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Welcome to the Year of Indigenous Tourism

The Year of Indigenous Tourism in Queensland has officially kicked off, with a range of support available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism businesses to further develop their experiences and grow their business. This includes the newly launched Indigenous Innovation and… Read more »

Celebrating 21 years of Freedom

We all dream of making waves on our 21st birthday, and on New Year’s Day, Keppel Bay’s Freedom Fast Cats did exactly that. One of the busiest days so far for the new decade, local day-trippers and holiday makers joined… Read more »

A Byfield favourite for 40 years

One of the Capricorn Coast’s most iconic businesses is celebrating 40 years! For four decades, Nob Creek Pottery has been producing fine traditional ceramics and exhibiting high quality craft. With three large galleries, this nationally significant craft gallery just keeps… Read more »

Event organisers have 185,000 reasons to celebrate

Key event organisers in the Capricorn Region have had an extra reason to celebrate with the announcement of the Round 14 Queensland Destination Event Program (QDEP) funding. Four (4) eligible events across, Yeppoon, Rockhampton and Sapphire Gemfields have received a… Read more »

Welcome to 2020 – our decade of development!

As we enter an exciting new decade in 2020 and beyond, Capricorn Enterprise is proud to represent the needs of business and industry across a large part of Central Queensland. Our organisation is also chartered to deliver regional economic development… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Resort needs Altum Property Group

Earlier this month (6th Nov) I had the pleasure of inspecting Parkridge Noosa with Rob McCready and Alex Rigby, Directors of Altum Property Group. One month earlier (9th Oct), Capricorn Enterprise issued a formal media statement on behalf of Altum… Read more »

Ash Workshop to Advance Coal Combustible Products

In association with the Ash Development Association of Australia, Capricorn Enterprise hosted a very successful “Ash Workshop” on Thursday November 14 to advance the use of coal ash across multiple projects including civil construction, defence training area development, water and… Read more »

Inaugural Indigenous Tourism Forum

Fifty people gathered on Monday at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre for our inaugural CQ Indigenous Tourism Forum, thanks to collaboration between Capricorn Enterprise, The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDMIP), the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP), Tourism… Read more »

Shovels hit the ground on the Capricorn Highway Duplication

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction on the $74.99 million Capricorn Highway duplication between Rockhampton and Gracemere in Central Queensland. The project is part of the Northern Australia Roads Program which supports the movement… Read more »

Kerrie-Anne Frakes, Executive Director Strategy, Transformation and Allied Health, CQ Hospital and Health Service District

As part of the 2019 Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum, we were privileged to welcome Kerrie-Anne Frakes, Executive Director Strategy Transformation and Allied Health, CQ Hospital and Health Service District. Kerrie-Anne has an extensive history in developing and implementing innovative… Read more »