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Tourism Australia impressed by Southern Great Barrier Reef Teamwork!

Team members from Capricorn Enterprise, Gladstone Area Promotion and Development Limited (GAPDL), Bundaberg North Burnett Tourism (BNBT), and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) have just returned from Sydney where we promoted our greater Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination to forty… Read more »

Industry Capability Network Gateway Registration – Increase Your Business

Industry Capability Network (ICN) helps bring Australian suppliers and project owners together by giving exclusive access to a powerful online database and its extensive network of Business Growth consultants. Irrespective of the project’s location or size, local businesses intending to… Read more »

German Media Descend on Capricorn Region

Last week our very own Capricorn region was the centre of attention for a high profile European Media visit. After many months in the planning between Capricorn Enterprise, Tourism and Events Queensland and numerous businesses throughout the region, 7 journalists… Read more »

Queensland Weekender features Pumpkin Island & Henderson Park

Queensland Weekender has been highlighting some great operators in our region, recently featuring stories on both Pumpkin Island and Henderson Park.  Catch up on the stories here!

Official Visitor Map for Great Keppel Island Released!

Bushwalking, Snorkelling, Fishing, Anchorage, Accommodation…You name the activity, this map has you covered. Capricorn Enterprise is please to launch the first OFFICIAL visitor’s map for Great Keppel Island. This map is so much more than just a map, it’s a… Read more »

Opportunity for Tourism & Hospitality Skills Partnership with Industry

The Gateway Schools Network for food, wine & tourism is a network of high school teachers from Government, Catholic and Independent schools connecting to the Queensland tourism and hospitality industries through experiences and real industry partner connections. The Gateway provides teachers with professional development… Read more »

Capricorn Business Awards Launched

Capricorn Enterprise in partnership with the Capricornia Chamber of Commerce, Livingstone and Rockhampton Councils plus The Morning Bulletin, are keen to recognise the contribution of local business via the 2016 Capricornia Business Awards. The awards committee, made up of representatives from these key… Read more »

Focus on Fishing

After the success of the annual Tight Lines Fishing Classic on the weekend raising funds for the Yeppoon Coast Guard, the focus on fishing continues in our destination (specifically the Fitzroy River in Rockhampton and Keppel Bay). Over the next… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Business Growth Optimistic

Great Keppel Island is arguably the most magnificent island in the Southern Great Barrier Reef, with its seventeen ‘Whitehaven’ beaches, un-spoilt reef within reach, abundant marine life, fishing, boating, island walking tracks and a range of affordable accommodation. Of course,… Read more »

New TV Series to be filmed in Capricorn region

New Australian tv series “We are Tomorrow” will begin shooting around Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast in the coming weeks. Mad Lane Productions Madeleine Kennedy has been working with Capricorn Enterprise, Regional Development Australia and both Rockhampton and Livingstone councils… Read more »