Joe's a soldier who can't fight. A lover who can't love. He's carrying a terrible secret that's threatening to tear his life apart. Gold Coast reveals the damage to three generations of one family from wars in the Gulf region. It reaches across time and continents to tell the story of Joe and his family. It's 2003 and Joe's returned from Iraq. His wife Roz knows something is wrong. She struggles to help him. Thousands of miles away, years later, his teenage daughter Lisa is fighting her own demons. Can Joe come to terms with his past to save his daughter's future?