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Loyal local company JMKelly forced to appoint Administrators

The preclusion of JMKelly to tender for almost $90Million of State government work in CQ which led the company to launch successful legal proceedings with QCAT (Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal), proved too financially draining for the company, announcing it… Read more »

Coast Guard Open Day at Rosslyn Bay

QF11 Coast Guard Yeppoon is holding an Open Day at their premises at Rosslyn Bay Harbour on Sunday 28th October from 6.30 am to 3.00 pm.  Families in the boating community on the Capricorn Coast are invited to attend. The… Read more »

“Maximising opportunities for local industry” – ADF Contracting and Compliance presentation update

Last Wednesday, October 10th, the ADF hosted a Contracting and Compliance Presentation “Maximising opportunities for local industry” at CQUni Rockhampton. In excess of 180 business representatives from across the extended region attended the Presentations and I am now pleased to confirm that… Read more »

Short Course in Positive Leadership

Last week (Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th October), Capricorn Enterprise hosted the first Short Course in Positive Leadership in Rockhampton for local businesses. Contact us to be included on the wait list for the 2019 course, dates to be confirmed…. Read more »

Great Keppel Island Resort Sale Update

Capricorn Enterprise sincerely welcomes Isabella and CK Wei and their business partners from Wei Chao Pty Ltd to our beautiful Great Keppel Island and Capricorn Coast on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. They truly love the natural beauty of Great… Read more »

Best of Queensland – don’t miss out!

Tourism and Events Queensland will be shining the spotlight on Queensland’s best tourism experiences in January 2019 when the first Best of Queensland Experiences are announced. All operators with a live, up-to-date listing on ATDW by Thursday, 1st November 2018… Read more »

Advertise your holiday deals for FREE online.

Advertise your holiday deals for FREE online. All members who have an ATDW membership have the opportunity to advertise an Online Holiday Deal for free on both the Queensland.com and the CapricornHolidays.com holiday deals web pages.  This offer is for… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Region Breaks Tourism Records

Tourism has solidified its position as a pillar in our local economy according to new data released yesterday (Tuesday 2nd October) showcasing record high results. The National Visitor Survey data is released by Tourism Events Queensland, and recent figures revealed… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Infrastructure Investment

Last week, I had the pleasure of co-hosting with Pat O’Driscoll from Knight Frank, some very keen international investors to Great Keppel Island.  This Tuesday, I attended a round table discussion with the Hon Anthony Albanese, Shadow Federal Minister for… Read more »

Defence – ASMTI Contract announced

The announcement made yesterday (Tuesday Sept 25) afternoon by the Assistant Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Fawcett of the appointment of Laing O’Rourke as the Managing Contractor for the ADF/SAF $800 Million Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative Facilities Project… Read more »