Miami is a suburb of Gold Coast City, in the Australian state of Queensland. It is located along the Gold Coast Highway, 8 km (5 miles) from Surfers Paradise and eighty-five km (53 miles) from Brisbane. Gold Coast City is its Local Government Area. The population of the suburb is over six thousand inhabitants, with the majority being women and with the median age of thirty-six.
Main industries of employment in the suburb include tourism, food services, education, accommodation, building installation services, and hospitals. The area is primarily residential, with the concentration of commercial activity along the Gold Coast Highway and a light industry district around the Christine Avenue. Large IT companies with office space or facilities in the Gold Coast area include IBM, GoTalk, Roamfree, and Telstra Countrywide.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Miami has a lot to offer in terms of sights and things to do. Main points of interests include the beaches, the Gold Coast Burleigh golf course, the Pizzey Park lake and a walking trail, three swimming clubs, children’s playgrounds, and facilities for family barbequing. Nearby you will find Lamington National Park, offering rainforests, waterfalls, walking tracks, and mountain views. The park is part of the Shield Volcano Group in the World Heritage Site of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. Miami has a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options. Examples include Bears on Ten Bistro, Indian Delights, Miami Steak House, Northburleigh Surf Life Saving Club, and Tandoori Place.
Getting to Miami by plane is quite easy, as Gold Coast Airport is located 13 km (8 miles) south of the suburb. The nearest train station is located 6 km (4 miles) west, in the suburb of Robina. Miami has frequent public buses via the Surfside Buslines network and is also serviced by the Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle.