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PKF Forensic and Risk Services Queensland Roadshow

Local Accounting firm PKF have expanded their offer to include a Risk services unit. Principle David Morgan discusses the changes to their business: PKF Forensic and Risk Services is a new national business. As part of our launch into the… Read more »

Rookwood Weir on National Agenda

Construction of the Rookwood Weir on the Fitzroy River has been named as the ‘immediate priority’ for newly appointed Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, Senator for Queensland and qualified economist. Considered a ‘nation building project’, with $130… Read more »

Upcoming Tourism Conferences

Mark your calendar for some of the upcoming tourism conferences in 2016. AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL TOURISM NETWORK CONVENTION 2016 25-27 October 2016 – Roma, Queensland The annual ARTN Convention provides a forum to discuss, debate and investigate issues, challenges and opportunities facing regional… Read more »

Queensland Winter Campaign with Wotif and TEQ!

Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism operators take up the TEQ Winter Campaign. Partnering with Wotif.com (part of Expedia) for the first half of the campaign, with a direct call to action for industry deals on Queensland.com for the second half… Read more »

Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program” – Final Call for Business Registrations.

The closing date for registrations of interest (ROI’s) for our next Economic Gardening High Growth Business  Program (September to December) has been extended to July 20th – so don’t delay in registering. The Program aims to identify local emerging entrepreneurs… Read more »

Capricornia in the National Spotlight

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry is poised to make political history by being the first female modern conservative and first Queensland LNP Member to win the seat in consecutive elections for nearly 100 years. Funding commitments for the Seat… Read more »

2017 Event Season is Here!

July marks the beginning of our peak annual event season which is so much fun for locals and visitors! The second ROCKHAMPTON RIVER FESTIVAL is on from 15th to 17th July and it’s bigger and better than ever. Themed River… Read more »

Byfield Upgrades

The Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga announced this week $765,000 upgrade to the Byfield area, including $350,000 towards upgrading the Red Rock camping area and $415,000 to upgrade Waterpark Creek Road. Red Rock camping area to get $350,000 upgrade with… Read more »

Record Funding Election Commitments for Capricornia

Capricornia, as one of the country’s most marginal federal seats has attracted major funding commitments by both the current LNP Federal government Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry MP as well as her main Labor opponent Leisa Neaton. We asked both… Read more »

49th Annual Shell Show – 9-10th July

Next week, the Keppel Bay Shell Club will hold its 49th annual shell show at the Gus Moore Pavilion in the Yeppoon Show Grounds on Saturday 9th July, from 8am until 4.30pm and Sunday 10th  July, from 9am until 3pm…. Read more »