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Rockhampton ADANI Supplier Roadshow Generates Local Interest

The Rockhampton ADANI Supplier Roadshow conducted on Monday January 23rd generated high levels of interest from businesses across Central Queensland and beyond. Hosted by the Bowen Basin Mining Club, with Capricorn Enterprise being an Event Partner, the Rockhampton briefings attracted… Read more »

Queensland on Tour Europe 2017

While we’ve been experiencing a steamy summer here in Australia, on the other side of the world in the freezing cold, a dedicated team from our Queensland Tourism industry (including the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination) has been selling to… Read more »

Celebrate Australia Day in 2017

Yeppoon Main Beach All ages are invited to join in the bare-bottom boats and beach games fun at the Great Australia Beach Party held on Yeppoon’s Main Beach since its inception in 1994.   Nominate your team of four people on… Read more »


The Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination continues to shine, after winning a Queensland Tourism Award last month for Destination Marketing, domestic numbers and their dollar spend continue to grow as visitors discover some of the best experiences in Queensland!… Read more »


MEDIA STATEMENT – BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE Capricorn Enterprise Chief Executive Mary Carroll said “funding from Rockhampton Regional Council has reduced substantially over the years to the current $105,000 per annum to operate the Rockhampton Visitor Information Centre… Read more »

Sydney Sales Trip

This week, Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll is pleased to lead our annual sales trip with Tourism Trade Ready operators to sell our Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Inbound Tour Operators (ITO’s) based in Sydney. An inbound tour… Read more »

Everyone can promote our region!

Last week’s newsletter highlighted the new Tourism and Events Queensland campaign “I know just the place” and how locals can get involved by visiting and writing about your favourite locations. You can also help promote our amazing destination by… Read more »

‘I know just the place’ Queensland tourism campaign!

‘I know just the place’  is something most of us have said at one time or another to our visitors from within Australia and overseas. As locals we know our area better than anyone else; we know all those gorgeous… Read more »

Queensland Weekender – Barra Bounty & Keppel Bay Marina

Keppel Bay Marina Keppel Bay Marina in Roslyn Bay is north of Rockhampton and is the launching pad for plenty of leisure experiences on the Capricorn Coast. The good news for recreational anglers is that this is a net-free fishing… Read more »

Queensland Resource Council State of the Sector Forum Key Learnings

QLD RESOURCES SECTOR: 1) Resource regions need to support the industry and be “more vocal” with that support; 2) Resource companies contribute significant finances to government via royalties. These royalties are finite and need to be matched by demonstrated government… Read more »