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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…

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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,…

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Messy Mondays all about the kids

Posted on September 26th, 2018

Rockhampton Art Gallery has announced a partnership with The Capricornian, with Central Queensland’s only locally owned financial institution sponsoring the Gallery’s Messy Mondays program. Messy Mondays is an initiative of the gallery, with the aim of inspiring, educating and encouraging…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Capricornian Community Grant Recipients Announced

Posted on July 2nd, 2018

The Capricornian recently launched our Community Grants Program, with the objective 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 to support…

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The Capricornian Increases Home & Business Loan Interest Rates

Posted on June 29th, 2018

The Capricornian has today announced it will increase interest rates across its variable home loans and Lines of Credit for owner-occupiers and investors, as well as interest rates on its business loans.   CEO Dale Grounds said the decision was…

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The Capricornian ‘Steps Up’ for RACQ Cap Rescue

Posted on June 6th, 2018

For over 21 years, RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service has provided a vital service to Central Queensland, performing over 7,000 tasks during this period of operation. Cap Rescue hosts and supports dozens of events each year that rely on the assistance of volunteers, such as…

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