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Queensland Local Content Leaders Network {QLCLN}

Supporting Business Development and Conditions As a pro-active Member of the QLCLN via its Economic Development Unit, Capricorn Enterprise actively pursues improved business conditions and platforms in areas such as local content, developing industry capability, improved business trading terms plus… Read more »

PRIZE FOR INNOVATION IN TOURISM

Congratulations to Capricorn Caves in their recent runner-up award for the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Prize for Innovation in Tourism announced last week by Minister for Tourism the Hon Kate Jones MP. Now in its fifth year, the QTIC… Read more »

YOUNG TOURISM LEADERS PROGRAM

Today (Thursday, 5th October) in Brisbane, Minister for Tourism the Hon Kate Jones MP  announced a second group of young tourism leaders, with not one, but TWO local Young Tourism Leaders in our Capricorn Region – Zac Garven (Cassidy Hospitality… Read more »

QTIC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MENTORING PROGRAM

Congratulations to Eloise Chaffers from Great Keppel Island Hideaway, who was one of 15 young professionals (under 35 yo) who has just successfully completed her 2017 QTIC Young Professionals Mentoring Program which was conducted between February and July this year… Read more »

Rockhampton and Townsville announced as 50/50 FIFO hubs for Adani

A three tiered approach from Local, State and Federal governments has today resulted in the announcement that Rockhampton and Townsville will receive a 50% split each for FIFO workers out of Adani’s Carmichael Mine near Clermont, with Rockhampton and Townsville… Read more »

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef is Now Live!

August 31 was a milestone for Citizens with the inauguration of the Citizens Gateway and their website going live. With the support of 280 businesses, you can find the Citizens symbol on boats and venues up and down the Reef…. Read more »

Sandstone Wilderness famil with Don Fuchs

Capricorn Enterprise coordinated a Sandstone Wilderness Famil for photojournalist Don Fuchs and freelance journalist Hannah James to Carnarvon Gorge last week. Don and Hannah have been commissioned by Australian Geographic to write a story about the Carnarvon Great Walk. They… Read more »

Keppels Gentle Giants

It’s been hard NOT to see a Humpback Whale in the Keppels this season, with many locals and visitors experiencing this added bonus onboard Freedom Fastcats, Keppel Konnections, Sail Capricornia, Pumpkin Xpress and most other charter and private boats! Local… Read more »

UK Journalist visits our Keppels and Southern Great Barrier Reef

This week, Capricorn Enterprise hosted UK journalist Lydia Bell, from The Daily Telegraph, who travelled directly to the Keppel Islands to write a story on the incredible health and diversity of our Southern Great Barrier Reef.  Lydia stayed on Pumpkin… Read more »

Capricornia Major Projects Forum

The primary object of introducing regional business leaders to major projects was comprehensively met at Wednesday’s Capricornia Major Projects Forum! Based on the positive feedback received from the bulk of business participants involved, this Forum was a huge success as… Read more »