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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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10 Fire Safety Tips For Winter

Posted on May 28th, 2018

Most home fires are preventable and also accidental. And with a fire able to engulf a whole room in just 4 minutes, it’s important to know what you can do to prevent this from happening in your home. Here are…

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EOFY Message From The CEO

Posted on May 28th, 2018

As we have now reached the end of the 2017/2018 financial year I am pleased to report that The Capricornian has had a very solid year in terms of customer service, staff engagement, community interaction and financial performance. While we continue with a wide range…

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Your money travels fluently when it has its own passport

Posted on May 24th, 2018

Have you gone on a trip only to discover that you’ve left your adapter or sunscreen at home? You have to rush or pay double the amount to buy one when you’re on holiday? When you’re not planning to travel,…

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The Kime’s new home away from home

Posted on April 18th, 2018

Good things come to those who wait and that was certainly the case for long time Capricornian members Andrew & Rhonda Kime. After checking out the Caravan, Camping, 4 x 4 & Fishing Expo in late 2017 they decided that…

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Changes to Introductory Rate Home & Investment Loans and Mortgage Plus Home Loan

Posted on April 18th, 2018

In responding to our regulatory requirements, The Capricornian Ltd as today announced changes to our Introductory Rate Home and Investment Loan product as well as the Mortgage Plus (line of credit) facility. The 3 year introductory term on both the…

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Don’t fall for a scammer’s phishing bait

Posted on April 18th, 2018

The ACCC is warning people to stay alert to ‘phishing’ scammers pretending to be from well-known businesses and government departments trying to con unsuspecting victims out of their personal information and money. For the first six months of 2017, the…

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A goal without a plan is just a wish

Posted on April 4th, 2018

Whether your goals are to pay off your home loan sooner, retire early or go on an overseas holiday every couple of years, there’s a simple and powerful way to improve your chances of achieving them. Write them down and…

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Watch out for online ‘free trial’ offers

Posted on March 20th, 2018

A chance for a free trial before you buy? What have you got to lose? Whether it’s a sponsored post in your social media feed or a pop up advertisement while you’re browsing the web, offers of ‘free trials’ or…

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Protecting your wealth from scams

Posted on February 26th, 2018

In 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Scamwatch website experienced a 47 per cent increase in reports of scams over the previous year, according to the ACCC Targeting Scams Report. This alarming increase should prompt all of us to…

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