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Government the key to unlocking Tourism potential for Great Keppel Island

“Critical Infrastructure to support both community and visitors is the key to Great Keppel Island reaching its potential with increased tourism product, operators and jobs.” “Government at all levels has an opportunity to work together to provide the necessary infrastructure… Read more »


Today (Thursday, 5th October) in Brisbane, Minister for Tourism the Hon Kate Jones MP  announced a second group of young tourism leaders, with not one, but TWO local Young Tourism Leaders in our Capricorn Region – Zac Garven (Cassidy Hospitality… Read more »

Sandstone Wilderness famil with Don Fuchs

Capricorn Enterprise coordinated a Sandstone Wilderness Famil for photojournalist Don Fuchs and freelance journalist Hannah James to Carnarvon Gorge last week. Don and Hannah have been commissioned by Australian Geographic to write a story about the Carnarvon Great Walk. They… Read more »

Keppels Gentle Giants

It’s been hard NOT to see a Humpback Whale in the Keppels this season, with many locals and visitors experiencing this added bonus onboard Freedom Fastcats, Keppel Konnections, Sail Capricornia, Pumpkin Xpress and most other charter and private boats! Local… Read more »

UK Journalist visits our Keppels and Southern Great Barrier Reef

This week, Capricorn Enterprise hosted UK journalist Lydia Bell, from The Daily Telegraph, who travelled directly to the Keppel Islands to write a story on the incredible health and diversity of our Southern Great Barrier Reef.  Lydia stayed on Pumpkin… Read more »

Capricornia Major Projects Forum

The primary object of introducing regional business leaders to major projects was comprehensively met at Wednesday’s Capricornia Major Projects Forum! Based on the positive feedback received from the bulk of business participants involved, this Forum was a huge success as… Read more »

Five Massive Events Over Two August Weekends!

The next two weekends are going to be HUGE in our destination! Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race – 4-8th August 2017 The Annual Yeppoon Triathlon Festival – 5-6th August 2017 2017 Rocky Swap, Rockhampton – Saturday 5th… Read more »

Queensland’s Regional Tourism CEOs converge on the Capricorn Coast!

RTO CEOs from Tropical North Queensland, Townsville, Whitsundays, Mackay, Bundaberg, Southern Queensland Country, Brisbane and the Outback regions as well as representatives from Tourism and Events Queensland, Qld Tourism Industry Council and the Department of Tourism, Events, Small Business &… Read more »

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef

Capricorn Enterprise is a proud participant of Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef and is committed to working with our members and the wider industry, to embrace the potential of this unique and timely opportunity. Our industry’s ability to engage on a personal… Read more »

“The Ultimate Guide to Driving the Great Barrier Reef” – nature’s greatest gift to the world

A FIRST for Queensland and Australia and another FIRST for the Southern Great Barrier Reef, this latest collaboration a year in the making, is set to drive more visitors to nature’s greatest gift to the world! The five (5) precincts… Read more »