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Local Artist featured in landmark Chinese Celebration

Capricorn Coast artist Lyn Diefenbach is one of 5 invited international artists currently presenting and demonstrating at China’s Centenary of Pastel celebration in Suzhou.  Keeping it local, Lyn has chosen the Bombax flowers on Moores Creek Road in Rockhampton as… Read more »

Our patch of paradise up in lights

With its sunny climate, breathtaking scenery and booming economy, Central Queensland’s Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast region offers an enviable lifestyle… This is the evoking first line teaser of a four-page feature published in the UK’s only magazine dedicated to living,… Read more »

A leap forward for Great Keppel Island Resort

More than a decade after the closing of Great Keppel Island Resort back in February 2008, latest media speculation can now be confirmed. Pat O’Driscoll from Knight Frank Rockhampton/Capricorn Coast is leading the sales process along with positive negotiations between… Read more »

Increased visitors head to the Southern Great Barrier Reef

The Southern Great Barrier Reef (Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg regions combined) has attracted record numbers of interstate and international visitors in 2018/19 according to the latest results released from Tourism Research Australia (TRA). Data from the National Visitor Survey (NVS)… Read more »

Experience and Knowledge at the Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum

With only sixteen (16) days until the Region’s Premier Major Projects Forum, Capricorn Enterprise Regional Economic Development Manager, Neil Lethlean, urges business and industry leaders to register. The Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum is on again Friday 25th October at… Read more »

The steaks have never been higher!

      A perfectly cooked steak can be a (medium) rare thing and something that locals and visitors to our renowned ‘beef capital’ truly treasure. Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast plays host to a whole herd of venues complementing our… Read more »

Message in a bottle

     They’ve been turning on the waterworks for the past 25 years. Meet the Capricorn Coast family who have struck liquid gold. There’s a quirky quote on the wall of Janette Heintze’s modest office which says, “I was thirsty, and… Read more »

Release of the 2019 Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report

The third Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report was released this week, outlining the use, factors influencing the condition, management effectiveness, resilience, risks to its future and likely outlook of the reef into the future. Since 2009, the Report has been… Read more »

The Waterline Restaurant receives top gong at Restaurant Industry Awards

The Waterline Restaurant at Keppel Bay Marina, Rosslyn Bay has won the BEST BREAKFAST in North Queensland category at the 2019 QLD & NT Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence. General Manager, Kylie Smith and Executive Chef… Read more »

Cultural Icons begin to arrive at Emu Park

Standing at one metre tall, 21 of Australia’s tallest birds have begun to wander into Emu Park to stake their claim on the peaceful coastal town boasting their name. Emu Park was originally known as Hewittville but over time, due… Read more »