Download the Gold Coast Bulletin’s new app for iPhone and iPad today!
The Gold Coast Bulletin app delivers award-winning coverage of breaking news, politics, crime, business and opinion, NRL and other major sports, plus the digital replica of the printed paper and much more. It’s the best way to never miss the stories that matter on the Gold Coast and it’s all right at your fingertips.

Key features include:
Live and latest news – Get the news as it breaks 24-hours a day, 7 days a week
My News – Your own personal news feed. Tailor your news to get straight to the topics that matter to you
Today’s Paper – Read the paper anytime, anywhere with the digital replica of the paper, as it’s printed
Notifications – Be the first to know when big stories break with instant news alerts
Live Sport Scores – Stay on the ball with AFL and NRL live sport scores and expert analysis
Share – Join the conversation and share your favourite stories via Facebook, Twitter or email
Daily puzzles – With new crosswords and Sudoku puzzles every day, there’s always something to keep your mind active

The Gold Coast Bulletin app for iPhone and iPad is free to download and enjoy, however to access more simply subscribe for Member-only access.
Member-only access gives you full digital access to thousands of subscriber only stories, the digital replica of the paper, puzzles, comics and more of what you love.

Subscription is easy, either:

1) Subscribe through the app (via iTunes) to start your 30-day FREE trial; then subscriptions will automatically renew to $25.99 per month.

The subscription period will automatically renew unless turned off no later than 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account with the subscription price of $25.99 per month. You can manage your subscription any time from your iTunes account settings, this includes renewal options and cancellations.


2) Log in with an existing Gold Coast Bulletin+ Membership

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Please note: This app supports iOS 9 and above.

Please note: This app features Nielsen's proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research or audience ratings services. Please see for more information.

Please note: This app features Nielsen's proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research or audience ratings services. Please see for more information

What's New

Version 7.7

A release to fix Today's paper: Clippings, Page Thumbnails and Sections button affecting iOS 9 & 10

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
11 Ratings
11 Ratings
Special Agent Sunshine

Version 7.3: OK app + how to make it better

PROS: 1-Great layout that’s clean and pleasing to the eye.

2-The “Best Of Gold Coast” section is terrific, with plenty of positive stories.

3-Works great in portrait and landscape, which not all news apps do.

4-The coloured cross indicates when a story is for subscribers only - although it would’ve been nice to explain this when first using the app, hint hint.

HOW TO MAKE IT BETTER: 1-The notifications of an event usually go to the home page instead of the event - not the sort of thing that inspires me to become a paid subscriber.

2-Get rid of the annoying 2cm-high banner ad at the bottom of the app - I understand that some apps use ads, but that’s just overkill.

3-Add more subscriber options - what if someone only wants to read the current edition, or only weekdays, or only the Saturday edition? The monthly payments should reflect these preferences.

4-The “My news” tab only shows four sections - why not show all the sections?

5-Settings should have its own button, instead of being hidden away in the “All sections” tab.

CONCLUSION: an OK app, with plenty of room for improvement.


Rip off, no support

Such a rip off and terrible support or should say NO support. Paid for weeks of the paper and never got it. Tried to get help and just get a generic email with tips of how to fix which does nothing and then just get passed off and told not their problem even though the problem occurred as soon as they updated the app version.

summer woolf

Cannot open

Haven’t been able to open this app for two months and nobody able to assist despite being charged each week. Very disappointing as enjoyed reading the paper of a morning


News Digital Media
123.1 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this application.
Unrestricted Web Access
© News Pty Limited
In-App Purchases
  1. Gold Coast Bulletin Weekly Subscription $3.99
  2. Gold Coast Bulletin $25.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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