Described - Recourse?

    Hi there, Last night I bought and electric guitar from Gumtree Fender stratocaster USA guitar for $850 and was advertised as made in USA. I only found out an hour later that pictures didn't line up with real USA stratocaster. I did a serial number check online and it turns out to be parts...
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    QLD Should I Dispute Fake Arrest Warrant?

    I was found with 48grams of cannabis and then threw my phone onto train tracks when asked to put the code in by the police. At the time, I was also on probation for possession and supply. A couple weeks later, my house was raided by the police. I was not home and haven't been charged. The...
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    QLD How Do I Find Dad's Will?

    Dad died in mid-November 2016, Gold Coast, QLD. I would like to find his will and see what it says. A decade ago, he gave me enduring power of attorney, (I don't really know anything as to what that does), and now I am lost in space. His de facto is hostile, and I have no idea who the executor...
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    QLD Emirates Airline - Consumer Rights for Overselling Flight?

    Hi, I am seeking any help regarding my Australian Consumer Law rights, or lack thereof, with regard to 'over booking' or 'bumping' of passengers on Emirates Airlines. My father bought tickets in Australia for both of us to Accra, via Dubai. On the way back, we stopped in Dubai overnight to...
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    QLD Price Change of Holiday Accommodation - Australian Consumer Law Rights?

    Hi, I have recently been looking for accommodation at the Gold Coast for the Commonwealth Games in 2018. After emailing over 30 places, I received a quote I was happy with. I rang the managers of this complex to discuss further, and agreed on a price and paid a $500.00 deposit and they sent...