6-8 August, 2025
RACV Royal Pines Resort
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Gold Coast

Congress is back on the Coast!

Variety is the spice of a perfect holiday! Plan your visit to The Gold Coast and come for the beaches and theme parks, stay for the wildlife reserves hinterland walks, tantalising dining, cultural events, and oodles of water-based action.

For those who haven’t been, welcome to the Gold Coast: the gateway to the heart of Australia’s most beautiful beaches, wildlife reserves and outdoor adventure! Whether this is a holiday in your own backyard or a trip further afield, the Gold Coast offers the perfect chance to explore natural wonders, as well as countless options for relaxing and dining against a stunning backdrop.  

Getting around

By Air

There are direct flights to the Gold Coast from numerous Australian cities. The RACV Royal Pines Resort is located less than 30-minutes from the Gold Coast Airport.

By Rail

Queensland Rail (QR) operates regular train service between the Gold Coast and Brisbane. Plan your journey from Brisbane using the TransLink journey planner.

By Car

The RACV Royal Pines Resort has complimentary parking available onsite for both inhouse guests and attending delegates, so driving to the congress won’t be an issue!

Weather on the Gold Coast

Learn about the seasonal climate and precipitation to help you prepare for your trip.


Summer (December – February)
Hot and Rainy: Summer brings high temperatures, with average highs around 28°C . It’s also the wettest season, with frequent afternoon showers and thunderstorms. The coastal location benefits from cooling sea breezes.


Autumn (March – May)
Mild and Pleasant: Autumn temperatures fall between 13°C to 25°C. The weather is generally pleasant, making it an ideal time to explore the coast. Sea breezes continue to provide relief from the heat.


Winter (June – August)
Mild and Dry: Winters are very mild, with average temperatures around 17°C. It’s relatively dry during this season, making it perfect for outdoor activities. Enjoy the clear skies and comfortable weather.

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Spring (September – November)
Warm and Refreshing: Spring sees temperatures rise gradually, ranging from 15°C to 26°C. The region blooms with vibrant flowers, and the days become longer. It’s a great time to explore nature and enjoy outdoor adventures.