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Our Locals Love Tourists!

Capricorn residents (Central Highlands, Rockhampton region, Capricorn Coast) are significantly more likely than the average Queenslander to agree that tourism has a positive impact on the community. 63% of residents agree that tourism has a positive impact on the community,… Read more »

Romper Stomper and Picnic at Hanging Rock star Lily Sullivan in Yeppoon last week for the Beau Coops Winter 2018 campaign

Around the Corner Creative co-founders, Penny Hunt and Naomi Pelletier have hosted yet another famous Australian face in Yeppoon last week, actress Lily Sullivan (best known for her leading roles in Romper Stomper and Picnic at Hanging Rock). Sullivan will… Read more »


“Forward bookings for the Australia Day Long Weekend are extremely encouraging off the back of a highly successful Summer holiday season! With three major Australia Day events over the long weekend, even impending rain won’t dampen this weekend! Great Australia… Read more »

Famous Actors visit Capricorn Coast!

Marta Dusseldorp and Ben Winspear, husband and wife actors and stars of the recently acclaimed Scenes from a Marriage at QPAC Theatre in Brisbane, enjoyed three fun filled days on the Capricorn Coast last week with their two young daughters…. Read more »

Turtle Mural Unveiled at Kemp Beach

The Kemp Beach toilet block has now been turtle-branded thanks to a suggestion by one of our wonderful volunteers from the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre. Libby Howlett contacted the Livingstone Shire Council and suggested that the Bluff Point Walking… Read more »

Summer Holiday Activities at the Capricorn Coast

There is plenty to do over the summer school holidays, but if you need some ideas, visit our wonderful volunteers at our Visitor Information Centre in Yeppoon, open every day except Christmas Day with limited hours on Boxing Day (open… Read more »

Locals extend invitation to Great Keppel

Local island legend Geoff Mercer is the hero in the latest Queensland tourism promotional video. Produced in partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Capricorn Enterprise, the 90 second video is a compelling local invitation sharing insights on how… Read more »


Robyn Silcox from Bundaberg was the lucky winner of the Capricorn Holidays Staycation on Great Keppel Island. Robyn was absolutely thrilled when she received the call from Triple M Central Queensland’s Banksy and Pinky to announce that she had won… Read more »

Official Opening – Yeppoon Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank Tuesday November 28th – Echelon Building Yeppoon

Tuesday evening’s Official Opening of the Yeppoon Community Bank® branch of the Bendigo Bank by State Manager, Gavin Holden, follows in the footsteps of the highly successful Emu Park branch which commenced operations over twelve years ago. Supporting Gavin at… Read more »

Launch of Central Events Platform first for destination and Queensland!

Another first for the Capricorn region (stretching from the Central Highlands to the Keppel Islands), has been announced today by Capricorn Enterprise, the region’s peak tourism and economic development organisation. Whilst launching a brand new leisure website this week,… Read more »