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Capricorn Enterprise continues to lobby for accommodation and tourism sector

Last week, Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, on behalf of our regional tourism industry, called on State Government to ease restrictions for our region, after no new cases of COVID-19 were recorded. Whilst the tourism community was relieved to hear… Read more »

Butler Partners celebrate the ongoing power of the Capricorn Region

5 minutes with Capricorn Enterprise Economic Development Member, Butler Partners The Central Queensland region is without doubt entering the most exciting phase of significant investment that has ever been experienced to date. We sat down with Principal and Director of… Read more »

Building success for our region

5 minutes with Capricorn Enterprise Member, Master Builders (QLD) A passionate advocate for his members and for the Central Queensland building and construction industry as well as the economic development of our region, Dennis Bryant from Master Builders took some… Read more »

FREE National Tourism Data-Base for 24 months

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Capricorn Enterprise as part of the Regional Tourism Organisation Network have worked closely together to provide support to our tourism industry by offering a 24 month Fee Waiver for accommodation, café/restaurant, tour/transport/attraction listings on… Read more »

Airline uncertainty raises alarm for local business community

Following initial concerns raised by Capricorn Enterprise on 7th April 2020, the first Regional Tourism Organisation in Queensland to make a public statement about the looming airline crisis, a series of events has escalated. As COVID-19 continues to lay waste… Read more »

Backyard holiday a success

It was high-fives and excitement all round for the first winners of our Holiday at Home Family Competition, which reached over 9,000 locals on Facebook in the first week and welcomed more than 45 fabulous entries. Yeppoon mother of three,… Read more »

Billboard upgraded to keep travel adventures alive

Capricorn Enterprise recently commissioned Signature Signs to upgrade the Yeppoon Road billboard, ready and raring to welcome visitors and locals alike to our always beautiful Capricorn Coast and Southern Great Barrier Reef. We hope that during the COVID-19 crisis, the… Read more »

Local accommodation and tour operators’ urgent appeal for community support

Pay now, stay later… It’s a phrase currently sprinkled throughout modern-day business marketing, but with Coronavirus placing our region’s vital small business sector under immense strain, the urgency of this call-to-action has now turned to a desperate and necessary measure…. Read more »

Koorana’s ongoing fight for survival – adopt a croc

Upon temporarily closing their doors to the public last month, Koorana Crocodile Farm were devastated as they watched their tours halt and cash flow immediately cease. The working farm, established is 1981 started a new industry for Queensland, but with… Read more »

Rookwood Weir Roundup brought to you by Sunwater

Edition 1: 9 April 2020 Welcome to the first edition of the Rookwood Weir Roundup. Each month, the Rookwood Weir Project team is committed to providing an update on the progress of the project and sharing with you how Sunwater… Read more »