Pure gold ? Catriona Rowntree with her children.

Places in the heart: Catriona Rowntree

As the youngest of four children, TV presenter Catriona Rowntree has fond memories of driving holidays to the Gold Coast — except for the car sickness, of course.

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Going for gold ... the lobby of the QT hotel.

Resorts for grown-ups

Garish is banned, gorgeous is in at new hotels in Surfers Paradise, writes Julietta Jameson.

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Hayman Island.

Hot and happening

The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.

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Hilton Gold Coast

Not all beach goers are deemed equal

Here's the thing about Australian shores. Body paranoia aside, everyone is equal on home beaches.

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