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WIN a reef to rainforest adventure!

Capricorn Enterprise has launched a competition to engage the community through social media, encouraging visitors and locals to keep their dreams and plans alive with an exciting chance to win and experience the very best of our stunning destination. Struggling… Read more »

From Sandstone Wilderness to the Southern Great Barrier Reef – lending a lockdown lifeboat

While many of us fantasise spending weeks on a remote island with limited contact to the ‘real’ world, surrounded by white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and ending each day enjoying a magical sunset, a group of Carnarvon Gorge tourism… Read more »

The shining light in a remarkable cavern

Jordan Wheeler, Assistant General Manager of the Capricorn Caves has just been named as one of two Emerging Tourism Professionals for Australian Regional Tourism (ART) across Australia. Identified as an emerging leader and advocate of the industry with the potential… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise successful in lobbying for island and mainland lease relief

Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced a waiver of more than $33.8 million in State land rent to help support business during the COVID-19 emergency. Read the official media statement here. As part of the relief package, more than… Read more »

Trade Ready Program gets set to launch in Rockhampton

Starting on Monday 11th May in Rockhampton, the Trade Ready Program provides additional skills and experiences to individuals who are new entrants to the civil construction industry, whether they are displaced from their current employment or looking for a new… Read more »

State waives $33.8M in land rent for farmers, tourism and clubs

Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, on behalf of the tourism industry gratefully welcomed Minister Lynham’s announcement this week, which provided a waiver in land rent for farmers, tourism and clubs. “On behalf of the entire tourism industry, I am extremely… Read more »

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 »