The Iconic Surfers Paradise Meter Maids Since 1965
Come and Join Us For Our 50th Year
The Surfers Paradise Meter Maids were introduced to the Surfers Paradise landscape on the 13th April 1965 to address the bad image created by the installation of parking meters on the tourist strip in December 1964 by the then City Council. 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, but quickly became an international celebration of Surfers Paradise. Now in our 49th year we remain 'the face of Surfers Paradise' after 6 decades. In 2014 we celebrate our 50th year culminating in a golden anniversary party in April 2015. Despite six decades of constant change in Surfers Paradise the Metermaids not only remain relevant, but have established themselves as a tourist favourite and expectation.
Surfers Paradise Turns 80
Interested in Becoming One of The Iconic Girls
SPONSORS required for the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the most famous Queensland Icon, The Gold Coast Meter Maids.
Would you like your Brand promoted by the Iconic girls?
Would you like to take advantage of the huge Media Campaign surrounding the 50th Anniversary?
Would you just like to Donate or send a Monetary Gift to the Iconic Meter Maids to ensure their survival into their 51st year - the only place in the entire world where we feed expired parking meters to help STOP YOU GETTING A PARKING TICKET - here in Surfers Paradise, Qld, Australia.
All enquiries to Roberta Aitchison - Owner
0437 863 837