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Our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination on Covers of National and international Tourism Trade publications!

Another first! our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination has been included on the front covers of some of the highest distributors of bookable tourism product in Australia and New Zealand. Helloworld Travel, Qantas Holidays and Sunlover Holidays have included Southern… Read more »

Welcome Vice Chancellor Professor Klomp

Capricorn Enterprise is very pleased to welcome recently appointed Vice Chancellor and President CQUniversity Australia Professor Nick Klomp and his wife Sue Moloney to Rockhampton.  CQUniversity is a long standing corporate partner of Capricorn Enterprise and we are very proud… Read more »

Top Aussie Influencers return to destination!

One of Australia’s top travel bloggers, Phoebe and Matt from “Little Grey Box” have returned to our destination after first visiting eighteen (18) months ago! Capricorn Enterprise is very excited to be hosting one of our favourite influencers who have… Read more »

National and international reach for our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination!

Helloworld Travel and its wholesale brands including AOT Inbound, a.t.s. Pacific, ETA, Qantas Holidays, Viva! Holidays, Sunlover Holidays, ReadyRooms, Need it Now, Go Holidays and Insider Journey are committed to promoting and selling Australian holidays.  This is the largest tourism… Read more »

Local Projects to Drive the Regional Economy for Next Decade

Unprecedented capital investment in projects across our local area over the next decade will result in renewed business and investment confidence plus provide a boost in economic stimulus across our entire Capricorn region.  With in excess of $3.5 Billion in… Read more »

Team effort for growth pays off!

Team Effort for Tourism Growth Pays Off! Earlier this month, Tourism Research Australia (TRA) released the official IVS (International Visitor Survey) and NVS (National Visitor Survey) data to the year ending September 2018, which revealed some fantastic growth for Queensland… Read more »

Record event funding support for Capricorn Region!

Five (5) events in the Capricorn region have secured funding in Round 11 of QDEP (Qld Destination Events Program), funding provided thanks to the State government via Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ). Capricorn Enterprise chief executive Mary Carroll said “Capricorn… Read more »

Regional Workforce Strategy – A collaborative initiative for the Capricorn Region

A draft framework to progress the adoption of a Regional Workforce Strategy has been distributed to  key partners and associated groups as a result of last week’s ‘Developing a Regional Workforce Forum”. Hosted by Capricorn Enterprise, the breakfast forum secured… Read more »

Recommendations made: Parliamentary Inquiry into how the mining sector can support businesses in regional communities

The Parliamentary Committee tasked with undertaking the national inquiry of “How the mining sector can support businesses in regional communities” has handed down its interim report incorporating twenty one (21) recommendations. Read the full Report: Keep it in the regions… Read more »

Developing a Regional Workforce: Proactively planning for employment growth

Following on from the highly successful and informative November 8th Major Projects Forum, where major infrastructure projects and proposed timelines were discussed, this morning’s Developing a Regional Workforce Breakfast was an opportunity for business and industry to review and prepare for… Read more »