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Northern Australia Alliance in Nation’s Capital

Chairs and CEO’s of Capricorn Enterprise, Townsville Enterprise Ltd, Advance Cairns, NT Chamber of Commerce, Broome Future Ltd and Karratha District Chamber of Commerce and Industry met in the nation’s capital this week to present our annual Northern Australia Alliance… Read more »

Launch of the 2017 Destination Guide Prospectus

The 2017 will bring an exciting new era as we launch the new Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination Guide, combining the Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg regions into one stunning A4 brochure. Why the move to a combined destination guide? Since… Read more »

Official Visitor Map for Great Keppel Island Released!

Bushwalking, Snorkelling, Fishing, Anchorage, Accommodation…You name the activity, this map has you covered. Capricorn Enterprise is please to launch the first OFFICIAL visitor’s map for Great Keppel Island. This map is so much more than just a map, it’s a… Read more »

Domestic Visitors To SGBR Destination Continue To Grow!

Nearly two (2) Million domestic visitors, representing just under 10% of all visitors to Queensland, experienced the Southern Great Barrier Reef as their choice of destination to the year ending March 2016. The Southern Great Barrier destination (Capricorn, Gladstone (CQ)… Read more »

The Hunt is on to Find Capricorn’s Culinary Tourism Heroes

From beef to crocodile and mud crabs to tropical fruit, the Capricorn Region is well known for its coast to country approach when it comes to regional specialities and culinary delights. But while the region is a noted agricultural production area,… Read more »

International Visitation Continues To Grow To Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination!

Tourism Research Australia has today released its official data on international visitor statistics to the year ending March 2016 and the news is all good for Australia, Queensland and the Southern Great Barrier Reef. In the twelve (12) months to… Read more »

$130 Million (50% of total project cost) earmarked for ROOKWOOD WEIR – WHAT A GREAT DAY FOR OUR REGION!

What a GREAT DAY for our region!  Rookwood Weir, one of our Region’s PRIORITY PROJECTS  – one step closer with today’s announcement! $2 Million has been committed towards the Final State Government Business Case and an additional $130 Million from the Federal… Read more »

Channel 9’s “TODAY SHOW” Breaky Crew to Broadcast Live from Rockhampton next Tuesday 31st May 2016!

Another First!….. The entire breakfast crew of Channel 9’s popular TODAY SHOW will be broadcasting LIVE outside the Great Western Hotel in Rockhampton next Tuesday 31st May and Capricorn Enterprise is encouraging at least 500 locals to join in the… Read more »

Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast Showcased to Tourism Trade

Capricorn Enterprise is about to represent Capricorn & Southern Great Barrier Reef at the biggest tourism trade show in the southern hemisphere – the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE). Travel professionals (buyers and sellers) from all over the world will descend… Read more »

Tourism Volunteers Recognised During National Volunteer Week

Capricorn Enterprise’s 60 wonderful volunteers have been honoured this National Volunteers Week for their service 363 days a year in welcoming our visitors to the region. Capricorn Enterprise manages 2 (two) Accredited Visitor Information Centres (VIC’s) in the Capricorn Region… Read more »