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National and international reach for our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination!

Helloworld Travel and its wholesale brands including AOT Inbound, a.t.s. Pacific, ETA, Qantas Holidays, Viva! Holidays, Sunlover Holidays, ReadyRooms, Need it Now, Go Holidays and Insider Journey are committed to promoting and selling Australian holidays.  This is the largest tourism… Read more »

Local Projects to Drive the Regional Economy for Next Decade

Unprecedented capital investment in projects across our local area over the next decade will result in renewed business and investment confidence plus provide a boost in economic stimulus across our entire Capricorn region.  With in excess of $3.5 Billion in… Read more »

Team effort for growth pays off!

Team Effort for Tourism Growth Pays Off! Earlier this month, Tourism Research Australia (TRA) released the official IVS (International Visitor Survey) and NVS (National Visitor Survey) data to the year ending September 2018, which revealed some fantastic growth for Queensland… Read more »

Record event funding support for Capricorn Region!

Five (5) events in the Capricorn region have secured funding in Round 11 of QDEP (Qld Destination Events Program), funding provided thanks to the State government via Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ). Capricorn Enterprise chief executive Mary Carroll said “Capricorn… Read more »

Regional Workforce Strategy – A collaborative initiative for the Capricorn Region

A draft framework to progress the adoption of a Regional Workforce Strategy has been distributed to  key partners and associated groups as a result of last week’s ‘Developing a Regional Workforce Forum”. Hosted by Capricorn Enterprise, the breakfast forum secured… Read more »

Recommendations made: Parliamentary Inquiry into how the mining sector can support businesses in regional communities

The Parliamentary Committee tasked with undertaking the national inquiry of “How the mining sector can support businesses in regional communities” has handed down its interim report incorporating twenty one (21) recommendations. Read the full Report: Keep it in the regions… Read more »

Developing a Regional Workforce: Proactively planning for employment growth

Following on from the highly successful and informative November 8th Major Projects Forum, where major infrastructure projects and proposed timelines were discussed, this morning’s Developing a Regional Workforce Breakfast was an opportunity for business and industry to review and prepare for… Read more »

2018 Industry Celebration Night

Celebrating 30 years of the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre; Pioneers of Industry who have operated their businesses consecutively for 20 years or more; congratulating local business and individual Award Winners; acknowledging Best of Queensland Pilot Program top score recipients;… Read more »

WHERE ARE YOU HEADING THIS NEW YEAR’S EVE?

New Year’s Eve is often the biggest celebration of the year and enjoying the evening in easy-going Capricorn style is an experience the whole family can enjoy. There are plenty of places to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2018/19 and with… Read more »

Record wins for Capricorn Region and Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at Queensland Tourism Awards 2018!

A record four (4) Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for the Capricorn Region and a record fourteen (14) Awards across the greater Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination were taken out at this year’s Annual Queensland Tourism Awards at the… Read more »