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Regional Workforce Strategy – A collaborative initiative for the Capricorn Region

A draft framework to progress the adoption of a Regional Workforce Strategy has been distributed to  key partners and associated groups as a result of last week’s ‘Developing a Regional Workforce Forum”. Hosted by Capricorn Enterprise, the breakfast forum secured… Read more »

Recommendations made: Parliamentary Inquiry into how the mining sector can support businesses in regional communities

The Parliamentary Committee tasked with undertaking the national inquiry of “How the mining sector can support businesses in regional communities” has handed down its interim report incorporating twenty one (21) recommendations. Read the full Report: Keep it in the regions… Read more »

Developing a Regional Workforce: Proactively planning for employment growth

Following on from the highly successful and informative November 8th Major Projects Forum, where major infrastructure projects and proposed timelines were discussed, this morning’s Developing a Regional Workforce Breakfast was an opportunity for business and industry to review and prepare for… Read more »

2018 Industry Celebration Night

Celebrating 30 years of the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre; Pioneers of Industry who have operated their businesses consecutively for 20 years or more; congratulating local business and individual Award Winners; acknowledging Best of Queensland Pilot Program top score recipients;… Read more »

WHERE ARE YOU HEADING THIS NEW YEAR’S EVE?

New Year’s Eve is often the biggest celebration of the year and enjoying the evening in easy-going Capricorn style is an experience the whole family can enjoy. There are plenty of places to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2018/19 and with… Read more »

Record wins for Capricorn Region and Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at Queensland Tourism Awards 2018!

A record four (4) Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for the Capricorn Region and a record fourteen (14) Awards across the greater Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination were taken out at this year’s Annual Queensland Tourism Awards at the… Read more »

New fishing show films from Keppels to Stanage Bay!

Capricorn Enterprise hosted a visit over the weekend by popular Channel Seven weather reporter Paul Burt (“Burty”), his Producer and cameraman from the Gold Coast, to film a number of segments for his new fishing show to be launched in… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum

$2 Billion reasons to smile – a Win-Win for project proponents and regional industry What determines a successful regional industry forum? Ten informed and detailed presentations by project proponents, managing contractors plus political and industry leaders? Details on a selection… Read more »

Regional students get uni funding boost

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, has announced a funding package to encourage and grow access to tertiary education for regional and remote students and benefit Central Queenslanders.  CQUniversity is one of the universities set to share in $92.5 M… Read more »

Great Keppel Island – Respecting the past and building the future

Purchasers of the Great Keppel Island Resort, Isabella and CK Wei and their family members (daughter Naomi and son Victor, sister Phileen and fiance Andy Tsang), business partner Candy Yuan, along with Taiwanese freelance journalist Amanda Szu-han, spent an afternoon… Read more »