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Yeppoon hub on track for edgy makeover

Yeppoon hub on track for edgy makeover Who said that urban street art is only reserved for the big smoke? Many may remember one of our region’s first tastes of ‘urbanism’ back in 2015 following the unforgettably destructive Cyclone Marcia… Read more »

TELSTRA ABANDONS CARNARVON GORGE IN PEAK TOURISM SEASON

Carnarvon Gorge has been thrown into the dark ages without basic landline phone coverage since the 9th May 2019 with an expected two week wait for a resolution. 200 customers are being affected due to the failure of Telstra’s transmission hardware… Read more »

Diverse line up of events across the Tropic of Capricorn

From Twilight Tastings to Triathlons, and pinot to precious stones, the Capricorn region has such a diverse range of events you’ll find yourself sipping, savouring, singing, and sporting your way through this beautiful part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef…. Read more »

A region on the rise!

Our region is on the rise with the latest statistical releases from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (registered businesses and population) and the Department of Employment (employment) painting a positive picture for the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region. With a… Read more »

52 Capricorn Tourism businesses Best in Queensland!

It’s official – 52 local tourism businesses from across the Tropic of Capricorn (29 Capricorn Coast, 17 Rockhampton, 6 Central Highlands) have been named as 2019 Best Of Queensland Experiences!  The Best of Queensland Experiences Program is an innovative approach… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Trade Workshop

Thirty tourism operators across the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination headed to the Town of 1770/Agnes Water on Monday 18th February to learn about tourism trade distribution with our very talented Amanda Kruse from Success Matrix.  This training is thanks… Read more »

New Holiday Planner Released for Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination

Capricorn Enterprise is proud to release the new 2019/20/21 Holiday Planner for the Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination…. Where Great Begins… Since 2011, three Regional Tourism Organisations Capricorn Enterprise, Gladstone Area Promotions & Development Ltd (GAPDL) and Bundaberg Tourism have… Read more »

Our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination on Covers of National and international Tourism Trade publications!

Another first! our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination has been included on the front covers of some of the highest distributors of bookable tourism product in Australia and New Zealand. Helloworld Travel, Qantas Holidays and Sunlover Holidays have included Southern… Read more »

Welcome Vice Chancellor Professor Klomp

Capricorn Enterprise is very pleased to welcome recently appointed Vice Chancellor and President CQUniversity Australia Professor Nick Klomp and his wife Sue Moloney to Rockhampton.  CQUniversity is a long standing corporate partner of Capricorn Enterprise and we are very proud… Read more »

Top Aussie Influencers return to destination!

One of Australia’s top travel bloggers, Phoebe and Matt from “Little Grey Box” have returned to our destination after first visiting eighteen (18) months ago! Capricorn Enterprise is very excited to be hosting one of our favourite influencers who have… Read more »