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Pineapple rail trail to recovery

The iconic Yeppoon Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail will finally be realised with an extension linking this popular pedestrian and cyclist path with the revitalised Yeppoon foreshore. Construction of the extension is a small, but important, part of Yeppoon’s path… Read more »

Causeway dredge plan gets $300K boost

Plans to dredge and revitalise the popular Causeway Lake have been boosted by a $300,000 Building Our Regions (BOR) grant from the Queensland Government. The grant is one of two significant projects funded by BOR in the Livingstone Shire; the… Read more »

Stanwell Hydrogen Project feasibility study update

The Stanwell Hydrogen Project feasibility study investigating a hydrogen electrolysis production facility at Stanwell Power Station is progressing well. In March Stanwell was awarded $1.25 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to support the completion of… Read more »

Holidaying with kids

Family Holiday Destinations (FHD) believes that there is no better place to be confined over Winter than the state of Queensland. Sharing destination information and inspiration for family travel, the website and digital magazine is dedicated to showing families the… Read more »

August long weekend jackpot

Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast locals – you have all won a prize! With our annual carnival of spinning lights cancelled in 2020, the scrumptious allure of Keppel Dogs and fairy floss will be sorely missed. Our senses will wish for… Read more »

Queensland is OPEN!

In welcomed news for the ailing tourism sector, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk yesterday revealed a valuable lifeline for the industry that will deliver significant steps towards reviving the region. From noon Monday 1st June, Queenslanders can undertake unlimited travel anywhere… Read more »

Australian Nature Guides provide USA students with a taste of Carnarvon

The usual silence, peace, and remote tranquillity that the Sandstone Wilderness landscape is renowned for has not been critically altered in recent months, but creativity and innovation has been ringing louder than ever for Carnarvon Gorge based Australian Nature Guides…. Read more »

Timings amiss as virus wipes out Show festivities

With public holidays going ahead on their pre-scheduled days across Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast despite the cancellation of Show celebrations, Capricorn Enterprise is urging the local community to keep their thoughts with suffering accommodation providers who plan to reopen… Read more »

Queensland travel bubbles will rupture already damaged tourism industry

Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll is appealing to the Premier to consider the serious implications to the Capricorn Coast and broader Capricorn region, should an additional Northern Queensland ‘travel bubble’ be approved (in addition to the outback travel bubble). The… Read more »

Second instalment of campaign keeps dreams alive

View the 60 second clip here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg8mp56b5UU&feature=youtu.be. “Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.” – Laureth Rumble, Pumpkin Island The richness of experiencing a trip away, even among the beauty of your own backyard,… Read more »