The gold coast is more known as Surfers Paradise, It is the lowest city in queensland that is not in another state. In 2018 the Gold Coast will hold the commonwealth games.
The gold coast was originally known as the south coast (because it was south of the current capital, Brisbane). Due to house pricing and goods inflating, it became the Gold Coast as of 1950. Soon enough the Gold coast became a hotspot for tourists. Captain cook first discovered the site in 1770 16th May. But 32 years later Matthew flinders discovered the Gold coast. More people after kept sailing and discovering this site until finally the site became a site for Upper class Brisbane residents.