Bernie Elsey's Beachcomber Motor Inn, Gold Coast, QLD c late 1960s

Bernie Elsey's Beachcomber Motor Inn, Gold Coast, QLD c late "The Australians" by R.B Goodman and George Johnston.

Gold Coast, Australia - I actually took the same pic at Broad Beach

Gold Coast, Australia - I actually took the same pic at Broad Beach

This is the Gold Coast in the early 1960s when it was an emerging tourist hot spot, now ruined by sky scrapers and poor town planning

This is the Gold Coast in the early when it was an emerging tourist hot spot, now ruined by sky scrapers and poor town planning

paradise towers, surfers paradise, 1975

Paradise Towers, Surfers Paradise, Stayed here a few times as well.

1950's life on the Gold Coast

In case you havent heard the news - I am in love with my new job for Village Well in Melbourne.my workmates are such kindred spirits, t.

Chevron Paradise Hotel, Surfers Paradise (1960s)

Chevron Paradise Hotel, Surfers Paradise Looks so tacky now but back then it was luxury.stayed here nearly every holiday.

Lennons Hotel Broadbeach by highplains68, via Flickr

Broadbeach's Lennon's Hotel was demolished in 1987 to make way for a shopping centre but in 1961 it was still a local landmark on the Gold Coast.

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