Local Business News

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Construction of Rocky’s new Men’s Shed progressing

Premium Content Construction of Rocky’s new Men’s Shed progressing

IN PICTURES: It took a lot of work for the shed’s members to get the ball rolling on their new complex but construction is accelerating.

Pandemic casts shadow over Yeppoon conference centre project

Premium Content Pandemic casts shadow over Yeppoon conference centre project

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to re-evaluate our priorities with one local politician questioning whether the timing was right to pursue plans for a conference...

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Seven nursing homes to go in struggling church’s fire sale

Premium Content Seven nursing homes to go in struggling church’s fire sale

After being sued by a sacked chief executive and bailed out with an emergency taxpayer grant, a cash-strapped church will quit the aged care industry.

Rocky’s new election candidate wants to legalise marijuana

Premium Content Rocky’s new election candidate wants to legalise marijuana

Laura Barnard believes the time is right for Rockhampton to seriously discuss legalising cannabis.

Vintage tea house opens its doors for business in CQ

Premium Content Vintage tea house opens its doors for business in CQ

Mum-of-three has created something a little bit different for people in the Central Highlands.

Bank seeks to scoop up ‘stranded’ CQ customers

Premium Content Bank seeks to scoop up ‘stranded’ CQ customers

This week, Auswide Bank said it “welcomed the opportunity to support MyState Bank customers left stranded”.

Will Rockhampton ever get an Aldi on the northside?

Premium Content Will Rockhampton ever get an Aldi on the northside?

The southside store opened in October 2019 and has seen strong business from the local community

NAIF reaffirms support for CQ infrastructure projects

Premium Content NAIF reaffirms support for CQ infrastructure projects

After copping criticism for neglecting CQ, the NAIF has explained how money will flow faster to the region and what projects are on the radar.

CAP RESORT: Will we ever see the it back up and running?

Premium Content CAP RESORT: Will we ever see the it back up and running?

The Iwasaki Group has plans for the 300-room, five star world class eco-tourism resort.

Worker camp court case linked to Glenden viability

Premium Content Worker camp court case linked to Glenden viability

While Glenden increasingly resembles a ghost town, a nearby coal mine says it cannot secure accommodation for workers there.

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