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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

Major Partner


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Cover-More Travel Insurance

Cover-More is Australia’s leading provider of travel insurance and medical assistance. For more than thirty years, we’ve looked after the travel dreams of Australian travellers, saving lives and mending broken holidays.

Our partnership with the GC SUNS is an investment in both an exciting club and their exciting location in one of the most popular travel destinations in Australia.

The GC SUNS are about being bold, fresh, dependable, relentless and community focused. And so is Cover-More. We aim to be the very best in our industry and to look after our customers before, during and after their trip, and not just when they claim.

We are an Australian born and bred company with more than 1500 employees and a global reach that includes the UK, USA, Canada, India, New Zealand, China, Malaysia and many countries in Europe. We know that life’s an experience. And we’re here to keep travellers travelling.

Visit https://www.covermore.com.au/goldcoastfc 

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

XBlades

Established in 1989, X Blades prides itself as a leader in the football boot industry, particularly focused on native Australian Sports; Rugby and AFL. By partnering with leading podiatrists, biomechanics experts and sport science divisions of Australia’s top universities XBlades has become a staple in innovative technology and design, making it a market leader for bladed soles. The cornerstones of the brand and all it stands for come down to four key characteristics; Energetic Culture, Creative Innovation, Insurgent Minds and Gritty Hearts. Without which XBlades wouldn’t be the company it is today. Today, X Blades also has been involved with teamwear for pro teams and elite sporting clubs for over 20 years in Australia and more recently the UK.

https://xblades.com.au/ 

 

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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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.

Mackay

Immerse yourself in nature and fall in love with the laid-back lifestyle of the Mackay region. Holiday parks and campsites line the beaches around Mackay, or you can stay in the centre of the city at a good-value motel or stylish self-contained apartment. You can also glamp right on the beach or get close to nature in a rainforest cabin.

We are proud to partner the Women’s team of the Gold Coast SUNS and grow women’s interest in sport, specifically football.

http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/

 

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

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Gatorade

Gatorade is the only sports drink scientifically proven over 45 years to help fuel pros, amateurs, or anyone serious about their performance.

http://www.gatorade.com.au/

Kool Kids

Kool kids are proud to bring many years of successful company ownership and management to training in Early Childhood Education and Care. We provide a supportive environment for our students so that they can achieve their professional and personal goals. Giving each student the opportunity to evolve and develop in an environment which supports and develops their strengths, aspirations and career path. 

https://www.koolkidstrainingcollege.com.au/ 

Supply Partners

Diageo

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits and beer – a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of the industry.

We have over 200 outstanding brands – old and new, large and small, global and local.

https://www.diageo.com/

 

Sirromet

Sirromet is a family owned and run winery situated at picturesque Mount Cotton, just a short drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Sirromet’s state of the art facilities offers food and wine lovers the ultimate winery experience. Our story begun when Terry Morris, Queensland entrepreneur and businessman, was in Victoria attending a dinner party with friends. Terry mentioned that he had tried a great wine from Queensland’s Granite Belt to which his Victorian friends laughed and said “There’s no such thing as a great wine from Queensland.” This was the spark that Terry needed to create his vision for Sirromet. Terry chose land in the Granite Belt Region renowned for its unique combination of rich soil, high altitude and cool climate, providing the perfect location for growing grapes and in 2000 we opened our doors to the public. Utilising traditional methods and new technology, Sirromet produce exquisite quality wines recognised on the world stage. We are proud to have collected over 900 prestigious national and international wine awards to date.

https://www.sirromet.com/ 

Four'n'Twenty

The FOUR’N TWENTY legend began back in 1947 when Mr LT McClure began baking ‘the most delicious meat pies in Bendigo’. It wasn’t long before the folks in Melbourne caught on, and demand for his tasty treats grew. To keep up with orders, McClure opened a store at the Melbourne Showgrounds, before eventually building an even larger bakery in Ascot Vale, where deliveries were sent to cities and towns all across Australia. In 2003, Patties Foods bought the FOUR’N TWENTY business and through our passion for the brand, it has continued to be a much-loved part of Australian culture. 

http://pattiesfoods.com.au/four-n-twenty 

 



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!

New Era

New Era began in 1920 by a German Immigrant to America, Ehrhardt Koch. In 1993 New Era became the exclusive supplier of on-field caps for the MLB. In 2012 they became the official sideline cap of the NFL, and in 2016 the official court cap of the NBA. Currently New Era expands over North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia as a leading headwear brand in sport, fashion, music and entertainment.

https://www.neweracap.com/

 

Alpha Sport

AlphaSport is one of the largest wholesale distributors and suppliers of sports medicine, physiotherapy, injury prevention, rehabilitation and first aid products in Australia

AlphaSport is proudly Australian owned and operated and have been supplying sports medicine and first aid products to sports club and health professionals for over 17 years.

AlphaSport are committed to providing you with the best quality products, competitive prices and unparalleled service, our experience allows us to provide you with the best knowledge to assist with all of your sports medicine, physiotherapy and rehabilitation needs.

https://www.alphasport.com.au/

 

Elastoplast

The number one brand for injury management,  first aid, wound care and sports injuries in Australia and New Zealand. We offer a range of products and helpful articles to make caring for you and your family easier. Our extensive product range includes, plasters, bandages, first aid kits, kinesiology tape and much more. 

https://www.elastoplast.com.au/

Media Partners

SEA FM

90.9 Sea FM is the Gold Coast's #1 radio station for Hits & Old School and are proud to partner with the Gold Coast Suns.  

Featuring Heather, Dan and Ben for breakfast, Hughesy & Kate for the drive home, as well as Carrie & Tommy and Ash London.

At Sea FM we pride ourselves in being playful, colorful, social & real as well as having the best shows, the biggest stars and the hottest celebrity news.

Sea FM delivers all the latest Hit music every week and is the home of RnB Fridays!

For more information visit www.hit.com.au/goldcoast

GOLD FM

Gold 92.5 are proud partners of the Gold Coast Suns.

Wake up to Everything Gold Coast with AJ, Bridge & Spida, and get the Gold Coast's Greatest Hits all day at work.

At Gold 92.5 we play music with purpose, because it feels good and we love to share that feeling with our listeners!

It certainly FEELS GOOD to partner with our Gold Coast Suns!

For more information visit www.goldfm.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.