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Rookwood Weir – Priority!

The state election campaign was stepped up last week with the announcement by the LNP that, if elected, they will fund $130 Million to match the Federal Government’s $130 Million to construct the Rookood Weir. Advancing the Development of Rookwood… Read more »

2017 Queensland Election Commitments

With last Sunday’s announcement of a Queensland Election to be held on Saturday 25 November, Capricorn Enterprise will continue working hard on lobbying for investment in the key Priority Projects for our region. We will seek commitments from candidates, and… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise continues investment in Tourism Trade

This week, the three regions of Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg again partnered to promote the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Sydney ITO’s (Inbound Tour Operators). Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, led a delegation of operators new to trade… Read more »

Industry Celebration Night – Saturday 18th November 2017

With a number of Awards nights held throughout the annual calendar year across a number of industry sectors, with businesses spending many hours and days on preparing submissions, Capricorn Enterprise has decided to collate local individual and business achievements and… Read more »

Tourism Businesses Awarded at Central Highlands Business Excellence Awards!

Congratulations to Capricorn Enterprise Members: Miners Heritage Walk-In Mine Rubyvale (Sapphire Gemfields), Sandstone Park and Australian Nature Guides Carnarvon Gorge who were acknowledged last weekend at the Central Highlands Business Excellence Awards. All three businesses were finalists in the Tourism… Read more »

Northern Australia Alliance in the nation’s capital

100 guests attended the Annual Northern Australia Statement function at Parliament House on Tuesday in Canberra hosted by the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia… Read more »

2017 Best of Queensland to showcase state’s tourism gems

This week, Capricorn Enterprise was thrilled to host Tourism and Events Queensland and our local tourism operators to learn how to be part of a world-first marketing initiative to shine the spotlight on Queensland’s BEST tourism experiences. By identifying products… Read more »

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef – Help us recruit the first 5,000 Citizens!

In just a few weeks we launch our website to the world, coinciding with the annual coral spawning event. We’ve set ourselves a target of recruiting 5,000 Citizens by November and are reaching out to you, the tourism industry, businesses… Read more »

Government the key to unlocking Tourism potential for Great Keppel Island

“Critical Infrastructure to support both community and visitors is the key to Great Keppel Island reaching its potential with increased tourism product, operators and jobs.” “Government at all levels has an opportunity to work together to provide the necessary infrastructure… Read more »

Singapore Ministerial Visit

Attending Exercise Wallaby for the first time (now in its 27th year at Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area), Second Minister for Defence Ong Ye Kung (also Minister for Education) not only joined servicemen from the 3rd Guards and Republic of… Read more »