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Visitors flock to the Heritage Village after re-opening

Crowds have returned to the Rockhampton Heritage Village in record numbers since the re-opening on July 5 following the closure in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rockhampton Regional Council used the shut-down to undertake behind the scenes… Read more »

Putting Health on the Menu for Queensland Kids

Health and Wellbeing Queensland have launched an exciting new initiative to make it easier for families to choose healthier options when eating out. Queensland Healthy Kids Menu supports non-fast-food venues to improve the availability and promotion of healthier food and… Read more »

Major Projects Update – $80B in regional projects

Projects valued at $80 Billion are detailed in the latest edition of the Capricorn Enterprise Central Qld Major Projects 2021 Summary. Whilst coal projects total a massive $61.3 Billion, other general infrastructure projects make up the difference including Shoalwater Bay… Read more »

Plastic free July in Central Queensland

This #plasticfreejuly we are pledging to give NO LOVE TO LITTER …… ever! Plastic Free CQ want you to join them and us, #nolovetolitter and choose to refuse single-use.  Take the pledge #nolovetolitter and refuse to like or share images of single-use litter.  For… Read more »

Small business help, support and grant resources

Small business can access a variety of resources from the Queensland Government. Small Business Help & Support, designed by the Office of the Queensland Small Business Commission as a living document with information, support, services and assistance of relevance to… Read more »

Update on the Queensland Government’s Zero Emission Vehicle Initiatives

Following the announcement of the development of a new Queensland Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy (ZEV), the Queensland Government is engaging with the community to inform the development of the strategy. We would encourage you to make a written submission (email… Read more »

State-funded works complete Yeppoon’s Station Quarter

Works on Yeppoon’s heritage-listed Station Quarter are now complete. The almost $1 million in works included repairs to the railway building and a new shared path linking a missing connection in the Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail. These works were… Read more »

Last minute availability at local island paradise

One of Australia’s best sub-tropical islands, our tiny eco-friendly gem, which is often booked with southerners at this time of year, is up for grabs for Queensland travellers. Pumpkin Island is an absolute bucket list item for many, however, due… Read more »

Taste Capricorn Coast officially launched

Capricorn Enterprise, in partnership with Livingstone Shire Council proudly launched Taste Capricorn Coast this week at High Valley Dawn Permaculture Farm Yeppoon. The project, which was funded as part of the Australian Government’s Bushfire Recovery Initiative to support the region… Read more »

Bravus has struck coal

Bravus has struck coal for the first time at the Carmichael mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, with production operations at the site one step closer to commencing. Announcing the striking of coal, Bravus Mining and Resources CEO David Boshoff, said,… Read more »