Future Gold Coast: Bulletin series looks at challenges facing tourism, health, education, real estate, manufacturing and entertainment

THE Gold Coast Bulletin is launching the next instalment in its Future Gold Coast series, bringing the city’s leaders together to capitalise on opportunities for the Gold Coast in a post-COVID era.

Future Gold Coast (Reset) will look at the challenges and opportunities across a range of sectors, including tourism, health, education, real estate, manufacturing and entertainment.

The series follows the highly successful Future Gold Coast event last year which examined what the Gold Coast needed to position itself for 2030.


Bulletin Editor Rachel Hancock speaks at last year’s Future Gold Coast event. Picture: Mike Batterham.
media_cameraBulletin Editor Rachel Hancock speaks at last year’s Future Gold Coast event. Picture: Mike Batterham.


Bulletin editor Rachel Hancock said the campaign would focus on the Gold Coast now, and the many opportunities that had arisen since the coronavirus pandemic hit.

“No doubt the pandemic has hit the

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UA Presents changes its name, mission as part of its ‘renaissance’ | Entertainment

Arizona Arts Live 2020-21 season

What: Arizona Arts Live replaces UA Presents as the University of Arizona arts presenter. It kicks off its inaugural season in October.

Tickets: Prices as listed and available at arizonaartslive.com

The season:

• Oct. 29-Nov. 29, “Monuments”: Australian artmaker Craig Walsh challenges the traditional concept of monuments as homages to long dead heroes and instead celebrates the living, commemorating Southern Arizona’s unsung heroes for their contributions to the community. Each night in the trees on the University of Arizona campus, visitors can see projected images of local heroes and learn their stories. Free.

• Nov. 10-24, 600 Highway Men’s ​”A Thousand Ways​, Act 1,” over a telephone: The opening act of a three-part performance art piece that engages audience members “with their words, actions, gestures, silence and thoughts.” Here’s how it works: Two people who have never met, guided by prompts, questions and a

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Dadline: Screen children’s school time spent online | Entertainment

The first couple of weeks of virtual public education have gone pretty well. My daughter has successfully signed into classes, completed classwork, taken quizzes and has stayed on top of her studies.

She made a cozy office space in her room, where she sets up her school-issued laptop and accompanying notebooks and pens.

She does her homework and checks her grades and assignments online. She’s completely plugged into her studies — and that’s the problem. She is on the computer all the time.

One of the biggest consequences of pandemic-enforced online learning, to me, anyway, has been the high number of hours children spend staring at screens. Sitting in front of a computer all day perhaps isn’t the worst thing that can happen to a family, heaven knows that’s what I do all day to make a living, but finding the right ways to balance study, games, social media chatter

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