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Grants and support for flood-affected residents extend across South-East Queensland

More residents across South-East Queensland who have been impacted by severe flooding over recent days may be eligible for financial assistance, including Emergency Hardship Assistance grants of up to $180 per person and $900 for a family of five or… Read more »

Our region’s 2022 economic profile – latest data now available

Capricorn Enterprise has recently updated its Economic Profile, presenting an overview of the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton area. The profile provides up-to-date information and statistics on various economic and related indicators including demographics, employment, business and industry, building activity, education,… Read more »

$36.5 million Rockhampton Museum of Art now open!

A brand new multi-million dollar art museum which hosts one of Australia’s best regional art collections has officially opened in Rockhampton. All three levels of government contributed to deliver this project for the people of Rockhampton and visitors to the… Read more »

New TV Show filmed in CQ – “Gem Hunters Down Under”

In exciting news for our region, a new series is coming to 7Mate, later this year. GEM HUNTERS DOWN UNDER is set deep in the heart of Central Queensland. This new factual series follows the highs and lows of a community… Read more »

Travelling influencers give back to Keppel Bay’s marine life

When the full-time travel family of six, 4 Boys and a Caravan, first arrived on the Capricorn Coast, they quickly found as many reasons as possible to not leave… Working with Capricorn Enterprise on creating content to inspire other families… Read more »

Downer Manufacturing Forum – Opportunities to engage

Capricorn Enterprise hosted Downer Group on the 10th of February for the Downer Manufacturing Forum. Business, industry and potential suppliers were able to hear about opportunities with Downer Group in Queensland and learn more about pre-registration and pre-qualification as suppliers…. Read more »

My Way shares the colourful story of local artist, Jet James

Jet’s story on My Way can be seen here – After moving to Rockhampton at the age of 19, Jet James made a decision to put his heart and soul into what he did best, and soon became an… Read more »

Deputy Premier visits Great Keppel Island

The Hon Dr Steven Miles Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics Infrastructure, visited Great Keppel Island for the first time on Tuesday 15th February 2021. Hosted by Member… Read more »

Jeremy Marou shares his backyard with My Way

He is a musician, youth worker and grandnephew of land rights advocate, Eddie ‘Koiki’ Mabo. With a proud Torres Strait Islander heritage, popular local Jeremy Marou was delighted to spend two days with the crew from Channel 9’s lifestyle program,… Read more »

International Borders re-open and Check-in Queensland app update

Important changes have been made this week with changes to the customer contact information collection via the Check-In Queensland app. From Monday 7th February, businesses that are permitted to allow unvaccinated people to enter, such as supermarkets, have no longer… Read more »