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Region Receives Mass TV Coverage

Our destination will be beamed around Queensland and Australia in a number of television shows airing over the next few weeks: Farmer Wants a Wife – 24 hour ‘date’ with potential wife – Great Keppel Island Hideaway – airing next… Read more »

International Visitor Growth!

A  20% (twenty percent) growth in Visitor Expenditure ($105 Million total) and a 4% increase (137,000 total) in Visitor Numbers of International Visitors for the December 2015 quarter to the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination reflects the marketing collaboration… Read more »

Victorian Caravan Camping & Tourism Supershow on Now

Josh Dillon from Big 4 Capricorn Palms Holiday Village is currently waving the flag for the Capricorn Region at this year’s Victorian Caravan Camping & Tourism Supershow in Melbourne. We’re very grateful to have Josh manning our ‘Drive Queensland – Capricorn’ booth… Read more »

Queensland Linen Service Expands

Welcome new Gold Member, Queensland Linen Service (QLS) – from its new automated service facility in Bush Crescent Parkhurst, under the Management of Tina and John Bass, QLS is focused on expanding market share and capitalising on the investment committed… Read more »


A number of new tourism businesses have joined Capricorn Enterprise over the last couple of months and together they represent a fantastic addition to our tourism portfolio. What better way to explore the Capricorn Coast and surrounding areas than on… Read more »

Australian Infrastructure Plan released – Weirs in the pipeline!

Following yesterday’s visit by Prime Minister the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Barnaby Joyce, today’s release by the Federal government of their fifteen year (15) “Australian Infrastructure Plan”, reveals we are a step closer to the development of Eden… Read more »

SGBR Campaign Under Way

This week we welcome the Hon Kate Jones, Minister for Tourism and Minister for Education to our destination for the official opening of Salt Yeppoon combined with our Capricorn Enterprise Members Networking night, attended by over 150 people! Congratulations to… Read more »

Stunning New Destination Guide!

“Welcome to our world.  Stretching from the Southern Great Barrier Reef in the east to the Sandstone Wilderness in the west, our world is a place which is easy to find but where you can just as easily lose yourself in… Read more »

TV Crews from Keppel Islands to the Central Highlands This Week

This week, we host two film crews in region, TPD Media filming the Sandstone Wilderness of Carnarvon Gorge (part of the SGBR Sandstone Stories Project being led by GAPDL on behalf of the 3 regions of Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg)… Read more »

Flight Centre Expo Sydney a Great Success

The first consumer travel show for 2016 was attended last weekend in Sydney.  Capricorn Enterprise Tourism Marketing Manager Dee Bowd attended the annual Flight Centre Expo on behalf of the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination (Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg regions). … Read more »