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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 »

Selling Southern Great Barrier Reef to the World!

This week, Capricorn Enterprise with our Regional tourism partners and operators are selling our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at the biggest tourism trade show in the southern hemisphere – the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE). Thousands of travel professionals (buyers… 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 »

FEDERAL BUDGET 2016-17: What does it mean for CQ Business and Industry?

To view the full budget papers go to: http://www.budget.gov.au/ SMALL BUSINESS: Businesses under $10 million turnover – taxable rate of 27.5% from 1st July 2016 (reduced to 25% by 2026). Small company tax rate cut to 27.5 % from 1st… 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 »

May Day Long Weekend Events

Golden Mount Festival Head for the hills of Mount Morgan for some Golden Mount Festival family fun this long weekend. Saturday sees in the main event, the famous ‘Running of the Cutter’ plus street parade, market stalls, Gold Dig and… 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 »

Capricorn Enterprise Host Visit by State Director, Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ms Alison Carrington

The Board of Capricorn Enterprise yesterday hosted a visit to the region by State Director of DFAT Ms Alison Carrington. The primary objectives of the visit was twofold – firstly regional familiarisation, and secondly to understand the export potential and… Read more »