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Capricorn Coast ahead of the rest when it comes to environmental values

As part of Lendlease’s partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, Yeppoon on the Capricorn Coast has been selected to host eight programs per year over the next four (4) years, giving an opportunity to 1000 employees, to build economic… Read more »

Rocky, Capricorn Coast & GKI set to take the stage on Channel 7 – Sat 10th August

Recently, over four action packed days, Capricorn Enterprise commissioned popular lifestyle show, Queensland Weekender to produce a full half hour episode broken into four short stories which will go to air on Channel 7 at 5:30pm on Saturday 10th August…. Read more »

Keppel Dive launches on the Southern Great Barrier Reef

In a huge announcement for the Capricorn Coast and greater region, Great Keppel Island Watersports & Activities, who operate from Great Keppel Island, are thrilled to launch their new diving experience, Keppel Dive on the magnificent Southern Great Barrier Reef…. Read more »

Discover the beauty of Great Keppel Island by foot

We all know that Great Keppel Island located on the Southern Great Barrier Reef is without a doubt one very special place to be. Simply set one foot on this spectacular island paradise where the squeaky-clean sand slides between your… Read more »

Chase away the winter blue this school holidays

Looking for something to do that everyone will enjoy? Here are some cool ideas to warm up your school holiday fun. Warm up your weekends with a swag of fun events that’ll get your heart pumping or your feet tapping. … Read more »

We have some whaley exciting news!

    The Humpback Whales are now on the move. And just in time for school holidays… Local Whale Watch operators have advised clear sightings on this morning’s tours just off the Capricorn Coast. Every year between July and September,… Read more »

Carnarvon Great Walk

Picturesque, remote and challenging. Three words that describe the miraculous Carnarvon Great Walk. Set aside some time during your next Queensland holiday for the ultimate winter walking escape and discover this mind-blowing wonder which has been carved out by Mother… Read more »

Yeppoon hub on track for edgy makeover

Yeppoon hub on track for edgy makeover Who said that urban street art is only reserved for the big smoke? Many may remember one of our region’s first tastes of ‘urbanism’ back in 2015 following the unforgettably destructive Cyclone Marcia… Read more »


Carnarvon Gorge has been thrown into the dark ages without basic landline phone coverage since the 9th May 2019 with an expected two week wait for a resolution. 200 customers are being affected due to the failure of Telstra’s transmission hardware… Read more »

Diverse line up of events across the Tropic of Capricorn

From Twilight Tastings to Triathlons, and pinot to precious stones, the Capricorn region has such a diverse range of events you’ll find yourself sipping, savouring, singing, and sporting your way through this beautiful part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef…. Read more »