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Queensland National Parks 10,000 Steps Challenge

Queensland National Parks have teamed up with Central Queensland University and their 10,000 Steps Program for an exciting monthly challenge for May!  We all know that being active, especially outdoors, is a great way to boost your physical and mental wellbeing, so this… Read more »

Growing Queensland’s craft brewing and distillery scene

Since new laws were passed in March, a strong contingent of artisan distillers and craft brewers from all corners of Queensland have taken the opportunity to apply for the new artisan producer liquor licence. The Artisan Liquor Bill, passed by… Read more »

BEEF21 updates

BEEF AUSTRALIA 2021 – FAST FACTS The event has a geographical footprint 20% larger than the previous years, because of the addition of the Tech Yards. The estimated value for Commercial Cattle at the event is $3 million – Approx…. Read more »

Australia’s Premier Gem show makes a comeback in 2021

Townships within Central Queensland Highlands are set to shine at this year’s Gemfest, Festival of Gems from 12th – 15th August. With planning well underway for the iconic event, which was dampened by pandemic restrictions in 2020, Australia’s Premier Gem… Read more »

Business Launchpad to set small businesses up for success

A new digital tool released by the Queensland Government is making it easier to start a small business. The Business Launchpad is a new tool to help small businesses reduce the red tape and access the licences, permits and regulatory… Read more »

The iconic HENDERSON PARK FARM RETREAT is up for Sale

For the first time, one of Central Queensland’s premier wedding and function venues will be offered for sale by expression of interest. Henderson Park Farm Retreat is an authentic country retreat experience nestled on 35 acres right on the banks… Read more »

Alliance Airlines new maintenance facility in Rockhampton could create 225 jobs

Rockhampton Airport could soon be home to Alliance Airline’s new maintenance and repair facility after the airlines announced it would soon be returning to Queensland from overseas. The new maintenance and repair facility in Rockhampton could potentially create 225 jobs… Read more »

New digital platform to promote liveability on Capricorn Coast including Rockhampton Making the move to the Capricorn Coast destination to work, live and play has now been made even easier with the launch of a new one-stop digital platform reflecting the extensive and diverse lifestyle offerings available from the coast… Read more »

Businesses encouraged to take advantage of the JobMaker Hiring Credit as the 30 April deadline approaches

Off the back of the latest employment figures which show more than 300,000 additional jobs across Australia have been created since October 2020, businesses that have employed new young people are encouraged to check if they are eligible to claim… Read more »

Showcasing our beautiful destination along the Tropic of Capricorn

Showcasing our natural wonders, hidden gems, family fun, culinary delights, reef and islands experiences, popular influencers – The Feel Good Family – have created a destination video traversing our Tropic of Capricorn.  The Feel Good Family, Paul, Katie & Jasper Guerin, have travelled… Read more »