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Small Business growth across the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region

The data is clear, business numbers across the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region are growing. As at 30 June 2023, there were 8,900 businesses registered in the region*, an increase of 241 businesses (2.8%) from the previous financial year and… Read more »

Small business boost to encourage energy efficiency

The Queensland Government is expanding its appliance cashback scheme to small and medium sized businesses under a new program. The $16 million Queensland Business Energy Saving and Transformation (QBEST) program will target the state’s more than 450,000 small-to-medium businesses, helping… Read more »

Small Business Wellness Support Package

Small businesses are the heart and hubs of our local communities and the wellbeing and strong mental health of their owners and employees is vital for the health of their business and the economy. Because of this, the Queensland Government… Read more »

Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program – Round 2 opened 1st July

UPDATED: 14/7/2020 If you missed out on Round 1 of the State Government’s Small Business grant of $10,000 to assist with operational costs, you can apply for Round 2 which opened on the 1st July! The allocation for regional areas… Read more »

Small business can apply for $10,000 – first in best dressed, so be quick!

Under the $100 Million Small Business Adaption Grant Program, small businesses can apply for a grant of up to $10,000. Grants can be used for: financial, legal and other professions marketing and communications activities (I am investigating this to see… Read more »

$4 billion package to support health, jobs, households and Queensland businesses

“Our $300 million household relief package will give Queensland households $200 off their utility bills, building on the $50 asset dividend we have already announced. “Our society will go through the most difficult period most of us have ever experienced,… Read more »

Join the”Support Local Buy Local” Facebook group

Join here – Capricorn Enterprise, the region’s peak tourism and economic development organisation, is no stranger in dealing with industry response and recovery activity when natural disasters have hit the region over the past decade.  But the global impacts… Read more »