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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 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 »