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Capricornia Business Awards Winners

2016 Capricornia Business Awards – Congratulations to all! In excess of 350 special guests representing local businesses celebrated the 2016 Capricornia Business Awards held at the Rockhampton Leagues Club on Friday evening November 11. The Awards were sponsored by the Livingstone… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef shines at Queensland Tourism Awards

Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism operators have taken out three accolades at this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards, which celebrate the dedicated individuals and successful operators of the state’s $23 billion tourism industry. The Southern Great Barrier Reef destination, incorporating the… Read more »

New strategy driving jobs in CQ’s education sector

The Palaszczuk Government has launched a comprehensive plan working with CQ University to encourage and grow Queensland’s international education and training (IET) industry. Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga said this strategy would stimulate Central Queensland’s already strong IET industry with… Read more »

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 »