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Call Out for support crew: Swim Around Keppel 2022

Upcoming open water swim offers family fun day on Great Keppel Island With the annual Swim Around Keppel just 8 weeks away, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2022 on Great Keppel Island, day visitors are encouraged to book their… Read more »

‘Keppel Islands – Extraordinary Reefs’ goes to print

The Keppel Islands in the Southern Great Barrier Reef have gone to print. But not for much longer! Livingstone Shire Council and Capricorn Enterprise have partnered with private enterprise and Dr Alison Jones to help produce her new book, Keppel… Read more »

TEQ Transformational Experiences Mentoring Program 2.0

Phase 2 of the TEQ Transformational Experiences Mentoring Program kicked off in May with a launch workshop at Salt Yeppoon and site inspections, eight (8) of our Capricorn operators attended the launch either in person or virtually. The TEMP 2.0… Read more »

The Great Keppel Island Trail Run / Hike

Register now – Event on Sunday 12th June 2022 Central Queensland’s most spectacular running/hiking event is happening on June 12 at Great Keppel Island. Registrations are still open, but time is running out. This event caters to both trail runners… Read more »

Hancock Prospecting backs out Woppa-Great Keppel Island resort development

Statement by GKI Investments Pty Ltd (Hancock): GKI Investments Pty Ltd has been reviewing a potential development project on Great Keppel Island in Queensland. A significant amount of work has now been completed as part of an extensive review process… Read more »

The Alley opened its doors Monday 30th May

It’s the Yeppoon business on Normanby Street that is laced with great history and local memories, and now, it’s about to become one of the hottest hangouts in town. Catering to the dine in and on the go customer, effortlessly… Read more »

State buys Rockhampton railyards to create rail supply chain manufacturing jobs in Central Qld

The Queensland Government has completed the purchase of the Rockhampton railyards from Aurizon in a major step towards creating more rail supply chain manufacturing jobs in Central Queensland. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said planning had begun to determine the best use… Read more »

New tour company kicks off in Carnarvon Gorge

With a role of guiding visitors through one of the most spectacular locations in Australia, Caity and Christian Bom from CQ Tours are ready to share their passion, knowledge, and beautiful backyard of Nyanda Station and Carnarvon Gorge National Park… Read more »

Top Tourism Town campaign shows promising results

Voting has now closed for Queensland Tourism Industry Council’s Top Tourism Town Awards. Award organisers shared that the public response was impressive with well over 11,000 votes received, and only a handful of votes separating first and second place in… Read more »

20 Countries represented at ATE22 in Sydney

1,100 buyers and sellers attended Tourism Australia’s ATE22 live event at the International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Sydney last week, welcoming international representatives from 20 countries back to Australia. Capricorn Enterprise Tourism Marketing Executive, Lena attended the nation’s largest… Read more »