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Meet the Team – Advance Rockhampton

Meet the Team – Advance Rockhampton

Rockhampton Regional Council is laying the foundations to build a thriving regional capital to drive economic growth, create local jobs, attract more visitors to our region and grow private sector… Read more »

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Top Chinese company signs MOU with Council

Top Chinese company signs MOU with Council

The founder of one of China’s top 500 private companies has visited Rockhampton this week to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rockhampton Regional Council to further strengthen trade… Read more »

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Live Rockhampton, Work Adani

Live Rockhampton, Work Adani

Building on the success of this week’s Adani jobs announcement and the Gear Up Rocky initiative, Rockhampton Regional Council will next week deliver two business forums ‘Live Rockhampton, Work Adani’…. Read more »

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Adani FIFO announcement paves way for bigger and better Rockhampton

Adani FIFO announcement paves way for bigger and better Rockhampton

Rockhampton Regional Council’s vision for a bigger and better Rockhampton has been realised today with Adani Australia announcing 1,700 new jobs will be created here with Council striking a deal… Read more »

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Council secures 1,700 new jobs for region in Adani deal

Council secures 1,700 new jobs for region in Adani deal

Rockhampton Regional Council has today announced more than 1,700 new jobs are set to be created in Rockhampton following the announcement the region has been selected as one of two… Read more »

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The road to Adani

The road to Adani

Rockhampton Region Mayor Margaret Strelow today welcomed Adani’s announcement that Rockhampton had been selected as a FIFO Hub and construction recruitment centre after months of ongoing negotiations and meetings with… Read more »

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Gear Up Rocky!

Gear Up Rocky!

“Gear Up Rocky!” Those are the words that Advance Rockhampton has been spruiking over the past eight weeks to help local small to medium enterprises build their capacity. The Advance… Read more »

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HotDesQ Event a success!

HotDesQ Event a success!

Local start-ups, entrepreneurs and businesses had the opportunity on Friday 18 August 2017 to get inspired about turning ideas into reality when three highly successful entrepreneurs shared their success stories at… Read more »

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Central Queensland region shines at Queensland Training Awards

Central Queensland region shines at Queensland Training Awards

The Palaszczuk Government congratulated Central Queensland stars in vocational education and training after the region took out two categories at the 2017 Queensland Training Awards State Gala Dinner in Brisbane… Read more »

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Singapore Trade Delegation

Singapore Trade Delegation

Rockhampton Regional Council joined a unified group of entrepreneurs, political leaders and Capriconia business people bound for Singapore in August to maximise opportunities from the Singapore Free Trade Agreement. The… Read more »

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