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Tourism industry to operate Star Ratings program from 1 July

The tourism industry has reached an historic agreement to maintain and enhance the Star Ratings scheme for the benefit of both consumers and accommodation operators. The Star Ratings scheme, which is currently owned via Star Ratings Australia by the Australian… Read more »

‘Go Local’ to help fellow Queenslanders recover from Debbie

The Palaszczuk Government is launching a campaign to encourage Queenslanders to help businesses and industries impacted by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.  Queenslanders are urged to join the “Go Local – keep Queensland going strong” initiative to help local farmers and businesses recover… Read more »

Livingstone Council rolls out first spectacular public art piece

A spectacular Lionfish mural will now greet visitors driving into the Yeppoon Town Centre Car Park from the Hill St entrance, as Council’s much-anticipated place making initiatives continue to take shape. After calling for expressions of interest for talented artists… Read more »

New art elements unveiled at Emu Park ANZAC Memorial Precinct

More than 40 new military art elements were installed at the Emu Park Anzac Memorial Precinct in time for yesterday’s (25 April) Anzac Day commemorations. The new art pieces include silhouetted figures of Australian soldiers – originally depicted on the original… Read more »

Local Company likely to miss out on multi-million dollar Adani contract to overseas company – appeal for Political Intervention!

MEDIA RELEASE: Digital rail network specialist company 4Tel Managing Director Derel Wust, who lives in Yeppoon, informed Capricorn Enterprise this week that “Adani has decided not to use us on their new rail line, and instead go with an overseas… Read more »


Following the Fitzroy river flooding event (post TC Debbie) in Rockhampton earlier this month, a business survey conducted by Capricorn Enterprise to its Members has revealed that the one thing that must be done better in future events is Correct… Read more »


Tuesday 18th April 2017 Take an annual leave day next Monday 24th April and enjoy a four day holiday in your own backyard in the lead up to one of Australia’s most significant commemorative public holidays – ANZAC Day Tuesday… Read more »

Natural disaster assistance following TC Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding

Following TC Debbie and the associated rainfall and flooding (28th to 31st March, 2017), financial assistance may be available from the State or Federal governments. Queensland government financial assistance for business may be available from QRAA. What assistance is available? A low interest… Read more »

Do these 7 things to help bring the visitors back

We know that right now the majority of businesses in Rockhampton, the Capricorn Coast, and surrounding areas, are really feeling the effects of ex TC Debbie and the resulting flooding of the Fitzroy River. We know the majority of this… Read more »

Have your say on the impacts of ex TC Debbie and flooding in our region

Capricorn Enterprise is seeking to identify the scope and scale of businesses and organisations affected by ex Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated flooding to quantify the associated direct and indirect impacts to industry in this region for the two week period of… Read more »