Surfers Paradise Meter Maids
The Surfers Paradise Meter Maids were introduced in 1965 to help beat the bad image created by the installation of parking meters on the tourist strip in December 1964. This was a controversial promotion, using young women dressed in gold lame bikinis and tiaras, who strolled the streets of Surfers Paradise feeding coins into expired parking meters. Gone are the outdated tiaras, and lame bikinis replaced by the sun-conscious and true Aussie Akubra hat ideal for our tropical climate and Gold Lycra Bikinis with the occasional sequin. But even after almost 4 decades that special Meter Maid quality still remains...
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Photos was taken 1984 - 1985 at Helen Harms Real Estate, Palm Beach.
Are we in danger - we know we aren't because of our loyal fans - but maybe the council needs to hear from you !
Today Tonight took the council and Surfers Paradise to task over their snubbing of us at events. If we are not the face of Surfers Paradise can someone tell us who or what is ? We will survive as we…
Written on Friday, 24 May 2013 08:46
We take on the failed experiment that is The Surfers Paradise Alliance
For a number of years we have been championing the case that the Surfers Paradise Alliance, a body wholly funded by the Gold Coast City Council, has failed in promoting the interests of the Surfers Paradise traders. This is most…
Written on Thursday, 23 May 2013 14:08
Girls for the role of Meter Maid. Good attitude, pleasant manner and a hot body in a bikini.
Sales skills would be an asset as you'll be selling not only your beautiful smile but the merchandise associated with our brand.
Also looking for girls with singing skills as we are bringing out the Meter Maid single. Girls are needed to finish video clip and sing.