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Federal Budget 2017-18: AAA Credit Rating to Remain

IS SMALL BUSINESS THE WINNER IN THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL BUDGET? LAST YEAR’S FEDERAL BUDGET SUMMARY FOR CQ outlined some major announcements in our region including $130 million for Rookwood Weir and a $1 billion Defence spend, as well as tax… Read more »

April Promotions

Sydney Caravan & Camping Super Show Last week, our destination (from the Central Highlands to the Keppel Islands) was promoted for six days from Tuesday 25th to Sunday 30th April at the Annual Sydney Caravan and Camping Show, held at… Read more »

Iwasaki airport plan

Following recent media reports, Capricorn Enterprise understands that the Iwasaki Sangyo Company would need to apply to the Coordinator-General to change the scope and terms of the reference for the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed $600 million Capricorn Integrated Resort… Read more »

Tourism industry to operate Star Ratings program from 1 July

The tourism industry has reached an historic agreement to maintain and enhance the Star Ratings scheme for the benefit of both consumers and accommodation operators. The Star Ratings scheme, which is currently owned via Star Ratings Australia by the Australian… Read more »

‘Go Local’ to help fellow Queenslanders recover from Debbie

The Palaszczuk Government is launching a campaign to encourage Queenslanders to help businesses and industries impacted by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.  Queenslanders are urged to join the “Go Local – keep Queensland going strong” initiative to help local farmers and businesses recover… Read more »

Livingstone Council rolls out first spectacular public art piece

A spectacular Lionfish mural will now greet visitors driving into the Yeppoon Town Centre Car Park from the Hill St entrance, as Council’s much-anticipated place making initiatives continue to take shape. After calling for expressions of interest for talented artists… Read more »

New art elements unveiled at Emu Park ANZAC Memorial Precinct

More than 40 new military art elements were installed at the Emu Park Anzac Memorial Precinct in time for yesterday’s (25 April) Anzac Day commemorations. The new art pieces include silhouetted figures of Australian soldiers – originally depicted on the original… Read more »

Local Company likely to miss out on multi-million dollar Adani contract to overseas company – appeal for Political Intervention!

MEDIA RELEASE: Digital rail network specialist company 4Tel Managing Director Derel Wust, who lives in Yeppoon, informed Capricorn Enterprise this week that “Adani has decided not to use us on their new rail line, and instead go with an overseas… Read more »


Following the Fitzroy river flooding event (post TC Debbie) in Rockhampton earlier this month, a business survey conducted by Capricorn Enterprise to its Members has revealed that the one thing that must be done better in future events is Correct… Read more »


Tuesday 18th April 2017 Take an annual leave day next Monday 24th April and enjoy a four day holiday in your own backyard in the lead up to one of Australia’s most significant commemorative public holidays – ANZAC Day Tuesday… Read more »