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Queensland Weekender features Pumpkin Island & Henderson Park

Queensland Weekender has been highlighting some great operators in our region, recently featuring stories on both Pumpkin Island and Henderson Park.  Catch up on the stories here!

Official Visitor Map for Great Keppel Island Released!

Bushwalking, Snorkelling, Fishing, Anchorage, Accommodation…You name the activity, this map has you covered. Capricorn Enterprise is please to launch the first OFFICIAL visitor’s map for Great Keppel Island. This map is so much more than just a map, it’s a… Read more »

Opportunity for Tourism & Hospitality Skills Partnership with Industry

The Gateway Schools Network for food, wine & tourism is a network of high school teachers from Government, Catholic and Independent schools connecting to the Queensland tourism and hospitality industries through experiences and real industry partner connections. The Gateway provides teachers with professional development… Read more »

Capricorn Business Awards Launched

Capricorn Enterprise in partnership with the Capricornia Chamber of Commerce, Livingstone and Rockhampton Councils plus The Morning Bulletin, are keen to recognise the contribution of local business via the 2016 Capricornia Business Awards. The awards committee, made up of representatives from these key… Read more »

Focus on Fishing

After the success of the annual Tight Lines Fishing Classic on the weekend raising funds for the Yeppoon Coast Guard, the focus on fishing continues in our destination (specifically the Fitzroy River in Rockhampton and Keppel Bay). Over the next… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Business Growth Optimistic

Great Keppel Island is arguably the most magnificent island in the Southern Great Barrier Reef, with its seventeen ‘Whitehaven’ beaches, un-spoilt reef within reach, abundant marine life, fishing, boating, island walking tracks and a range of affordable accommodation. Of course,… Read more »

New TV Series to be filmed in Capricorn region

New Australian tv series “We are Tomorrow” will begin shooting around Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast in the coming weeks. Mad Lane Productions Madeleine Kennedy has been working with Capricorn Enterprise, Regional Development Australia and both Rockhampton and Livingstone councils… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise collaboration with Resource Industry Partners

Economic Development Manager Neil Lethlean represented Capricorn Enterprise last week at important meetings with resource industry representatives dealing with the key issue of local content in regional projects. As key advocates for greater participation in regional projects, Capricorn Enterprise is… Read more »

Resources – the Economic Backbone of our Region

The highs and lows of Resource activity across Queensland is regularly featured across national media – with the outstanding question being “do we take the resources sector for granted?” Attending a number of strategic forums and meetings conducted by the… Read more »

Paradise Lagoons Campdraft 2016

The sport of campdrafting comes from the drovers of early rural Queensland, who would “cut out” individual cattle from the mob. Today, the brightest and best converge on Paradise Lagoons to compete for the sports largest prize purse in Australia…. Read more »