Imagining the Gold Coast of the Future


Behold the Gold Coast.

Sixth largest city on the Australian continent. Non-existent at the time of the 1954 census but today a metropolis of more than 600,000 residents.

The Beyond the Horizon Report, produced by leading Australian demographer Bernard Salt, takes a look at what the Gold Coast might look like by the middle of the twenty first century.

In the report, Bernard takes a look back over the past 50 years to see how far the Gold Coast has come and looks forward in terms of population projections, social change, economic and cultural change; while providing a view of what he believes will be important to the Gold Coast in 2050.

Click here for the full report