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2017 Southern Great Barrier Reef Combined Destination Guide Released!

Capricorn Enterprise is proud to release the new 2017 Destination Guide for the Southern Great Barrier Reef …. Where Great Begins… Since 2011, three Regional Tourism Organisations Capricorn Enterprise, Gladstone Area Promotions & Development Ltd (GAPDL) and Bundaberg North Burnett… Read more »

Questions and things we do at The Spire Visitor Information Centre in our role of servicing Visitors

Questions and things we do at The Spire Visitor Information Centre in our role of servicing Visitors (a list from our wonderful volunteers and VIC Supervisor) Where are?: Mechanics (for specific makes and models of vehicles as well as general… Read more »

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 »

Celebrate Australia Day in 2017

Yeppoon Main Beach All ages are invited to join in the bare-bottom boats and beach games fun at the Great Australia Beach Party held on Yeppoon’s Main Beach since its inception in 1994.   Nominate your team of four people on… Read more »