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The Very Hungry Nomads: an update on their explorations across the Tropic of Capricorn

The Very Hungry Nomads Rach & Marty, recently came to our destination and spent two weeks exploring the region’s attractions, natural wonders, and the Southern Great Barrier Reef. From the Keppel Island to the Central Highlands, Rach & Marty sunk… Read more »

Trade Travel’s new Capricorn Coast itinerary

The Co-Founders of Trade Travel, Grant and Kay McGlashan, recently visited the Capricorn Coast to create an itinerary to add to their stable of products.  Their company holds the National Sponsorship with Probus South Pacific Inc and they have a… Read more »

Settlement date extended for Great Keppel Island lease sale

Altum Property Group, which has a sale agreement to buy the Great Keppel Island leases from current owner Tower Holdings Pty Ltd, has announced they have negotiated a short extension to the settlement date of the agreement providing time to finalise… Read more »

ATDW Free Membership Offer

Capricorn Enterprise in partnership with Tourism & Events Queensland (TEQ) is pleased to share an exciting offer. From Wednesday 2 September, the membership fee for the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) is being waived for a 24 month period, saving… Read more »

Developing Northern Australia Conference, Monday 23rd – Wednesday 25th November 2020

The Developing Northern Australia Conference, held from 23-25th November 2020 in Rockhampton, is a platform to unite leaders, decision makers, industry representatives and community members to advance the northern regions. Now in its sixth year, the two-day Conference is highlighting… Read more »

Central Queensland’s diversified economy reduces COVID-19 impacts

In a climate of heightened uncertainty, the latest results released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS), together with additional Australian Government data, shows that Central Queensland is weathering the impacts of COVID-19 relatively well in comparison to other parts… Read more »

Dinosaurs are coming to the Capricorn Coast!

In exciting news for Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary and the Capricorn Coast community, a swarm of 35 life-sized Jurassic giants are set to embark on a world-class development that will attract domestic and international visitors to our destination. Adding a… Read more »

‘Getaway’ to Yeppoon this Saturday 5th September

Tune into Australia’s favourite travel and lifestyle show, Getaway on Channel 9 this Saturday 5th September from 5:30pm to experience the absolute beauty of the Capricorn Coast. Sponsored by NRMA Holiday Parks Australia, the episode showcases the fabulous holiday park… Read more »

SGBR goes ‘Virtual’ to US Tourism Trade

Last week, CEO Mary Carroll represented the SGBR destination by participating in the inaugural virtual Queensland Tourism Exchange, conducted by TEQ’s US office. This online trade training event was a great success, the program designed to allow Queensland sellers to… Read more »

Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub updates and upcoming workshops

The Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub has provided an update on D Start, an innovation and entrepreneur program that empowers Australia researchers and small to medium enterprises to connect with Defence. Are you working on something with the potential to shape national… Read more »