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Enjoy a collection of resident stories, news articles, useful tips and resources to make the most of your retirement.

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What should retirement look like beyond 2020?


Choosing the right village, one that prioritises customer experience and wellbeing can bring fulfilment and happiness within reach. Luxury living, beautiful views and a coastal lifestyle shouldn’t come at the expense of care services and a supportive community. Times are changing and we can strive to reimagine retirement.

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Make a wise move into retirement living


If you’re thinking of moving into a retirement village, there are lots of things to weigh up and money is one of the biggest considerations.

“For a true cost comparison, you need to look beyond the upfront fees and factor in ingoing, ongoing and outgoing costs such as exit fees.”

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A star role in the future of apartment design


With its commitment to clever, sustainable design, The Verge is bringing the future of vertical retirement living to the Gold Coast. And to make it official, we are seeking the Green Star seal of approval for our extensive range of environmentally-friendly features.

So, how is The Verge setting a benchmark for healthy living?

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Village life a key to better health in retirement


The key to unlocking a long, happy life may be a riddle for the ages, but recent research suggests that modern retirement village living certainly helps.

Exciting new vertical villages such as The Verge at Burleigh G.C. have been specially designed to allow retirees to live their lives to the full and discover a renewed sense of health and wellbeing – sometimes with dramatic results.

Future resident Lorelei Bache shares her thoughts on why The Verge ticks all the boxes


Local Gold Coast resident, Lorelei Bache, was one of the first future residents to secure an independent living apartment at The Verge. We recently sat down with Lorelei to hear what she was looking for in a retirement community, what drew her to vertical living and why she believes The Verge ticks all the boxes for luxury retirement living on the Gold Coast!

Future residents learn how to downsize without compromise at The Verge


On Monday 30 September, future residents of The Verge joined together with Gold Coast seniors interested in learning how to downsize without compromise at our free ‘Continue living in style’ event at the Burleigh Golf Club.

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Construction tees off at The Verge at Burleigh G.C.


Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has officially kicked off construction on The Verge at Burleigh Golf Club. The Mayor performed the ceremonial turning of the first sod alongside RetireAustralia Chief Executive Officer Dr Brett Robinson, Burleigh Golf Club President Peter Evans and Gold Coast Division 12 Councillor Pauline Young.

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The Verge named among Australia's hottest villages


It’s official! has named The Verge at Burleigh G.C. among Australia’s hottest new vertical retirement villages. Our luxury apartments were the only retirement living village on the Gold Coast to make the list, and one of only four projects in Queensland.

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Our future residents enjoy lunch at Burleigh Golf Club


We recently hosted a lunch for our future residents at China Garden Restaurant at Burleigh Golf Club. It was a great opportunity for everyone to get to know each other whilst enjoying a tasty Chinese feast overlooking the course.

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LIVE from Gold Coast Seniors Expo


We had a great time at the Gold Coast Seniors Expo this year and got to meet the Gold Coast Pickleball Association!  Thanks to Terry, Richard and Bob for the exhibition match which Amanda Fox from RetireAustralia was able to play in.

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Food For Thought Event - Eating for Healthy Brains


The Verge at Burleigh GC team had a great time at the Food for Thought event held at Burleigh and Miami Senior Citizens Centre.

It was fantastic to host this free event to help seniors learn about healthy eating to reduce their chances of Alzheimer’s and lifestyle diseases. Our speaker was a Dietician Nathan Cook, and a few lucky attendees went home with a signed copy of Maggie Beer’s book!

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A great day at the Burleigh Easter Classic


RetireAustralia was proud to sponsor the Burleigh Easter Classic at the Burleigh Golf Club this year.  It was great fun for the community and The Verge at Burleigh GC Senior Development Manager, Judi Hutchison to present the Winner Trophy.  Congrats!

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Join us at our Retire Ready: Legal Tips Session


Free expert information for seniors who are trying to decide the best retirement living option for their circumstances will be available in a special information session hosted by RetireAustralia’s The Verge at Burleigh GC on Tuesday, April 9.

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RetireAustralia unveils new vertical village at Burleigh Golf Club


RetireAustralia has revealed details of a unique new vertical retirement village, to be co-located with Burleigh Golf Club, which will redefine seniors living on the Gold Coast.

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The Laurels is gunning for garden comp glory


Residents of The Laurels Retirement Village are hoping to bag an award in the Mount Barker District Show garden competition with an audacious, 11th-hour entry.

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Festive fun at RetireAustralia


RetireAustralia residents and staff have been enjoying the fantastic community spirit in our villages at some seasonal events and get-togethers.

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A trio of birthdays at Carlyle Gardens


Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village held a birthday party for three residents with a combined age of over 270 this week.

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A rewarding retirement at Tarragal Glen


Gloria and Graeme Power have never looked back since making a move to Tarragal Glen seven years ago.

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