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CQUniversity Village Festival

Only once in your lifetime will you see the all-star lineup of Pete Murray, Mark Seymour & James Reyne, and James Morrison, while overlooking the ocean and islands, and PAY NOTHING. The 2016 CQUniversity Village Festival is on again this… Read more »

Gemfields Welcomes Huge Tourist Numbers in 2016

Gemfest – Festival of Gems 2016 is set to be the biggest and best yet! The very popular event, which takes place on the Sapphire Gemfields, in our Southern Great Barrier Reef hinterland from 11 – 14 August 2016, is… Read more »

Creative Commercial opportunities in Yeppoon

Livingstone Shire Council’s exciting Yeppoon Multi-Storey Car Park project has entered into the next stage with Expressions of Interest opening today for two retail tenancies in the complex. Mayor Bill Ludwig said Council would be looking for exciting, vibrant EOIs… Read more »

Investment guide to help grow Queensland tourism

The Queensland Government has released the Queensland Tourism Investment Guide 2016, developed to encourage investment in tourism infrastructure in Queensland. The document, also available in Chinese, encourages investors to capitalise on Queensland’s booming tourism industry with the release of the state’s… Read more »

Commonwealth Games 2018 – Training Potential in CQ

With the Rio Olympic Games just days away, our local focus is set firmly on the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in 2018. Capricorn Enterprise Events Executive Ellie Tonkin has been working with the Department for State Development, Livingstone… Read more »

Capricorn Resort Yeppoon Accommodation Closure

Last week, we were notified of a change in strategic direction by the owner of Capricorn Resort Yeppoon, (Iwasaki Sangyo Company), that they will suspend operations of the accommodation business effective 21st August 2016 and scale down other areas of… Read more »

Keppel Bay Sailing Club Blitz Training Awards

One of the Capricorn Coasts biggest employers, Keppel Bay Sailing Club were both winners and grinners when they took out this year’s Queensland Training Awards for the Central Queensland region for Medium Employer of the Year last Saturday. KBSC president… Read more »

Census requirements for Tourism Businesses

Tourism businesses are reminded of their obligations for the 2016 Census. Conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics every five years, the Census counts every person and household in Australia. It is important that everyone in Australia, except foreign diplomats… Read more »

Advance Queensland Initiatives

The below documents pull together the Advance Queensland initiatives as well as many local, state, federal, startup, business, export, innovation and procurement initiatives and connections to assist startups and business. Please find enclosed the following information:- Advisory Information Script –… Read more »

CQ’s Sausage King – Kev Brown’s Butchery

Following the regional AMIC Qld Sausage King and Best Butchers Burger Competition awards over the weekend, local butcher Kev Brown has secured a swag of awards for his delicious snags. The regional competition is open to all butchers throughout Central Queensland… Read more »