The Gold Coast is located in South East Queensland. It is a coastal city of Australia and it is 94km south of the capital city Brisbane. In 2010 it had a population of 540,000. It is the sixth populous city in the country and the second populous in the state. In Australia, it is the most populous non-capital city. With its sunny subtropical climate, canal and waterways systems, and the surfing beaches, it is a major tourist destination. It is also dominated by the high-rise skyline, nightlife and the rainforest hinterland. The city is a candidate of the 2018 commonwealth games. The infrastructure of Gold Coast is well catered for. The Gold Coast hospital that is located in Southport is the third largest in Queensland. It is the city’s major teaching and referral hospital and it does attend to over 58,000 cases in every year. It’s the head office and oversees other services of the Gold Coast Health Service District. In Robina there is another second public hospital that is undergoing expansion in order to have 364 bed hospital. Electricity is sourced from Powerlink Queensland at bulk supply substations. An interconnected multi-state power provides power from the electricity market. Energex (government owned Electricity Corporation) is responsible for distributing natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, and value added products and services to residential areas. Water is supplied from the Hinze Dam which is 15 km southwest of Nerang. The city’s water needs are managed by the city council directorate Gold Coast Water. Modes of transport in Gold Coast include cars, taxis, ferries, buses rail and the monorail. 70% of the people do use cars as the sole mode of transport when they are going to work. There are major towns that do connect Gold Coast with New South Wales, Brisbane and some other areas around.