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At the beginning of July, National Cabinet agreed to formulate a national plan to transition Australia’s National COVID-19 Response from its current pre vaccination settings – With vaccination targets of 70% and 80% set to allow a return to the… Read more »

Webinar Series – Tapping into Cultural Tourism

In a five part FREE series of informative online lunchtimes sessions Creative Business Champion Sharee Bauld will be unpacking the latest trends on regional tourism and ways in which regional galleries and creative spaces can add value to create improved… Read more »

First Nations Tourism Council Update: Rockhampton (online)

The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) and the First Nations Tourism Working Group are holding regional updates on the development of the First Nations Tourism Peak Body.  You may have been to a consultation session or been in touch with… Read more »

IT’S A FREAKIN’ WEEKEND: Adam Brand to headline Country on Keppel 2022!

It’s the announcement you’ve been waiting for: Adam Brand will headline Country on Keppel next year – July 15-17, 2022. “I’ve heard so much about this festival – the only country festival on an island in Australia – that I… Read more »

Doctors to graduate by 2029 in Rockhampton!

From Term 1, 2022, CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Medical Science (Pathway to Medicine) will be available to school leavers in Rockhampton and Bundaberg.   CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Medical Science (Pathway to Medicine) is an ideal study option for those seeking a rewarding… Read more »

Local accommodation providers remain positive following recent lockdowns

With the nation back under strict measures as the latest Delta strain of COVID makes its next move, accommodation operators across the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton and in our Central Queensland Highlands are remaining positive. Despite last minute cancellations from… Read more »

Major Projects Forum set to launch for 2021 – Early bird registrations, sponsorship opportunities and call for presenters

Capricorn Enterprise is excited to announce that the 2021 Major Projects Forum event is planned to be held in Rockhampton on Thursday 28th October, with sessions and speakers canvassing current and future industry developments. As we head into 2022, we… Read more »

Work in Paradise – promoting tourism jobs in Queensland

The Work in Paradise program has now been live for over a week, and it is attracting attention. Firstly, a big thank you to all the Capricorn Enterprise Members who posted their hospitality and tourism jobs for free on the… Read more »

Two local entrepreneurs feature on ABC, Movin to the Country series

A new series on ABC, Movin’ to the Country, celebrates the entrepreneurs, innovators and dreamers who are transforming the look and feel of Australia’s beautiful regional areas in surprising ways. The six-part series introduces inspiring people who’ve lived in regional… Read more »

Keppel Explorer highlighted in new TEQ campaign

Tourism and Events Queensland have launched their new aspirational Queensland marketing campaign this week, featuring the Capricorn Coast’s very own Keppel Explorer! The Days Like This campaign is the first phase of a long-term journey to evolve the gems on… Read more »