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CEQ is a remote retailer.
CEQ is more than essential.
CEQ is not-for-profit.
CEQ is a significant Indigenous employer.
CEQ is caring, every day, always.

Community Enterprise Queensland

Community Enterprise Queensland is a not-for-profit organisation committed to providing essential goods and services to communities in the Torres Strait, Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) and remote Aboriginal communities.

We are responsible for the operation of 28 retail stores throughout these remote areas, providing access to quality fresh food, groceries and essential services like fuel, gas and ATM facilities.

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Focus on Fresh

Sourcing the highest quality fruit & vegetables, meat & dairy for our communities

Not-for-profit

CEQ is a not-for-profit self-sustaining entity focused on re-investing back into communities

Local Employment

CEQ is a significant Indigenous employer, with 78% of our in-store team and managers identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Partnering with Community

CEQ is an active supporter of community events

Our Stores

With a range of retail offerings including supermarkets, fuel, gas, hardware, electrical appliances, homewares, furniture and clothing, CEQ offers communities much more than just essentials.

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IBIS Logo - Islanders Board of Industry & Service

IBIS

IBIS supermarkets provide fresh produce, meat, grocery and other essential services to the Torres Strait, NPA & Napranum.

ABIS Logo - Aboriginal Business, Industry and Service

ABIS

ABIS supermarkets provide fresh produce, meat, grocery and other essential services to remote Aboriginal communities.

Mitre 10 Logo - Mighty Helpful, Mitre 10 Thursday Island

T.I. Mitre 10

Thursday Island Mitre 10 is a hardware store, complete with a trade & retail section supplying the Torres Straits, NPA & Aboriginal communities.

Mona's Bazaar Logo

Mona’s Bazaar

Mona’s is a vibrant clothing and gift shop on Thursday Island, offering tropical island clothing, jewelry, fabrics, haberdashery and souvenirs.

Col Jones Logo - Everything you need is Right Here

Col Jones

Col Jones is a department store on Thursday Island stocking household appliances, furniture, homewares, footwear, sporting goods and clothing.

Our People

CEQ employs over 400 people. We are family & pride ourselves on the cultural diversity within the organisation. Find out more about us and what it’s like to work for CEQ.

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Latest CEQ News

CEQ News
December 24, 2023

CEQ donates to Recovery Effort supporting Wujal Wujal community in time of need

Australian Army personnel from the 5th Aviation Regiment assist Wujal Wujal residents at Cooktown Airport after they were evacuated. (image courtesy of Cape York Weekly) Queensland’s largest remote store operator…
CEQ News
December 7, 2023

Boost as Kirriri (Hammond) Island mini-mart joins IBIS store network

A six year-long journey has reached its pinnacle with Kirriri (Hammond) Island’s only convenience store now transitioned into a Community Enterprise Queensland (CEQ) IBIS supermarket, joining CEQ’s IBIS store network…
CEQ News
November 14, 2023

CEQ recognises World Diabetes Day 2023 after appointment of new Indigenous Nutrition Cadet

With World Diabetes Day taking place today (14 November), remote store operator Community Enterprise Queensland (CEQ) has appointed a new Indigenous Nutrition Cadet to help further drive healthier eating in…
CEQ News
October 30, 2023

CEQ officially opens ‘remote store of the future’ in Far North Queensland community of Bamaga

Not-for-profit remote store operator Community Enterprise Queensland (CEQ) has held the official grand opening of its new IBIS ‘remote store of the future’ in Bamaga near the northern tip of…