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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 »

Welcome to the Year of Indigenous Tourism

The Year of Indigenous Tourism in Queensland has officially kicked off, with a range of support available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism businesses to further develop their experiences and grow their business. This includes the newly launched Indigenous Innovation and… Read more »

Celebrating 21 years of Freedom

We all dream of making waves on our 21st birthday, and on New Year’s Day, Keppel Bay’s Freedom Fast Cats did exactly that. One of the busiest days so far for the new decade, local day-trippers and holiday makers joined… Read more »

A Byfield favourite for 40 years

One of the Capricorn Coast’s most iconic businesses is celebrating 40 years! For four decades, Nob Creek Pottery has been producing fine traditional ceramics and exhibiting high quality craft. With three large galleries, this nationally significant craft gallery just keeps… Read more »

Event organisers have 185,000 reasons to celebrate

Key event organisers in the Capricorn Region have had an extra reason to celebrate with the announcement of the Round 14 Queensland Destination Event Program (QDEP) funding. Four (4) eligible events across, Yeppoon, Rockhampton and Sapphire Gemfields have received a… Read more »

Welcome to 2020 – our decade of development!

As we enter an exciting new decade in 2020 and beyond, Capricorn Enterprise is proud to represent the needs of business and industry across a large part of Central Queensland. Our organisation is also chartered to deliver regional economic development… Read more »