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Attendance records smashed as Beef2024 goes global

Beef2024 has been a world-class exhibition of all things beef, with the industry coming together all in one place, at the one time, to promote, advance and celebrate our nation’s sustainable beef industry. It is the largest event of its… Read more »

Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre welcomes a new colourful contribution

Brightening up what was once a blank wall at the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre, Capricorn Enterprise extends its gratitude to Yeppoon local, Linda Stewart, who has donated a captivating painting showcasing sailing boats sitting on popular Kemp Beach. This… Read more »

Homes for Queenslanders: 26 modular homes for CQ via Investment Fund

The Queensland Government will deliver 26 factory-built homes through its Housing Investment Fund aimed predominantly for single-parent families in Central Queensland. The 20 social and six affordable two-bedroom homes will be constructed in a factory and trucked to be installed… Read more »

Public feedback sought on updated crocodile management plan 

The Queensland Government has reviewed its crocodile management plan and has released an updated plan which includes updates to the existing crocodile management zones as well as specific information about the risks and management responses for each zone and how… Read more »

Year of Accessible Tourism – Grants to local tourism operators

The Year of Accessible Tourism (YOAT) highlights the importance of accessible tourism for all, igniting change and creating opportunities for Queensland tourism. The Department of Tourism and Sport administered $12 million in funding programs, with 13 businesses and Organisations receiving… Read more »

SGBR representatives head to Melbourne for ATE’s Media Program

With an opportunity to showcase the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination to a suite of high-quality international media gurus, Alyssah from Capricorn Enterprise, together with Grace from Bundaberg Tourism will hit The Ritz Carlton in Victoria during May, taking… Read more »

Channel 9’s Getaway digs into the exciting world of geo-tourism this Saturday 11th May

Taking viewers on a journey through sections of the ‘Dig the Tropic’ geo-tourism trail, Channel 9 Getaway presenter David Whitehill will hit television screens this Saturday 11th May from 5.30pm with an episode showcasing the sparkling Sapphire Gemfields in Central Queensland Highlands, and… Read more »

Johnson’s 4WD a Top 5 finalist – CQ Qld Training Awards

With nominations for Queensland’s Training Awards closed and judging underway to pick regional finalists, congratulations to Johnson’s 4WD on once again being selected as a Top 5 Regional Finalist in the Central Queensland, Queensland Training Awards. It’s truly an impressive… Read more »

Two local operators share in accessibility funding

Congratulations to Capricorn Caves and Keppel Dive and Water Sports who have been successful in the Access Project Grant (as part of the $5 Million Accessible Tourism Elevate Fund released last year by the State government).  The Access Project Grant provided… Read more »

Capricorn Coast region shines as Best of Queensland’s tourism experiences named for 2024

• More than 2,000 Queensland tourism products have been named Best of Queensland Experiences (BOQE).• The number of BOQE has increased by 800 in the past five years, reflecting the tourism industry’s commitment to meeting and exceeding consumer expectations. More… Read more »