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Businesses open 1st June (Stage 2)

The following businesses have, or will, re-open as part of Stage 2 of the COVID recovery. Further information will be posted as it comes to hand. Click here for businesses which re-opened from 15th May, including restaurants and cafes. All… Read more »

Businesses opening 15th May (Stage 1)

The following businesses will re-open from 15th May as part of Stage 1 of the COVID recovery. Restaurants will be open for up to 10 diners. Further information will be posted as it comes to hand. Click here for businesses… Read more »

Koorana’s ongoing fight for survival – adopt a croc

Upon temporarily closing their doors to the public last month, Koorana Crocodile Farm were devastated as they watched their tours halt and cash flow immediately cease. The working farm, established is 1981 started a new industry for Queensland, but with… Read more »

Cancelled local/regional events (to date):

In following the national guidelines widely circulated, the following events have been cancelled in the period to June 2020: Festival of the Wind – Emu Park Keppel Sands Krabtastic Livingstone Shire Council – All public programmes and events cancelled from… Read more »

Temporarily closed businesses

Updated 13 May 2020 This page is no longer being updated. Click on the links for further information about businesses reopening from 15th May (Stage 1) or from 12th June (Stage 2). Scroll down for a list of the businesses… 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

Updated 26th October 2020 Scroll down for updates. Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment From 1 October 2020, outdoor density requirements have been relaxed, scroll down for more information. COVID-19 hub – Queensland Government website including health advice, essential information, travel restrictions,… 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 »

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 »