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$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 »

Tourism Future Secure for Capricorn Region!

For the first time in twenty five years (25), the State government has committed long term funding for Regional Tourism Organisations (RTO’s) in Queensland which enables Capricorn Enterprise to plan for three (3) years in partnership with its local government… Read more »

Queensland’s Adventure Committee descend on the Capricorn Coast

Adventure Queensland is the peak backpacking body for the state and their committee will be at the Capricorn Coast this Thursday 28th April for the very first time to give local tourism business the opportunity to gain insight into the… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Visitation Continues to Grow!

The Southern Great Barrier Reef destination (Capricorn, Gladstone (CQ) and Bundaberg regions) to the year ending December 2015, has been ranked the number 5 region in Queensland and number 14 region in Australia for domestic visitor nights! This equates to… Read more »

GREAT KEPPEL ISLAND – first GINGER PRIDE photo shoot in Australia!

Capricorn Enterprise is calling on all Central Queensland Red Heads, aka ‘Gingers’ and ‘Rangas’ to be part of a photo shoot on Great Keppel Island on the Southern Great Barrier Reef on Sunday 24th April 2016. Freedom Fastcats are proudly… Read more »

Extensive Interest in High Growth Business Program

Twenty eight independent businesses from Rockhampton and Yeppoon have registered to participate in the Capricorn Enterprise “Economic Gardening High Growth Business Program” [EGP] which is due to commence with a full day Boot Camp this Thursday. The inaugural program that… Read more »

Vote Yes for Fixed Four Year Terms

Townsville Enterprise, Advance Cairns and Capricorn Enterprise are calling on North Queensland communities to support fixed four year terms for State Government at the Referendum on Saturday 19 March. A fixed election date would provide a number of benefits for… Read more »