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BEEF21 Seal of Approval showcasing our local restaurants

Multi-award-winning Waterline Restaurant at Keppel Bay Marina has been one of the first local restaurants to receive Beef Australia’s official Seal of Approval. The Seal of Approval, which recognises brand integrity and those businesses that promote the use of Australian… Read more »

Call out for classic content

Do you often tell one of the most remarkable, exhilarating or hilarious Queensland stories? TEQ is seeking wonderful stories for upcoming marketing activity. It could be an unexpected city experience, a specific day on the reef, a surprising wildlife encounter,… Read more »

Warm welcome at the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre

The mild Capricorn winter is all but upon us, but your welcome at the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre remains as warm as ever with the team donning their fresh new seasonal polos. The winter months are some of the… Read more »

Voting has commenced for Queensland’s Top Tourism Town

Glory is up for grabs and Capricorn Enterprise is calling on the local community to vote now for their favourite town in the inaugural Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Top Tourism Town Awards. Three towns (Yeppoon, Mount Morgan and Rockhampton)… Read more »

Queensland-based Kiwis share how to ride the reunion bubble in Queensland

After 394 days of international lockdown,* there’s a lot to celebrate when the first flights between New Zealand and Australia launch on April 18, 2021. And it comes as no surprise that visiting friends and relatives – a sector that… Read more »

2021 Capricorn Major Projects Update Industry Networking Event a great success

Thanks to collaboration between Capricorn Enterprise and Fitzroy Basin Association, a full house of 150 attendees joined local contractors and associated industry experts to learn more about major regional projects last Thursday 25th March in another successful networking event. Guests… Read more »

National data confirms the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination as a holiday hotspot

Tourism Research Australia data for the year ending December 2020 released this morning revealed that the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination has performed exceptionally well despite the ongoing effects of COVID-19 to the Queensland and Australian tourism industry. The… Read more »

Beef Australia – Seal of Approval Program

Applications are now open for local businesses partnering with Beef Australia to receive the Beef Australia ‘Seal of Approval’, which aims to highlight exceptional beef retailers and restauranteurs across the destination. The program, open to venues in Rockhampton and across… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise urges the community to holiday local this Easter and support local businesses

#visitcapricorn #southerngreatbarrierreef #sandstonewilderness #supportlocalbuylocal  As the COVID-19 pandemic once again disrupts the tourism industry, Capricorn Enterprise is urging locals to consider taking their long weekend or school holiday breaks in their own backyard if they haven’t yet made or have… Read more »

Regional Australia Institute Regions Rising Conference

Launch of “Move to More” Campaign A strong CQ contingency amongst 300 delegates attended last week’s Regions Rising Conference in Canberra, hosted by the Regional Australia Institute. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack officially launched the $5M two year national “Move to More”… Read more »