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‘The Hub’ official opening marks a significant step forward for Livingstone Shire

Marking a monumental day for Livingstone Shire, local dignitaries and community members gathered on Monday 30th April 2018 to officially open the newly-completed Centre of Excellence for Disaster Management, Innovation and Community Resilience (The Hub). Mayor Bill Ludwig was joined… Read more »

Shoalwater Bay Defence Projects a Major Impetus for Regional Business

Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area Remediation Project April 30th 2018 will long be acknowledged as a significant date for local industry with the announcement by Federal Defence Minister The Hon Marise Payne MP that the Shoalwater Bay Remediation Project (>$130M)… Read more »

Today Show Live Weather Crossover in our Region

The Capricorn Coast is on show to a national television audience this week, with Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) highlighting their new ‘Beautiful One Day, Perfect The Next – Find Your Perfect Next’ campaign in partnership with the Today Show… Read more »


UPDATE: Don’t forget to watch Travel Oz on 7Two, Saturday 9th June 2018 to see the TV Special! The Southern Great Barrier Reef has been filmed for an international TV special! The three Regional Tourism Oganisations of Capricorn Enterprise, GAPDL… Read more »

Selling our destination to the world! Annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE)

This week, I am sending our greetings from Adelaide at Tourism Australia’s Annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) where 2,500 sellers and buyers in the tourism industry participate in four (4) solid days of back to back 15 minute appointments which… Read more »

Local Industry Capability for Defence Projects

Understanding the investment that is programmed to be injected into Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area over the coming years via the ADF Remediation plus ASMTI Projects (two separate projects), Capricorn Enterprise is working closely with the Centre for Defence Industry… Read more »


A major international investor has been secured for the Capricorn Coast which has been hailed a key turning point for our destination. Knight Frank Rockhampton and Region Principal Pat O’Driscoll has successfully completed the sale of Keppel Cove Master Planned… Read more »


Emu Park businesses have come to the rescue for stranded backpackers travelling north.  Emus Beach Resort at Emu Park on the Capricorn Coast is overflowing with backpackers unable to head further north. Paul and Mandy Neubecker are run off their… Read more »

Capricorn at GC2018 Investment Lunch

A strong contingency from Capricorn attended the Tourism Investment lunch on the Gold Coast yesterday at Queensland’s Official GC2018 business venue, Commonwealth House at Broadbeach. Attracting investment in Queensland’s tourism infrastructure is a priority for the Queensland Government, with Premier… Read more »

Rookwood Weir funding announced by Prime Minister

Prime Minister the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull today confirmed a Federal government grant of $176 Million to the Queensland State government, which is 50% of the total construction costs of the Rookwood Weir. Joined by the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack… Read more »