Focusing on the Digital Economy

  1. Support the Capricorn Coast’s Digital Strategy
  2. Support the Rockhampton Region’s Smart City Initiative

Capricorn Enterprise supports our local government authorities’ activities in the digital space:

Livingstone Shire Council: Capricorn Coast Smart Region Strategy

The Capricorn Coast Smart Region Strategy aims to help achieve economic growth powered by digital innovation. The Smart Region Strategy’s vision is:

The Capricorn Coast Smart Region Strategy will support local economic development, liveability and sustainability in both the community and within Council to be future focused, innovative, efficient and engaged.

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Rockhampton Regional Council: Smart Regional Centre Strategy

Smart City technologies have been used around the world to assist governments and businesses to make better, targeted decisions. In the Rockhampton Regional Council area these technologies include free Wi-Fi in designated spaces, new smart CCTV cameras, smart billboards, the Smart Hub and more. Initiatives included in Council’s Strategy are expected to create jobs, grow local business, increase public safety, grow the population and increase the use of under-utilised areas.

Read more – Smart Regional Centre Strategy

Capricorn Enterprise supports initiatives that increase economic development of the region, boost jobs and support local businesses. Through networking functions, connecting business with business and informative events, we can work together to grow the opportunities for the region.

Contact us for more ways we can assist you – email one of the team or phone 07 4927 2055

Statistics: Business Use of Information Technology and Innovation in Australian Business

The Australia Bureau of Statistics reported in its Summary of IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business, 2016-17, that over half of businesses in the retail trade industry (59%) had a web presence and 56% had a social media presence. The percentage of businesses receiving orders via the internet has continued to increase, while businesses with higher numbers of employees receive a higher proportion of their orders in this manner.