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Temporarily closed businesses

The following is a list of the businesses in the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton and Central Highlands regions known to have temporarily closed in response to COVID-19 measures as at 8:30am 30th March 2020. Capricorn Enterprise will continue to update… Read more »

Accommodation sector suffers losses into new financial year

Following a bumper December/January period for many accommodation providers in the region, the spread of coronavirus is now threatening to make the coming year the worst-performing, leaving local operators grappling with the fallout. With our upcoming Easter period and peak… Read more »

Information for businesses – COVID-19

Quick links for business Queensland Government Small Business Hotline 1300 654 687 Queensland Business portal – overview of all Queensland government information Financial assistance NEW: $1500/employee JobKeeper payment, Factsheet overview, Factsheet for employers, Factsheet for employees Register for JobKeeper payment… Read more »

COVID-19 pandemic no match for GKI development

The confidence and commitment shown to our region by Alex Rigby and Rob McCready from Altum Property Group has not diminished or faltered in the face of our current global situation. Directors of the Australian-owned, award-winning development and construction company… Read more »

Yeppoon’s Station Quarter redevelopment partner announced

Redevelopment of Yeppoon’s Station Quarter is a step closer with Silverstone Developments signing on to purchase more than half of the 2.4-hectare former heritage rail station site to deliver a mixed-use urban precinct. Silverstone was selected from a national tender… Read more »

Shoalwater Bay project remains a shining light

Amid the current doom and gloom surrounding our region, Laing O’Rourke is continuing to deliver the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Facilities Project at Shoalwater Bay, calling for expressions of interest from local businesses who can contribute to the project…. Read more »

Our TOP 5 tips for Facebook marketing during COVID-19

It has become very apparent that there will be no escaping the impacts of Coronavirus in our community, making Facebook now, more than ever, an essential marketing tool for all businesses to interact with their customers. With consumers staying at… Read more »

A new wave of sea-changers for the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region

Whilst COVID-19 is causing havoc across many businesses, perhaps our saving grace is the region’s major projects underway which is reflected in the ABS population statistics which show significant growth to June 2019. The data reveals an increased number of… Read more »

Local businesses announce closure due to COVID-19

With widespread closure of businesses being enforced over the past days, the Capricorn region has been inundated with the temporary reduction of hundreds of business services as they shut their doors until the Coronavirus curve is flattened. Corporations, business owners… Read more »

Home deliveries available

Whether you’re self isolating or just tired after working hard, you’ll appreciate knowing which businesses are delivering meals or food to your door. The My CQ Food page mycq.com.au has compiled details on businesses providing a range of takeaway and… Read more »