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PARTNERS

Foundation Partner


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HOSTPLUS

HOSTPLUS is a founding and proud partner of the Gold Coast SUNS. HOSTPLUS is an industry super fund that was formed in 1987 and now boasts close to 1 million members and 75,000 employers, making it one of Australia’s largest super funds. HOSTPLUS services the hospitality, leisure, tourism and sport industries and to find out more about joining this growing industry super fund contact 1300 HOSTPLUS (1300 467875) or visit hostplus.com.au

Patron Partner


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The Southport Sharks

Since it was founded in 1961, Southport Sharks has established itself as the biggest Australian Rules Football Club in Queensland, with a reputation for being fiercely competitive and successful.

Evolving from humble beginnings in a tin shed, today Sharks is regarded as one of the Gold Coast’s premier entertainment, dining and leisure venues.

Lending a hand in the local community is one of the club’s main priorities, with $2.45 million in cash and in kind donations contributed to various local organisations and charities last year.

A successful Patron Partnership with the Gold Coast SUNS proudly recognises Southport Sharks’ continued commitment to further the development of AFL in the region.

The Patron Partnership objectives are achieved through significant on-going financial contribution to the Gold Coast SUNS, contribution to club governance and strategic direction through their position on the Gold Coast SUNS board of directors and a working partnership to develop the sport of Australian Rules football across the region.

You can find more information at www.southportsharks.com.au

Stadium Partner

Metricon Homes

At Metricon, we build innovative and forward thinking homes for all types of Australian families. From the moment we opened our doors in 1976, we consistently had one goal: to build homes where you can truly love to live. It is this long standing goal that drives us to continue creating award winning home designs.

We are passionate about innovation, and strive to constantly inspire our customers with fresh, new ideas. We are committed to making the dream of building a new home as simple and enjoyable as possible, focusing on delivering superior quality homes with the ultimate customer experience in mind.

As Australia’s leading home builder, we are dedicated to evolving with Australia’s changing lifestyle needs, offering home designs that are both stylish and affordable for everyone no matter what stage of life you’re in.

For more information, visit one of our beautiful display centers, across Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia or go to metricon.com.au

AIRLINE PARTNER

Virgin Australia 

At Virgin Australia we’re bringing the romance back to flying. With constant innovation at the heart of everything we do, our superior products and award-winning service set us apart from our competitors and lets you enjoy a world-class experience on every flight.


Together with our alliance partners Etihad Airways, Delta Air Lines, Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand we’re taking you to more destinations in our unique style.

Our domestic Business Class includes complimentary Lounge access, priority airport services, an exclusive Luke Mangan menu, plus a choice of premium beverages. And Velocity, our award-winning frequent flyer program, lets you earn and redeem Points for travel to hundreds of global destinations. 

For more information, visit the Virgin Australia website

Technology Partner

Huawei

Huawei is a leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider serving 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators. We support businesses and organisations across the globe with Enterprise ICT solutions and create smart phones, tablets, smart wearables and mobile broadband devices offering a world of possibilities to consumers everywhere. Huawei products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries and support the communications needs of one third of the world’s population.

In Australia, Huawei creates around 600 jobs and works with all major Australian operators. Half of the Australian population already use some sort of Huawei product for their telecommunications needs.

For more information, please visit: www.huawei.com.au follow us on Twitter or visit us on YouTube.

 

Major Support Partners


 
Carlton & United Breweries

Carlton Draught is Australia's number one tap beer and is proud to be the Gold Coast SUNS number 1 draught pick!

Carlton Draught is a traditional, full-strength lager that is crisp on the mid-palate with a good malt character and smooth full-bodied flavour. Clean hop bitterness gives the brew a slightly dry finish. Synonymous with the origins of the brewery itself, Carlton Draught is renowned for tasting as fresh as it did the day it was brewed. And it’s that kind of consistency in taste that’s been important to Australians for generations.

You can find Carlton Draught at venues all across Queensland. Keep an eye out for the latest innovation from Carlton Draught, Brewery Fresh Tank Beer, which is unpasteurised draught beer delivered direct from the brewery!

For more information, including venue locations for Tank Beer, head to carltondraught.com.au

 

AustWorld

Austworld are innovators and leaders in Australian Plumbing Wholesale.

The 100% Australian owned family company is based on the Gold Coast and has been behind the SUNS since the first bounce.

AustWorld's extensive range of high-end valves, tapware and fittings are designed to save plumbers time, conserve resources and stay ahead of new techniques aimed at working together in this increasing water conscious society.

All of their products are developed and designed by a team of local engineers in the company's own research facility, where they undergo rigorous testing. This care extends to manufacturing, ensuring the products are amongst the world’s finest.

AustWorld's dedicated teams at distribution centres in Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Sydney and Perth are always there to lend a hand; providing fast support and easy access to stock no matter where you are located.

For more information visit austworld.com.au.

Official Partners



Lipton

Lipton Ice Tea is Australia’s leading iced tea brand and is sold in over 56 countries worldwide.  It is a deliciously refreshing cool drink. Lipton Ice Tea is made from real tea leaves and contains no preservatives, no artificial colourants, and less sugar than most regular soft drinks.

For more information on Lipton Ice Tea check out our Facebook page.

McDonald's Gold Coast

McDonald’s Gold Coast is a proud sponsor of the Gold Coast SUNS Shine Schools Program. All our restaurants on the coast are run and operated by locals, for locals. We’re committed to supporting our local communities and sporting groups from the grass roots up.

Today, there are more than 800 McDonald’s restaurants throughout the country, including 33 restaurants on the Gold Coast. The organisation employs, over 85,000 people in restaurants and corporate offices Australia-wide, and is the largest employer of youth in the country.

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Zarraffa's Coffee

Zarraffa's Coffee, established in 1996, was originally a roasting house operating from the backstreets of Southport on the Gold Coast.

Back then customers would come in for their daily coffee and enjoy a fresh brew perched on a hessian bag full of green coffee beans yet to be roasted by founder and CEO, Kenton Campbell.

Kenton's dream was for Zarraffa's Coffee to become Australia’s premium coffee provider, knocking the competition out of the water with an exceptional product and service guarantee.

From one store, the proudly Australian-owned company has grown into a franchise operation that is synonymous with convenient, quality coffee that is tailor-made for each customer consistently across each store.

With a drink menu offering a delicious choice of hot or cold beverages, Zarraffa’s has also introduced a growing new range of scrumptious food options.

With over 70 stores across Queensland, northern NSW and Western Australia, customers can enjoy their favourite coffee, both dining in store or on-the-go at a drive thru.

www.zarraffas.com

Supply Partners



Coca-Cola Amatil

Coca-Cola has been the long standing Official Soft Drank Supplier of the Gold Coast SUNS.

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) is one of Australia’s largest beverage and food companies and one of the world’s top five Coca-Cola bottlers. With  a market capitalisation of around $10 billion CCA is one of the ASX Top 30 companies, and operates its businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Samoa. CCA’s large beverage and food portfolio includes all the trademark Coca-Cola brands, including Coca-Cola, diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Fanta, Mother, Glaceau Vitaminwater and Powerade, as well as premium spring water Mount Franklin, Pump and Neverfail, Goulburn Valley fruit juice and Grinders Coffee. CCA also produces Australia’s leading packaged food and vegetable products and snacks under the SPC Ardmona and Goulburn Valley label. Click here to read more.

 

Streets

Streets Ice Cream is a trusted local name and sits as part of the Unilever portfolio, which includes world-leading brands such as Lipton Iced Tea, Rexona, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo. Streets is the #1 Ice Cream brand in Australia with approximately 60% market share, and has a number of segment leading brands.

Whether you’re on your way somewhere, at home or at work, it’s always "Ice-Cream Time" and Streets Ice-Cream has something for everyone. Streets are Australia’s favourite ice-creams - from the temptingly indulgent Streets Magnum, to a Streets Cornetto; while there is always fun to be had with an iconic Streets Paddle Pop or for something refreshing and fruity try a Streets Calippo or Splice!  At Streets we believe that Ice Cream makes you happy – so go on, spread the happiness and enjoy a Streets Ice Cream today!

Nu-Pure Beverages 

Nu-Pure Beverages is 100% Australian owned company manufacturing 100% Australian made products.

Our spring water is sourced from specially selected pristine Australian springs, pure with a natural balance of minerals the way mother nature intended.

At Nu-Pure it’s all about healthy, natural hydration. Our vision is simple… to refresh and provide consumers with innovative, premium quality Australian made and owned beverages that look, feel and taste great!

Media Partners

Hot Tomato

102.9 Hot Tomato has been entertaining Gold Coasters since 1st August 2003 and targets a broad audience (25 – 54 with a female skew). The 102.9 Hot Tomato point of difference is the localism of their shows with the station's music comprising of the best music from the 80s to now. 

The programming line-up personifies Hot Tomato's commitment to excellence in radio. Listeners start the day with Flan & Emily Jade for Breakfast, entertaining the Gold Coast with hilarious skits, fun contests, and their very own take on the happenings locally, nationally and around the world. Across the workday, Hot Tomato run hourly news bulletins along with station promotions and the Drive Shoe with Mal Lees and Moyra Major from 3.00pm. The Hot Nights Show ends the day with a total music focus.

For more information visit www.1029.com.au.

Gold Coast Bulletin

The Gold Coast Bulletin is the heart of the Gold Coast, Australia's sixth largest city.

Across its six days of publication the Gold Coast Bulletin celebrates and champions the community with its diversity and breadth of content to reflect the unique people, lifestyle and experiences of the region.

Complementing our newspaper product is goldcoastbulletin.com.au which keeps locals and visitors alike informed with breaking news, as it happens.