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First trip to Australia becomes a memorable highlight for UK visitor

Following what was a hugely successful Queensland on Tour campaign throughout Europe and UK at the end of 2019, Capricorn Enterprise had the opportunity to further showcase our prime Southern Great Barrier Reef destination to a ‘very impressed’ UK neighbour…. Read more »

Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre officially announced: Reece Plumbing Centre opens

It’s official; the new Homemaker Centre on Yeppoon Road will be known as the Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre. The new branding and logo were officially launched by Centre developer Gibb Group, during the official opening of major retail tenant Reece… Read more »

Local reef enthusiasts dive into new role on the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Two local operators in Keppel Bay have been selected to ensure a world-class representation of the Reef, its values and the management in place to protect those values, following the announcement of the fourth round of Master Reef Guides. Soon… Read more »

Strength in partnership – Queensland Local Content Leaders Network

Maintaining a heavy focus on economic impacts of local content and maximising opportunities for regional businesses in Queensland was the key discussion of the Queensland Local Content Leaders Network (QLCLN) Meeting held in Brisbane last Friday January 31st, which was… Read more »

Tourism numbers in Capricorn & the Southern Great Barrier Reef Region continue to see positive growth!

National Visitor Survey results were released this week from Tourism Research Australia to reveal overall visitation to the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination is up by 11.8%, welcoming a whopping 2.3 million domestic visitors (2 million were from within… Read more »

Future economic prospects contribute to growing region – positive rental growth

As Central Queensland fast becomes an economic powerhouse due to the progression and commencement of $3.6 billion worth of major infrastructure projects within the region, recent data released from the Rental Tenancy Authority shows that population across Rockhampton and the… Read more »

Full ‘stream’ ahead for Rookwood Weir

Work is well underway on the four year, multi-million-dollar Rookwood Weir project, which will provide a new water storage facility on the Fitzroy River, approximately 66 kilometres south-west of Rockhampton. The project, being led by industry giant, Sunwater, is jointly… Read more »

True blue entertainment on offer across Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast

The Australia Day long weekend is just around the corner so Capricorn Enterprise is encouraging the community to check out what’s on and start making some plans. “If you’re keen to sample some true-blue Aussie tucker, hang out by the… Read more »

Tourism welcomes recovery funds!

Tourism Australia (TA) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) have been working furiously behind the scenes to not only ensure correct messaging to our international markets, but also help fund additional marketing campaigns going forward. TEQ has held regular teleconferences… Read more »

Jam packed calendars in 2020

Capricorn Enterprise provides online leisure and business event summaries for the Capricorn Region which are updated regularly. We have also developed this 2020 events summary PDF ​to print and keep as a handy reference tool to assist with planning your year. This document… Read more »