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June 21, 2019

The Capricorn Coast Business Community Survey Results Are In.

The T@ble Capricorn Coast Business Community has conducted an anonymous survey of its members. Local business owners were asked 16 questions about their business and the Capricorn Coast. The results provide a collective voice for the Capricorn Coast business community and will be used to improve The T@ble Capricorn Coast Business Community and lobby local, state and federal government.

The first questions was, ‘How long has your business been operating for?’

  • 12.9% answered 1 to 2 years
  • 27.4% answered 2 to 5 years
  • 22.6% answered 5...

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June 06, 2019

Applying for a first home owner grant

The Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant is a state government initiative to help first home owners to get their new first home sooner.

Depending on the date of your contract, you’ll get $15,000 or $20,000 towards buying or building your new house, unit or townhouse (valued at less than $750,000). The grant is paid per new home and not to each of the applicants for the same home.

You can buy off the plan or choose...

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May 22, 2019

Federal Election 2019 – What it means for Capricornia

Capricorn Enterprise, the region’s peak tourism and economic development Organisation has congratulated Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry on her third consecutive win.

Chief Executive Officer Mary Carroll said a number of key issues affecting business and industry played a major role in the result of not just the local seat but throughout Queensland.

“Business and industry want political stability and understand the importance of particularly the mining sector to our regional, state and national economy. FULL ARTICLE

May 20, 2019

Beached bluebottles a danger to you and your pet

Dried out, crusty, 'dead' bluebottles washed up on our beaches can still cause a painful sting.

The aftermath of a marine stinger invasion often presented the temptation to touch or 'pop' bluebottles — but beware.

"Even if the animal is dead, and even if the tentacle is detached from the animal, it doesn't matter because the stinging cells are actually independent from the will of the animal," CSIRO Scientist Lisa-Ann Gerswhin said.

Dr Gershwin is...

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May 14, 2019

The 11 Most Beautiful Islands in Australia

Australia comes with a healthy dose of drama; from its wild landscapes and stunning coastlines to expansive outback and city skylines. A favourite for travellers and locals who know they don’t have to venture off the continent in search of paradise, holiday destinations Down Under are aplenty. Here are the 11 most beautiful islands in Australia to check out.


Lord Howe Island
Located in the Tasman Sea, East of Port Macquarie is...

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May 07, 2019

6 signs your home is not ready for pets

Fur babies are often cuter than human babies – you know it! However, not everybody’s living arrangement is ideal for pups or cats, writes Chris Carroll.

But before you consider bringing one home, you need to ensure your abode is prepped and ready for all of the good, bad and ugly they bring with them. Nobody said parenting was easy!


Your fencing has Milo and Otis written all over it

All pets...

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April 08, 2019

Owning a Vacant Block of Land

Owning a vacant block of land can be a financial drain, with many expenses such as rates, maintenance services like mowing and maybe even a mortgage, whilst getting nothing in return.  As a land owner you may find yourself wondering if the value will ever go up, should I sell, or build?

Unfortunately, in the current market land tents to take some time to sell on the Capricorn Coast.
Click here to the land that has sold for over...

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April 05, 2019

Community Support Program

@ Real Estate is pleased to announce its new Community Support Program. 

The Capricorn Coast Real Estate power house, has been looking for more ways to give back to the local community, in addition to Natalie Gesler the @ Real Estate Principles work in setting up and running the wildly successful The T@ble Capricorn Coast Business Community and Troy Gesler’s work as a Fire Fighter @ Emu Park. @ Real Estate team has been looking into other options,...

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February 25, 2019

What homes look like in the world's most expensive city

Hong Kong’s property market is sky high
Hong Kong has topped the most expensive lists for the best part of the last decade, especially when it comes to the property market, with both rent and purchase prices incredibly high. Luxury properties are there for the super-rich but, because of the sheer number of people in the city, even small apartments are becoming unaffordable to ordinary people.

Record-breaking prices
In November 2017, a four-bedroom house set a new...

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February 18, 2019

All the way to the heavens. How much of your property do you actually own?

Property owners, you – and your bank – definitively own your home. But what about the air above your property and the earth and its contents beneath it?

Property rights were originally governed by the ad coelum maxim: whoever owns the soil, holds title all the way up to the heavens and down to the depths of hell. But, this maxim – however poetic – was created before construction cranes, drones or industrial mining, and now it...

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