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Stanwell commits CQ’s hydrogen future

The future is looking clean for Central Queensland with Queensland Government owned energy company, Stanwell Corporation signing the Central Queensland Statement of Cooperation today. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles said commitments like this help to propel… Read more »

Fire up your engines this Easter in Rockhampton

Tyres will burn, street drags will take over the city, and drifting champs will send it sideways at the greatest horsepower party Rockhampton has ever seen. Get fired up for three days of high-octane automotive awesomeness over the 2022 Easter… Read more »

Entrepreneurial Focus for TAFE QLD

In a drive to support Queensland business, TAFE Qld Small Business Solutions has released a new business mentoring program, designed to assist small business owners with building a profitable & sustainable business. Replacing the previous Cert IV in Small Business… Read more »

Great Keppel Island

There are currently three separate yet very integral factors surrounding the future development of Great Keppel Island: Hancock Prospecting is currently undergoing due diligence for the potential purchase of a 2013 Integrated Resort Approval on Great Keppel Island (from Tower… Read more »

Good news for Regional Australia

Funding boost for NBN fixed wireless services On Tuesday 22nd March, the Australian Government announced a significant $480 million investment in the nbn® Fixed Wireless network, as well as committing an additional $270 million to a program which will help… Read more »

Golden night for Empire Apartment Hotel and Beef 21 at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

Rockhampton and the Capricorn region’s tourism industry received a huge boost over the weekend as two golds and a silver were proudly accepted by Empire Apartment Hotel and Beef 21 at the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards on the Sunshine… Read more »

Beachside Holiday Caravan Park named finalists in 2022 CPAQ Awards

Beachside Holiday Caravan Park in Yeppoon has recently been announced as a Park Finalist in the 2022 Caravan Parks Association Queensland Awards. The Awards recognises individuals and businesses who are making an impact within Queensland’s Caravan Parks Industry. Joining 26… Read more »

Forum reflects on Central Queensland’s future

CHDC’s Economic Futures Forum was held on Tuesday 15th March in Emerald, presenting comparative data, forecasting and economic updates to gain perspective for the path ahead. Approximately 100 attendees heard from presenters Dr Amanda Cahill (The Next Economy), Michael Anthonisz… Read more »

Reimagining the future of tourism at Destination Australia

Destination Australia, hosted by Tourism Australia, took place last week at CENTREPIECE Melbourne Park followed by a networking event on the hallowed turf of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. A record number of industry professionals attended the event, including CEO Mary… Read more »

Keen for a beer? YEPP please!

It tastes like a pastel paradise, dreamy sunset, sand between your toes coastal vibe, and YEPP, it’s being brewed right here on the Capricorn Coast! Independently owned, YEPP Brewing Co’s beers are imagined for Queensland’s sunny, tropical climate, where long… Read more »