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Family Holiday Destinations puts Yeppoon in the spotlight

Putting a spotlight on Yeppoon as an ideal holiday destination, family friendly website Family Holiday Destinations, has outlined where to go, what to do, and how to make the very best of your time on the Capricorn Coast. From swimming… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef promoted in UK and Europe!

For 5 days and nights across 6 events this week (3-8 Dec), Eloise Chaffers is representing the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at “Queensland is Calling”, Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) roadshow to UK and Europe.  A huge delegation of… Read more »

Cheers to our wonderful volunteers!

Christmas cheer was on the menu for our wonderful Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre volunteers at Yeppoon’s Stir & Stitch on Tuesday night. Every year, our 35 incredible volunteers, supported by our lovely VIC Supervisor Sarah Lawrence, welcome nearly 18,000… Read more »

Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre reducing their carbon footprint

This week, the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is another step closer in their goal of reducing their carbon footprint. In April this year, VIC Supervisor, Sarah Lawrence, met with Eco-Biz Coach, Andrew Chamberlin, to develop a plan to… Read more »

Funtastic Cruises launches ‘The Kraken’ just in time for school holidays

Imagine the thrill of skimming across the azure waters of the Southern Great Barrier Reef, the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, and the breathtaking beauty of the Keppel Islands on the horizon. Local brothers Ollie and… Read more »

Amy Harris, Great Keppel Island Hideaway, nominated for the Young Tourism Leaders program

Capricorn Enterprise nominated Amy Harris from Great Keppel Island Hideaway for the Young Tourism Leaders program conducted by the Department of Tourism. Young Tourism Leaders are inspiring young professionals who promote the diverse, exciting careers which tourism offers. YTLs make… Read more »

Business champions acknowledged at regions night of nights

With the glistening waters of Keppel Bay as the backdrop to this year’s business night of nights, Keppel Bay Marina became a hub of excitement and celebration as 230 distinguished and eager guests, arrived for the 2023 Best in Business Awards proudly presented… Read more »

Australia’s largest weir since World War 2 now complete

Construction on Australia’s newest major water infrastructure asset is now complete. The $568.9 million Rookwood Weir, west of Rockhampton, will yield 86,000 megalitres each year to boost economic growth, agricultural production and industry in Central Queensland. It is the largest… Read more »

Capricorn/Southern Great Barrier Reef shines at Queensland Tourism Awards 2023!

Out of 31 categories at this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards, Capricorn Enterprise Members placed 7 times out of 11 awards received across the greater Southern Great Barrier Reef destination! In a highly competitive event, Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards reflect exceptional achievement… Read more »

Frenchville Sports Club spreads festive cheer with Salvation Army Gift Giving Tree

Frenchville Sports Club is delighted to announce the launch of the Salvation Army Gift Giving Tree, aheartwarming initiative aimed at bringing joy and support to families in need this Christmas season. The Gift Giving Tree encourages members of the Club… Read more »