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Regional Business Growth Program Secures GREEN Light

Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll is jubilant that another thirty-three (33) local firms will benefit through their Economic Gardening High Growth Business Program thanks to the Federal Government’s Industry Skills Fund providing funding support for the Program.  The Program is… Read more »

Social and community funding flows from Queensland Cabinet’s visit to the region

Last week’s visit by the Premier and Queensland Cabinet to our region certainly saw a number of funding announcements, predominantly in the area of social and community support, including: Works for Queensland projects for Rockhampton region Livingstone Shire Council’s projects for… Read more »

Dig the Tropic to feature in Queensland Drive Campaign

Capricorn Enterprise has significantly invested in Tourism and Events Queensland’s upcoming Queensland Drive Campaign that will be featuring the Capricorn Way and ‘Dig the Tropic’ Geo Tourism Trail. With an advertising investment of $15,500, this includes production and placement of… Read more »

Local operators part of $1.2 Million Tourism and Events Qld Campaign!

Capricorn Enterprise have joined with Tourism and Events Queensland to celebrate Queensland’s new brand to ‘inspire the world to experience the best address on earth’ in the upcoming February brand campaign. The $1.2 million campaign includes TV, cinema, press and… Read more »

Rockhampton Jaguar Land Rover (Ian Weigh Group) Sponsorship Appreciated

I do a lot of driving in this job and host many VIPS (travel writers, travel trade, investors, politicians etc) to our destination, and first impressions count!  The Capricorn region stretches from the Central Highlands in the west (Emerald, Carnarvon… Read more »

Rockhampton ADANI Supplier Roadshow Generates Local Interest

The Rockhampton ADANI Supplier Roadshow conducted on Monday January 23rd generated high levels of interest from businesses across Central Queensland and beyond. Hosted by the Bowen Basin Mining Club, with Capricorn Enterprise being an Event Partner, the Rockhampton briefings attracted… Read more »

Queensland on Tour Europe 2017

While we’ve been experiencing a steamy summer here in Australia, on the other side of the world in the freezing cold, a dedicated team from our Queensland Tourism industry (including the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination) has been selling to… Read more »

DOMESTIC VISITORS GROW AND SPEND BIG IN SOUTHERN GREAT BARRIER REEF!

The Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination continues to shine, after winning a Queensland Tourism Award last month for Destination Marketing, domestic numbers and their dollar spend continue to grow as visitors discover some of the best experiences in Queensland!… Read more »

BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE

MEDIA STATEMENT – BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE Capricorn Enterprise Chief Executive Mary Carroll said “funding from Rockhampton Regional Council has reduced substantially over the years to the current $105,000 per annum to operate the Rockhampton Visitor Information Centre… Read more »

Sydney Sales Trip

This week, Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll is pleased to lead our annual sales trip with Tourism Trade Ready operators to sell our Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Inbound Tour Operators (ITO’s) based in Sydney. An inbound tour… Read more »