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Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) on show at Flight Centre Travel Expos

The Southern Great Barrier Reef was once again a very popular choice for potential travellers at the recent Flight Centre Travel Expos held in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The Travel Expos offer exclusive travel deals on airfares, hotels, tours, car… Read more »


We are quite literally on the map – Yeppoon, Great Keppel Island, Pumpkin Island in addition to Rockhampton, Blackwater and Emerald.  What Map you ask? Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) have produced a 40 page ‘Discover Queensland’ ebook for visitors to… Read more »

Help for your tourism business

There is a plethora of information on-line to assist Tourism businesses in both Marketing and Capacity Building to grow your business – here are just some of them from: Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC)  … Read more »

Full speed ahead for Rockhampton bike trails and tech hub

Rockhampton has welcomed the opening of the Smart Hub Precinct in the city’s iconic Customs House, and new trails at the Mt Archer First Turkey Mountain Bike Reserve. Collaborative environments like the Smart Hub provide the foundations for future businesses… Read more »

Regional Projects to Pave Way for Positive 2018 and Beyond

It is with a high degree of anticipation that I predict a positive period ahead for our region (2018 – 2022) which will result in more employment opportunities, local industry participation plus economic stability and growth for the region. Whilst… Read more »

Our Locals Love Tourists!

Capricorn residents (Central Highlands, Rockhampton region, Capricorn Coast) are significantly more likely than the average Queenslander to agree that tourism has a positive impact on the community. 63% of residents agree that tourism has a positive impact on the community,… Read more »

Romper Stomper and Picnic at Hanging Rock star Lily Sullivan in Yeppoon last week for the Beau Coops Winter 2018 campaign

Around the Corner Creative co-founders, Penny Hunt and Naomi Pelletier have hosted yet another famous Australian face in Yeppoon last week, actress Lily Sullivan (best known for her leading roles in Romper Stomper and Picnic at Hanging Rock). Sullivan will… Read more »


“Forward bookings for the Australia Day Long Weekend are extremely encouraging off the back of a highly successful Summer holiday season! With three major Australia Day events over the long weekend, even impending rain won’t dampen this weekend! Great Australia… Read more »

Famous Actors visit Capricorn Coast!

Marta Dusseldorp and Ben Winspear, husband and wife actors and stars of the recently acclaimed Scenes from a Marriage at QPAC Theatre in Brisbane, enjoyed three fun filled days on the Capricorn Coast last week with their two young daughters…. Read more »

Turtle Mural Unveiled at Kemp Beach

The Kemp Beach toilet block has now been turtle-branded thanks to a suggestion by one of our wonderful volunteers from the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre. Libby Howlett contacted the Livingstone Shire Council and suggested that the Bluff Point Walking… Read more »