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Welcome to our December issue!

This month, we’re all about celebrating Christmas and welcoming the New Year!

This month we explore look at why this magical time of year can boost your mental health. We step into the vibrant realm of Australian art, where Chris Riley shines as a testament to the transformative power of passion and perseverance.

With Christmas, comes joy and celebrations, but it can also sometimes lead to conflicts and clashes when families gather so we have included our top tips for ensuring a lighthearted Christmas for everyone! 

Still in need of gift ideas? We have you covered with our Stocking Fillers and Get it Girls Gift Guide! The Get it Girls Gift Guide is back! Find the perfect gifts for your loved ones and perhaps uncover some inspiration for your own Christmas wishlist!

So, grab a glass of bubbles and enjoy the read!


It’s true what they say: you’ve got to be in it to win it!

A SUNFLAIR Prize Pack (valued at $320!)

SUNFLAIR European swim and resort collections are stylish and sophisticated. This season, SUNFLAIR includes vibrant and exquisite prints, in geometrics, tropical florals or a touch of mermaid shimmer. An extensive collection of swimsuits, bikinis, tankinis, floaty kaftans, pretty summer dresses and wraps for a complete summer wardrobe. To celebrate their summer collections, one lucky reader will win a SUNFLAIR prize pack!
1x Beautiful SUNFLAIR Kaftan
1x Waterproof Beach Bag
1x Sun Hat

To enter simply go to our Facebook page, find the post and tell us your favourite holiday destination

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Stuck for what to do? We’ve got you covered, Gold Coast!

We have your Christmas Day sorted!


Celebrate Christmas Day with those you love at the Island Gold Coast. Channel your inner Christmas cheer with a delicious Christmas Day feast in the heart of Surfers Paradise with the Island Gold Coast’s Christmas Day Family Buffet.

 Christmas Day Family Buffet Includes:

Freshest hot and cold seafood, succulent Roast Meats, seasonal Roast Vegetables, wholesome summer salads and decadent desserts.
Perfect for all ages, including the kids! 
The Island Glasshouse, Second Sitting – 3pm – 6pm

The Island Penthouse – Christmas Day Buffet & Beverage Package Includes:

Cold and cooked fresh seafood, traditional roast meats, seasonal vegetables and salads, sides, accompaniments and desserts.

The Island Penthouse, Second Sitting: 3pm – 6pm


Grab your tickets here!