Together, let's support Gold Coast local businesses.


Spend $10 or more at a local business for the chance to win prizes each month during construction

Shop Local and Win gives the community the chance to win each month. All Gold Coast residents and visitors can go in the draw to win, with the competition running until December 2024.

The Shop Local and Win competition aims to support small business via the pre-purchase of vouchers and store credits, secured from local businesses on the GCLR3 corridor.

Shop Local and Win is available to Gold Coast residents and visitors older than 18 (or have the approval of a parent or guardian if under 18 years of age), who spend $10 or more at a local business.

How to Enter

  1. Spend $10 or more at any participating business within 300 metres of the Gold Coast Highway between Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach and Brake Street, Burleigh Heads, between 10 October 2022 and 31 December 2024.

  2. Take a picture of your receipt and upload via our webform, by clicking the Enter here button below (or by scanning a Shop Scan Win QR code in a store).

  3. Ensure that you read the Terms and Conditions of entry.

  4. Note there is a new prize pool for each month of the competition

The Shop Local and Win competition is available to Gold Coast residents and visitors over the age of 18 (or have the approval of a parent or guardian if under 18 years of age), who spend $10 or more at a local business*.

Residents and visitors may enter the competition multiple times. Every $10 spent at a local business will qualify for one (1) entry in the competition. Entrants can submit more than one entry each month with a maximum of ten (10) entries per person, per month. If an entrant spends $100 at a Local Business/Retailer in one transaction, they will receive ten (10) entries in the draw for that month. If an entrant spends $20 at one Local Business/Retailer, and another $30 at another within the same month, they will receive five (5) entries for that month.

Entries for each competition month will accept transactions from the 1st of the month until 11:59pm on the last day of the month. The total prize pool for each month, as well as opening and closing dates, are published on this page.

*A local business or retailer is defined as a business located within a 300 metre radius of the GCLR3 project boundary (located on the Gold Coast Highway, between Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach to Brake Street, Burleigh Heads). Please note that major retailers and shopping centres are excluded from the competition.

This information will be updated with the winners during business hours on the draw dates listed in the draw table.

This information will be updated with the prizes on the relevant dates corresponding with the draw table.

The digital trader directory (directory) is live on the interactive map. Search for local businesses located along or within a 300-metre radius of the Gold Coast Highway, between Broadbeach South station and Burleigh Heads.

The directory features information about renowned cafes, restaurants, shops and services who are all open for business during GCLR3 works.

You can find details about promotions, deals and offers, and direct links to their websites and social media pages for more.

Support small business by shopping local throughout the construction period and beyond.

Register here

If you’re a business wanting to feature on the directory, you can register by clicking the button below.

Together, let’s support local businesses Gold Coast. Keep shopping, eating, drinking and staying along the light rail alignment throughout works and beyond. Businesses located from Broadbeach south to Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast Highway need your support while Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3 works are underway. Even when work is occurring right outside a business, the shopfront looks different, and there is traffic and parking changes, don’t let that stop you from going through the front door.

Love Your Local will run until construction is complete. There will be a range of advertisements, pop-up events and activations, shop local competitions and more.

The campaign will focus on;

  • ‘get more from Mermaid’

  • ‘make Nobbys your next stop’

  • ‘keep Miami moving’

  • ‘keep Burleigh buzzing’

Find out more and enter the Shop Local and Win competition now.

Check out our current promotions as part of the Love Your Local campaign. Promotions end 31 August 2024.