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Lyfe – Gold Coast Edition Magazine aims to keep Gold Coasters in the know about events and the interesting people and businesses of the Gold Coast. We are a positive, pro-Gold Coast magazine, celebrating everything that is amazing about our city. We have the best lifestyle in the world, in the most beautiful location and we want to talk about this all day long.

Lyfe is distributed to a residential Gold Coast population, to small business owners, it goes into cafes, restaurants, waiting rooms and salons across the Gold Coast.

Ashley McGallan CEO GCLyfe

Ashley McGallan


Ashley McGallan is the CEO of Lyfe – Gold Coast Edition.

Ashley has worked with various A-list, high-profile brand names, achieving outstanding results. These include Hot Tomato FM, Jigsaw Media, Vogue Magazine, GQ and Time Off.

At Lyfe, Ashley directs advertising and business relationship management.

Nicole Buckler

Nicole Buckler


Nicole Buckler is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Lyfe – Gold Coast Edition. Nicole has been a journalist for over 20 years, working in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Dublin and Taipei.

She recently returned to the Gold Coast, saying she has seen the world but the best place on earth is right here, and she’s never leaving again.

Dexter Gates


Dexter is the Business Development Manager for Lyfe – Gold Coast Edition. Dexter has been living in California for the past decade, working with Green Investment companies.

He brings a wealth of experience in business relationship management to Lyfe, and may or may not be addicted to surfing.

Matthew Rothschild


Matthew is the Finance Director at Lyfe – Gold Coast Edition. He spends a lot of his day telling Nicole and Ashley that nice shoes are not an actual business expense.

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