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From Reef to Rainforest, Ch 9’s Getaway explores the Capricorn Coast, Southern Great Barrier Reef

Dropping anchor at Great Keppel Island and Byfield rainforest for four nights last week, presenter David Whitehill and cameraman Roger Price filming for Channel 9’s popular national lifestyle television show Getaway, spent their days exploring our blue and green natural… Read more »

Get set for the Gemfields Festival – 6th – 13th August 2022

The Sapphire Gemfields are once again ready to dazzle this August as the quintessentially unique destination, located just a short distance from Emerald, comes to life for the inaugural Gemfields Festival. Kicking off on Saturday 6th August, the week of… Read more »

Boost for small business with $15,000 grants on offer 

Small businesses ready to take their business to the next level are being encouraged to apply for a grant up to $15,000 to help their business boost turnover, increase their workforce or improve their resilience. Details of the next round… Read more »

Great Barrier Reef Road Trip – Sean Scott 

We were very excited to welcome Sean Scott, one of Australia’s leading Ocean and Landscape photographers, to our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination last week. Capricorn Enterprise, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland and the Regional Tourism Organisations across… Read more »

Sponsors welcomed for 2022 Major Industry Forum

Anticipating over 200 attendees and 12 national speakers, Capricorn Enterprise is pleased to announce the return of the region’s premier industry event in 2022. The rebranded 2022 Major Industry Forum will be held at the Frenchville Sports Club in Rockhampton… Read more »

The wait is over as the CQ University Village Festival kicks off

The Capricorn Coast will come to life this weekend, with the launch of the 2022 CQ University Village Festival. The Speakeasy Prohibition Party headlines Friday’s celebration at Yeppoon Town Hall, transforming the venue to a Roaring 20’s Speakeasy, featuring a… Read more »

The Countdown is on! Just 9 days until the CQUniversity Village Festival wows the Capricorn Coast!

Put your best dancing shoes on and pull out those paintbrushes – this year’s Village Festival is set to be one of the best yet – with ten action packed days of entertainment bring the Capricorn Coast to life! Kicking… Read more »

Best of Queensland Experiences Reports Coming Soon

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ), in partnership with Capricorn Enterprise, is pleased to soon be releasing the 2022 Best of Queensland Experiences Program results and operator reports to more than 4,700 Queensland operators. The program guides our tourism industry to… Read more »

Just one cup – eliminating single-use plastic in Central Queensland

Plastic Free CQ has assisted local businesses and community groups for over 18 months. In that time, 64 members have joined, and 4 have moved to Champion status. PFCQ members have eliminated over 300k of single-use plastic from waste and/or… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise CEO appeals for new accommodation to be built on the Capricorn Coast

In a bind brought on by its own popularity, the upward trajectory of immense growth in visitation right across the coastal towns of the Capricorn Coast continues at a rapid pace. Desirable due to its wide-open spaces, endless stretches of… Read more »