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Locals extend invitation to Great Keppel

Local island legend Geoff Mercer is the hero in the latest Queensland tourism promotional video. Produced in partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Capricorn Enterprise, the 90 second video is a compelling local invitation sharing insights on how… Read more »

International Growth continues for Southern Great Barrier Reef destination!

SGBR once again shows solid growth in the international visitor statistics. The Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) has yet again shown strong positive growth in the International Visitor Survey, released by Tourism Research Australia. International Visitor numbers to the SGBR… Read more »

New Queensland Government Cabinet announced

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the Cabinet for her second term. The Cabinet will be: •             Premier and Minister for Trade – Annastacia Palaszczuk •             Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships – Jackie Trad… Read more »

LUCKY WINNERS OF CAPRICORN HOLIDAYS STAYCATIONS ON THE CAPRICORN COAST

Robyn Silcox from Bundaberg was the lucky winner of the Capricorn Holidays Staycation on Great Keppel Island. Robyn was absolutely thrilled when she received the call from Triple M Central Queensland’s Banksy and Pinky to announce that she had won… Read more »

25 reasons to celebrate CQUniversity’s Silver Jubilee!

As CQUniversity celebrates 25 years as a University this year, highlighted at its spectacular Silver Jubilee Ball last weekend in Rockhampton, here are 25 reasons we should be incredibly proud of our local University! Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967… Read more »

SGBR INAUGURAL GERMANY SALES MISSION

Another first for our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination and Capricorn Enterprise this week! Over a seven day period, Deanne Bowd, our Tourism Marketing Manager will provide training to 150 tourism retailers in Germany during their northern hemisphere winter, promoting… Read more »

Official Opening – Yeppoon Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank Tuesday November 28th – Echelon Building Yeppoon

Tuesday evening’s Official Opening of the Yeppoon Community Bank® branch of the Bendigo Bank by State Manager, Gavin Holden, follows in the footsteps of the highly successful Emu Park branch which commenced operations over twelve years ago. Supporting Gavin at… Read more »

Launch of Central Events Platform first for destination and Queensland!

Another first for the Capricorn region (stretching from the Central Highlands to the Keppel Islands), has been announced today by Capricorn Enterprise, the region’s peak tourism and economic development organisation. Whilst launching a brand new leisure website www.capricornholidays.com.au this week,… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Team Update

2017 has bought a number of changes to our marketing team! At the end of this week we will say a sad goodbye to our Marketing Executive Emily Szilveszter. She moves on after over three years with the team. We… Read more »

Record spend for our annual Summer Campaign!

Half a million local residents within the 400km radius drive market across Central Queensland are being targeted this month to spend their summer holidays on the Capricorn Coast! This is the biggest Summer campaign we have executed to date; just… Read more »