News - Latest News

Banking services returning to Springsure

Posted on February 18th, 2019

After two years without a bank, a collaboration between Central Highlands Regional Council and Central Queensland credit union The Capricornian will see banking services return to Springsure from 4 March 2019. Central Highlands Regional Council Cr Christine Rolfe said it’s…

Read More »

New Year Message from the CEO

Posted on December 21st, 2018

Happy New Year and a warm welcome to 2019! Wow! What a year 2018 was for The Capricornian, your financial institution. As CEO of the region’s only locally based, customer owned financial institution, I am very proud of what we…

Read More »

Setting yourself up for a financially positive 2019

Posted on December 21st, 2018

New year, new financially responsible you? Great news! Here are five realistic strategies for managing your money if wiser cash flow is one of your resolutions. Shop less, but focus on quality You’ve had your blender for a year and…

Read More »

Capricornian Community Grant – Round 2 Recipients Announced

Posted on December 13th, 2018

The Capricornian Community Grants Program recently called for its second round of applications. The objective of the program is to strengthen relationships and support worthy not-for-profit organisations throughout Central Queensland. With a total of $25,000 available annually, divided across two rounds, the funding is designed…

Read More »

Charity Golf Day A Hit For Give Me 5 For Kids

Posted on December 5th, 2018

Sunday 25th November saw golfers and non-golfers alike take part in the annual Capricornian Charity Golf Day at North Rockhampton Golf Club.  The day was held to raise money for Give Me 5 For Kids, helping sick children and their…

Read More »

Important changes to Capricornian members’ usage of rediATMs

Posted on November 27th, 2018

Over the last 12 months there have been significant changes in the provision of ATMs. Did you know you now have free access to over 10,000 ATMs Australia wide, including those operated by the ‘Big 4’ banks (Commonwealth Bank, ANZ,…

Read More »

Three bushfire safety tips every Australian should know

Posted on September 24th, 2018

Did you know that predicting the severity of a given bushfire season is challenging and many people fail to prepare for them? And when the threat becomes real, it can be too late and too emotional to make safe and…

Read More »

Stop! Scammers!

Posted on September 7th, 2018

The ATO (Australian Taxation Office) has issued a warning about a new scammer method targeting taxpayers, as scammers ramp up their activity in September. Assistant Commissioner Kath Anderson said the new method had the fraudsters initiate a three-way telephone conversation between…

Read More »

King of his own castle

Posted on August 6th, 2018

It’s the quintessential Aussie dream to own your home.  As Darryl Kerrigan said ‘it’s not a house it’s a home. A man’s home is his castle’. New member Daniel King thought that this dream was out of reach, that is…

Read More »

Griffiths Family First Home Dream Becomes Reality

Posted on July 2nd, 2018

Justin and Susan Griffiths had been looking at getting out of the rental trap for some time but weren’t sure where to start.  Buying your first home can be a very exciting, but somewhat daunting process. After being referred to…

Read More »