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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 »

Defence & Trade Investment Opportunities for Local Businesses with Singapore

What does a $2.25 Billion Dollar defence and trade deal with Singapore and $1 Billion Dollar Infrastructure upgrade in and around Shoalwater Bay mean for local and regional businesses? Huge opportunities, according to Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne, who… Read more »

Domestic Visitors To SGBR Destination Continue To Grow!

Nearly two (2) Million domestic visitors, representing just under 10% of all visitors to Queensland, experienced the Southern Great Barrier Reef as their choice of destination to the year ending March 2016. The Southern Great Barrier destination (Capricorn, Gladstone (CQ)… Read more »

The Hunt is on to Find Capricorn’s Culinary Tourism Heroes

From beef to crocodile and mud crabs to tropical fruit, the Capricorn Region is well known for its coast to country approach when it comes to regional specialities and culinary delights. But while the region is a noted agricultural production area,… Read more »

International Visitation Continues To Grow To Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination!

Tourism Research Australia has today released its official data on international visitor statistics to the year ending March 2016 and the news is all good for Australia, Queensland and the Southern Great Barrier Reef. In the twelve (12) months to… Read more »

Capricorn Resort refreshed!

113 Resort Rooms overlooking twenty kilometers of stunning uninterrupted beach, two lagoon swimming pools, 24 hour reception, 20 Free activities, kids waterslide and playground, three restaurants, café and juice bar, two bars, Championship golf course, Day Spa, Conference and wedding… Read more »

$130 Million (50% of total project cost) earmarked for ROOKWOOD WEIR – WHAT A GREAT DAY FOR OUR REGION!

What a GREAT DAY for our region!  Rookwood Weir, one of our Region’s PRIORITY PROJECTS  – one step closer with today’s announcement! $2 Million has been committed towards the Final State Government Business Case and an additional $130 Million from the Federal… Read more »

Two Opportunities to Meet “TODAY SHOW” Breaky Crew – Next Week

Another First!….. The entire breakfast crew of Channel 9’s popular TODAY SHOW will be broadcasting LIVE outside the Great Western Hotel in Rockhampton next Tuesday 31st May and Capricorn Enterprise is encouraging at least 500 locals to join in the… Read more »

Channel 9’s “TODAY SHOW” Breaky Crew to Broadcast Live from Rockhampton next Tuesday 31st May 2016!

Another First!….. The entire breakfast crew of Channel 9’s popular TODAY SHOW will be broadcasting LIVE outside the Great Western Hotel in Rockhampton next Tuesday 31st May and Capricorn Enterprise is encouraging at least 500 locals to join in the… Read more »