Some of the world’s best jockeys and a swag of celebrities saddled up for a series of beach sprints at Surfers Paradise.
An all star cast on horseback thundered down Surfers Paradise beach, kickstarting the Magic Millions carnival in spectacular style. Thousands of punters are on the Coast for the big event, and digging deep to help bushfire victims. @AmandaAbate #7NEWS
Thousands have packed Surfers Paradise beach for what is fast becoming one of Queensland's biggest events. Royal Zara Tindall led a procession of galloping racehorses across the sand, ahead of the Magic Millions barrier draw | @MatthewamHoward
There are some sore heads across the country this morning as Australia wakes up to the first day of 2020. Campers are at the Gold Coast's Surfers Paradise Beach camped out overnight to welcome the new year. 📷: Jerad Williams
20 lucky people will see the new year in from atop the Q1 on the Gold Coast! Up to 90,000 are expected to ring in the new year at Surfers Paradise after the council reversed their decision to cancel the fireworks display | @MatthewamHoward
After weeks of debate over whether New Year's Eve fireworks should go ahead, Council has given them the all-clear. Tens of thousands are expected in Surfers Paradise, sending 2019 out with a bang. @maccolahan9 #9News
Yo @chrisbourne are you ever gonna make anymore music? You can't just retire at 22 years old to surfers paradise . Or maybe you got it right