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Call for Rookwood Weir Support

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry has called on local councillors across Central Queensland to state their opinion on Rookwood Weir – declaring “you either want it or you don’t.” The call was made in Federal Parliament in Canberra today,… Read more »

Entrepreneurs’ Programme for Tourism Businesses

Eligible tourism businesses can receive a free business evaluation, which provides recommendations to help them grow. If those recommendations are implemented there is up to $20,000, dollar for dollar to assist in implementing those recommendations. You may be eligible if… Read more »

Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Timeline

SINGAPORE ARMED FORCES (SAF) TIMELINE SAF have been training at Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) for the past 26 years (since 1990) – currently approx. 6,000 troops per annum. The existing annual SAF ‘Exercise Wallaby’ Training will be maintained until… Read more »

DesintationQ 2016

DestinationQ held in Mackay this week was themed ‘Growing Queensland Jobs’.  Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and seven (7) of her Cabinet Ministers addressed an audience of over 300 industry delegates on a range of issues. The 5th annual tourism forum hosted… Read more »

Summer Campaign Advertising Opportunity

We are gearing up to roll out another Summer Campaign for the upcoming 2016/17 Christmas/New Year period! This Campaign will be promoting the Rockhampton Region and Capricorn Coast targeting the >400km drive radius. The Campaign is designed to aid all… Read more »

Travel Writers Descend Upon Capricorn Coast!

From London to Sydney, travel writers have visited our stunning destination over the past few weeks and loved it! Thanks to our partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, our Capricorn Coast and Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination was included in… Read more »

Northern Australia Alliance in Nation’s Capital

Chairs and CEO’s of Capricorn Enterprise, Townsville Enterprise Ltd, Advance Cairns, NT Chamber of Commerce, Broome Future Ltd and Karratha District Chamber of Commerce and Industry met in the nation’s capital this week to present our annual Northern Australia Alliance… Read more »

Launch of the 2017 Destination Guide Prospectus

The 2017 will bring an exciting new era as we launch the new Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination Guide, combining the Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg regions into one stunning A4 brochure. Why the move to a combined destination guide? Since… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Directors and Committee Members Appointed for 2016/17!

Congratulations to the incoming Board of Directors for 2016/17, appointed at the Capricorn Enterprise Annual General Meeting today. All Members of Capricorn Enterprise will be mailed a printed copy of our 2015/16 Annual Report, however an electronic version is also… Read more »

Adani Group Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project – Perspective and Regional Opportunities

Media statements by supporters of the ADANI Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail/Port Project stating that the project will provide an “economic stimulus” for Rockhampton based business need to be assessed in the context of influencing factors such as the projects… Read more »