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Step back to the 1920’s at CQUniversity Village Festival opening night

The CQUniversity Village Festival is opening with a flapping good time on Friday 5th August as the Speakeasy Prohibition Party kicks off Central Queensland’s premier music, arts and culture celebration. Now in it’s 19th year, the CQUniversity Village Festival is… Read more »

Travel writer Finding Alexx adds Byfield to her bucket list

Capricorn Enterprise recently commissioned travel writer and influencer, Alexx to spend some time basking in the beauty of Byfield. Adding our magical local hidden gem to her 2.5 months of exploration across Australia, the solo Kiwi traveller was blown away… Read more »

Rockhampton Ring Road: Engagement of contractors

Capricorn Enterprise together with local business and Industry professionals attended an information briefing at the Frenchville Sports Club on the $1.065 billion Rockhampton Ring Road project in late June. The engagement of contractors for each work package was announced with… Read more »

Tourism Experience Development Fund launched

On 28 June 2022, the Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement, officially launched the new $15M Tourism Experience Development Fund. The new Fund is… Read more »

Expression of Interest for The Station Development tenancy and development options

Livingstone Shire Council has released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for tenancy and development options for The Station (Council owned site) in James Street Yeppoon.  The EOI opened on Friday 24th June and closes on Friday 15 July 2022.  Council’s… Read more »

State Budget 22/23 – Mount Morgan the big winner in Central Queensland

$40.4 million over three years to construct a drinking water pipeline from Gracemere to Mt Morgan, as well as necessary water infrastructure upgrades in Gracemere, is the big winner in CQ from the State budget announced yesterday. A number of… Read more »

Volunteers familiarise with the breathtaking beauty of Byfield

Recently, volunteers from the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre in Yeppoon joined their supervisor, Sarah, on a day trip to Byfield to familiarise themselves with the location in order to share their knowledge with visitors. The team spent some time… Read more »

Towards 2032 – Action Plan for Tourism Recovery

Released yesterday alongside the State Budget 22/23 was the Tourism Industry Reference Panel’s Final Action Plan (PDF, 11.8 MB) , after a year in the making, which outlines key recommendations for the next decade, aligning with Queensland hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic… Read more »

Coastal farm bursting with unique taste sensation

They have been held in high regard by Indigenous peoples for medicinal purposes for centuries, and now, this unique fruit bursting with flavour and character, is making itself known on the menus of many restaurants right here on the Capricorn… Read more »

National brand embarks on Capricorn Coast

The hallmark of Australian holiday accommodation, Dreamtime Resorts have made their first foray in Central Queensland, with the recent purchase of three key Capricorn Coast properties – Salt Apartments, Echelon Apartments, and Beaches on Lammermoor. Adding to a unique collection… Read more »