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Additional ferry service ‘Konnecting’ more visitors to Great Keppel Island

With 17 white sandy beaches to explore, plenty of places to relax, swim, snorkel and dive, along with the opportunity to explore a marvelous web of walking tracks, it really is no wonder that our beautiful Great Keppel Island is… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Industry Group providing links to supply chain opportunities

Leadership, commitment, and collaboration was a robust basis for the formalisation of the Capricorn Enterprise Industry Group (CEIG), welcoming a range of key professionals from a variety of backgrounds working to promote local industry and supply chain capability, develop strategies… Read more »

CQ TAFE Centre of Excellence announcement

CQUniversity thanks everyone who pledged support towards the Central Queensland TAFE Centre of Excellence. This support resulted in an $8.4 million commitment from Queensland Labor to fund Stage 1 of this game-changing project with the Queensland LNP this week committing $49.8 million to constructing the… Read more »

Labor vs LNP – Regional tourism a winner in election promises

REGIONAL TOURISM SUPPORTED Within days during the state election campaign, both major parties have announced additional funding support for the thirteen (13) Regional Tourism Organisations in Queensland, recognizing the need to provide support to industry at the grass roots level…. Read more »

Economic Recovery Plan for Australia

The Federal Government’s Economic Recovery Plan for Australia intends to create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure Australia’s future. Read the media release here: As part of this, the Federal Government has committed $4 billion to JobMaker Hiring Credit… Read more »

Sod turn to kick off construction of new Bunnings Warehouse at Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre

Australian property developers, Gibb Group are delighted to announce the commencement of construction for the multi-million-dollar Bunnings Warehouse Yeppoon at the Capricorn Coast’s Homemaker Centre. The first sod was turned on Wednesday 14th October, marking the latest project for Yeppoon… Read more »

Carmichael Mine & Rail Project – October 2020 Update

Construction of the Carmichael Mine & Rail Project is continuing on schedule. While COVID-19 restrictions have eased, the safety of people and communities is a priority and Adani Australia are following all regulations from Queensland Health and the Federal Government… Read more »

The Great Reef Census

Join Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef for the Journey Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef have launched the Great Reef Census; a world-first citizen science effort to survey the Great Barrier Reef!  Take a look at the launch video… Read more »

Tourism Australia Domestic Campaign Launch – Australians urged to book a holiday at home to drive tourism boost

Tourism Australia has launched the next iteration of the Holiday Here This Year campaign. The Holiday Here This Year campaign was launched in January 2020 to support the bushfire recovery by urging Australians to take a domestic holiday and provide… Read more »

September boom for the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre

As the Capricorn Coast rapidly rebuilds momentum in the tourism space following the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, a total of 2071 holiday makers (an increase of 667 compared to the same period in 2019 which welcomed 1404 visitors) checked… Read more »