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Capricorn Caves recognised in Gold List of Australian accommodation

Powered by millions of past guest reviews from hundreds of websites around the world, the inaugural Star Ratings Gold List of Australian accommodation is the ultimate holiday form guide. The Star Ratings Gold List celebrates only those properties who continue… Read more »

Economic Gardening – High growth business program

Businesses wishing to increase their growth and overall profitability are invited to Register for the free 2016 High Growth Business Program – Economic Gardening Central Queensland which will commence mid March with a full day Boot Camp, to be followed… Read more »

Everything Must Go at the XXXX Island Garage Sale!

Locals won’t want to miss out on the chance to pick up a bargain at the XXXX Island Garage Sale on Sunday 6 December, with all proceeds raised to be donated to St Vincent de Paul Yeppoon and the Yeppoon… Read more »

Tourism Future Looks Bright

Combine inbound tourism growth into Australia, increased domestic and international visitors to our destination over the past year and continued strategic collaboration, opportunities for our tourism industry are the best in twenty (20) years according to Capricorn Enterprise Chairman Graham… Read more »

ET Promotes Keppel Bay

Andrew ‘ET’ Ettingshausen again visited one of his favourite fishing destinations, Keppel Bay on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, last weekend and joined by his local fishing buddy, Capricorn Enterprise Chairman Graham Scott. Proudly hosted by the Keppel Bay Marina,… Read more »

Selling SGBR to Sydney

Last week the three regions of Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg again partnered to sell the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Sydney ITO’s (Inbound Tour Operators).  Over two days, very successful appointments were held with Goway Travel, All Pacific… Read more »

100% Success Rate at State Tourism Awards!

Three entries from our Capricorn Region received three Awards at this year’s 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards proudly sponsored by the Queensland Airports Corporation (QAC) and hosted by Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), our state industry organisation. That’s 100% success rate… Read more »

Economic Gardening – “High Growth Business Program”

The first local delivery of the Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program” [EGP] is approaching its final Stages with only two Program Workshops remaining. Twenty eight local businesses, with in excess of half being based in Rockhampton,  are currently engaged… Read more »

Northern QLD Economic Summit

Last week, the Premier hosted her government’s inaugural Northern Queensland Economic Summit in Cairns.  Mayors and economic development organisations from north of the Tropic of Capricorn attended with some 200 investors from throughout Australia and overseas. It was a successful… Read more »

Expansion of Northern Australia Alliance

The future for Northern Australia has received a boost with the expansion of the Northern Australia Alliance to include Capricorn Enterprise and Townsville Enterprise. The Alliance, which was launched by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in June this year as… Read more »