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Billion-dollar plans to grow Keppel’s resources sector

The Queensland Government is driving growth in the Central Queensland resources sector through its partnership with the Queensland Resources Council in the Queensland Resources Industry Development Plan. The plan aims to increase the sector’s economic contribution across the state, including… Read more »

Boosting investment opportunities for Northern Australia

The Federal Government will turbo charge its investment program for northern Australia to make it easier for projects to receive funding and to generate economic development and jobs as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020-21 Budget will… Read more »

Mount Morgan pours some gold fever on the TODAY Show’s Tim Davies

Once one of the world’s most productive gold mines, located in Central Queensland’s charming hinterland, Mount Morgan sparkled in the spotlight as Channel 9’s TODAY Show broadcasted their live weather crosses from the Mount Morgan Historical Railway Museum, right in… Read more »

Launch of CQ Today – Thursday 27th August

THE countdown is on to the launch of Central Queensland’s newest newspaper on August 27.  Run by an enthusiastic local team, CQ Today is an independent weekly newspaper building a profile in the region through local news, local issues and… Read more »

Queensland national parks camping and vehicle access update

Most Queensland national parks, forests and recreation areas are reopened and operating in line with the Chief Health Officer-approved Industry COVID Safe Plan – QPWS Campgrounds.  With the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in accordance with the Queensland Government’s roadmap,… Read more »

Training Opportunities

Construction Skills Queensland – Online Courses Apprentices and Trainees Queensland SDS Training Rockhampton

Local Government Areas in Central Queensland

Livingstone Shire Council (Capricorn Coast) Rockhampton Regional Council Central Highlands Regional Council Banana Shire (Biloela) Gladstone Regional Council Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council Other useful links: Regional Development Australia Central and Western Queensland SmartHub Rockhampton

Approved Industry COVID Safe Plans

Please find below links to COVID Safe Industry Plans that have been approved by the Queensland Chief Health Officer. Businesses can adopt one of the following COVID Safe Industry Approved Plans: Queensland Tourism and Accommodation (PDF, 2.5 MB) Aquatic Sport Sector (PDF,… Read more »

Queensland open from Midday Monday 1st June 2020

From midday Monday 1st June 2020, Stage Two of the Roadmap to easing restrictions allows: Unlimited travel and overnight stays for Queenslanders across all of Queensland (no km limit). Recreational travel, camping and accommodation including caravan parks. Tourism experiences for… Read more »

Border restrictions debate

With the Premier stating her intention to keep southerners at bay with continued border closures, despite easing restrictions across the State, Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll is pleading the State Government to consider reopening the state’s borders faster to assist… Read more »