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Capricorn is set for a cracker Australia Day

It’s time to gather your cobbers, load the esky with coldies, bust out the good tucker, budgie smugglers, beach cricket, and zinc, and spend a ripper day observing all of the many reasons that we love the true-blue land that… Read more »

See the Reef – Love the Reef – Protect the Reef. You can help protect the Reef by visiting it…

The Great Barrier Reef is a coral reef of global significance.  It  is the sea country home for more than 70 Traditional Owner groups, whose connections to the marine environment date back more than 60,000 years.  The reef tourism industry showcases the outstanding… Read more »

Kiwis are Good to Go

From Saturday 12th December 2020, New Zealanders can holiday in Queensland without entering mandatory hotel quarantine when they arrive now that Queensland is included in the Trans-Tasman Safe Travel Zone. It coincides with the lifting of the state’s last remaining… Read more »

Capricorn walks the fashion runway with Sacha Drake

She is a proud Queensland through and through so when it came time for luxe Brisbane-based fashion designer, Sacha Drake to name her new Summer Collection, the answer was a clear no-brainer! From the Yeppoon and Capricorn Skirts to the… Read more »

Shimano’s new King to be crowned in 2021

Australia’s premier family friendly fishing tournament is back in 2021 and looking to crown the next Giant Trevally, Threadfin and Barramundi King. Now in its second year, the Shimano King of Kings event is ready to lure recreational anglers of… Read more »

Capricorn Film Festival – get ready to go Wednesday 13th to Sunday 17th January 2021

Central Queensland’s premiere film arts destination event is back with movie premieres, destination events, art experiences and much more!! Watch the promotional video – Presented by Livingstone Shire Council, the festival and will be held from Wednesday 13th to Sunday… Read more »

11-year tenure celebrated by Capricorn Enterprise CEO

Not only did Capricorn Enterprise’s Mary Carroll celebrate an 11-year tenure as CEO of the region’s robust and dynamic tourism and economic development organization this week, but she will also become Queensland’s longest standing Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) leader to… Read more »

Christmas Day Closures

With Christmas Day just around the corner, we have found some places for you to enjoy lunch and festivities. As 2020 was a challenging and very different year for many of our operators, some are taking a well deserved break… Read more »

Queensland Budget 2020-21

The 2020-21 Queensland Budget claims to support economic recovery and deliver on key election commitments. This includes a $140 million Big Plans for Small Business strategy to lift competitiveness and resilience. A further $74 million will be invested in the 2020-21 Budget… Read more »

Rocky New Year’s (presented by Capricorn Food and Wine Festival)

Paying homage to B&S’s of the past, the Capricorn Food and Wine Festival are excited to bring back a multi-day New Year’s celebration! Running from 29th December – 1st January, the four day bender kicks off with a race day… Read more »