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Natural grandeur at the forefront of Capricorn Enterprise’s new destination campaign

View the 2 minute video link – While nothing can beat experiencing our world-class destination first-hand, Capricorn Enterprise is pleased to announce the launch of its latest multi-platform media campaign, inspiring audiences from around the country and beyond to… Read more »

Aviation jobs boost for Rockhampton

The Australian Government has committed $25 million in funding to help Alliance Airlines bring a maintenance and repair facility to Rockhampton. The new facility, which has the potential to create 225 jobs and inject $30 million into the local economy… Read more »

2021 Best of Queensland Experiences Results Released

This week more than 3,300 Queensland operators received their 2021 results of the Best of Queensland Experiences Program. Operators eligible for an automatic extension of their previous Best of Queensland Experiences (BOQ) status were also notified. This year, the Capricorn… Read more »

Tourism Industry Reference Panel

The State Government via Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) has created a Tourism Industry Reference Panel. All three members of the panel have extensive experience in the tourism industry – Liz Savage (Chair), Andrew McEvoy and Brett Godfrey. The Panel… Read more »

Electric Vehicle display coming to Yeppoon

A local not-for-profit community group will showcase an interesting and diverse range of electric vehicles at the end of May. Organised by Capricorn Coast Landcare with Livingstone Shire Council’s Community Centre, this free event was planned to help bust common… Read more »

$2 million campaign to give Queensland tourists a taste of farm life

An authentic taste of farm life is on the holiday menu for Queensland tourists with the launch of a $2 million campaign to attract visitors to farms and help farmers diversify their income as part of the state’s Economic Recovery… Read more »

Central Queensland secures nationally renowned training program

Artists, as well as community and cultural workers in Bundaberg, Duaringa, Mackay and Yeppoon will have the opportunity to undertake specialist training in Creative Recovery thanks to a successfully funded and innovative program. The Central Queensland Regional Arts Services Network… Read more »

Bunnings Warehouse Yeppoon and Fresh Trading Co set to open their doors at Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre

Seven months after turning the first sod on the multi-million-dollar Bunnings Warehouse in Yeppoon, Australian property developers, Gibb Group, are excited to announce that Fresh Trading Co and Bunnings, are both set to open to the local community in May…. Read more »

BEEF 2021 Wrap Up

With reports from Beef Australia stating that more than 115,000 people passed through the gates and 63 tonnes (2 semi-trailers) of beef being consumed, this year’s BEEF 2021 has been hailed as the biggest and best to date, and has… Read more »

Two tasty retailers ready to move on the Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre

The eye-catching red and yellow signage of Hungry Jacks will soon light up the Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre in Yeppoon as Lanskey Constructions kicks off its ‘whopper’ build of both the popular Australian-owned burger franchise and locally established Gus’ Coffee…. Read more »