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Queensland Winter Campaign with Wotif and TEQ!

Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism operators take up the TEQ Winter Campaign. Partnering with Wotif.com (part of Expedia) for the first half of the campaign, with a direct call to action for industry deals on Queensland.com for the second half… Read more »

Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program” – Final Call for Business Registrations.

The closing date for registrations of interest (ROI’s) for our next Economic Gardening High Growth Business  Program (September to December) has been extended to July 20th – so don’t delay in registering. The Program aims to identify local emerging entrepreneurs… Read more »

Capricornia in the National Spotlight

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry is poised to make political history by being the first female modern conservative and first Queensland LNP Member to win the seat in consecutive elections for nearly 100 years. Funding commitments for the Seat… Read more »

2017 Event Season is Here!

July marks the beginning of our peak annual event season which is so much fun for locals and visitors! The second ROCKHAMPTON RIVER FESTIVAL is on from 15th to 17th July and it’s bigger and better than ever. Themed River… Read more »

Byfield Upgrades

The Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga announced this week $765,000 upgrade to the Byfield area, including $350,000 towards upgrading the Red Rock camping area and $415,000 to upgrade Waterpark Creek Road. Red Rock camping area to get $350,000 upgrade with… Read more »

Record Funding Election Commitments for Capricornia

Capricornia, as one of the country’s most marginal federal seats has attracted major funding commitments by both the current LNP Federal government Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry MP as well as her main Labor opponent Leisa Neaton. We asked both… Read more »

49th Annual Shell Show – 9-10th July

Next week, the Keppel Bay Shell Club will hold its 49th annual shell show at the Gus Moore Pavilion in the Yeppoon Show Grounds on Saturday 9th July, from 8am until 4.30pm and Sunday 10th  July, from 9am until 3pm…. Read more »

Rockhampton Region’s arts and heritage comes alive with the launch of innovative RACHEL app

Available on app stores now, RACHEL is the Rockhampton Art, Culture & Heritage Experience Locator – a virtual museum and tour guide developed to promote the Regions heritage and arts through an interactive experience.   RACHEL will guide users through our… Read more »

School Holiday Fun & Winter Events

Welcome to all our visitors from far and wide this school holidays.  Please call into our Visitor Information Centres (open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm) or visit our website www.capricornholidays.com.au for all your activity, event and tour… Read more »

JM Kelly Strong – No Jobs Lost

No jobs will be lost, despite yesterday’s announcement by local builder JM Kelly Management Pty Ltd, that it would wind up the affairs of, or voluntarily liquidate, three of its companies with limited specific operations being affected. JM Kelly Managing… Read more »