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TEQ Conversations with Industry – A great success

Thanks to our fifty (50) local tourism business Members who joined Capricorn Enterprise in welcoming our Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) colleagues to Yeppoon this week.  This annual “TEQ Conversations with Industry” is a fantastic opportunity for our local industry… Read more »

Joint TEQ and Capricorn Enterprise campaign in market for Great Keppel Island

The next phase of Tourism and Events Queensland’s ‘Find your perfect next’ campaign is underway, with the focus on Capricorn’s Great Keppel Island. The 90-second video, featuring Great Keppel Island local Geoff Mercer, is being promoted together with a series… Read more »

Global goddess visits twice in a month

Last month we were also thrilled to host Christine Retschlag, world renowned travel writer based in Brisbane.  Editor and journalist, “The Global Goddess”, has spent 29 years working on newspapers and magazines in Australia, Hong Kong, London and Singapore.  Christine… Read more »

Tourism Trade love our destination

A six night stay just wasn’t enough for Sandra Feustel, General Manager Product & Client Relations, Pan Pacific Travel Australia (one of Australia’s major Inbound Tour Operators established in 1984).  With husband Frank, Sandra experienced a number of our accommodation… Read more »

Social Influencer visits Central Highlands

Social influencer, Matt Williams, was last week exploring the Central Highlands region as part of activity conducted by Capricorn Enterprise and the Southern Great Barrier Reef regions. Matt was commissioned to capture imagery, videos and write blogs that showcase the… Read more »

Current Capricorn Destination Campaigns

Capricorn Enterprise, in partnership with Tourism Events Queensland, has been able to participate in three major campaigns in both Queensland and Northern NSW during autumn/winter. Queensland Drive Campaign April/May – turning $7,000 investment into $21,500 value! Capricorn Enterprise purchased the… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise linking regional industry with Defence Primes/Tier 1 Companies

Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative: Tier 1 Company delivers Local Industry Briefing Capricorn Enterprise is working with all selected Defence Primes/Tier 1 Companies advancing regional industry capability to ensure that industry is not only engaged in the process but the 65%… Read more »

Business Update – May 2018

Business updates – ensure you and your business know the latest grants, opportunities, events, webinars and training occurring in our region – read more. FUNDING/GRANTS Made in Queensland – Closing soon Expression of interest closes 24 May 2018 Eligibility and… Read more »


Incredible news! Not one, but our two local ferry companies, Freedom Fast Cats and Keppel Konnections have both received permits to provide WHALE WATCHING commencing this winter! Freedom Fast Cats have announced their successful whale watching permits with tours to… Read more »

Federal Budget 2018-19

In addition to the major budget items including infrastructure, health and education, last year’s federal budget had a strong focus on small business. This year’s budget has focussed on a number of longer term tax incentives for individuals and SMEs… Read more »