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Tourism numbers in Capricorn & the Southern Great Barrier Reef Region continue to see positive growth!

National Visitor Survey results were released this week from Tourism Research Australia to reveal overall visitation to the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination is up by 11.8%, welcoming a whopping 2.3 million domestic visitors (2 million were from within… Read more »

2020-21 brochures hit Aus & NZ retail stores this week!

The new 2020-21 Helloworld Travel QLD Islands & Whitsundays including Southern Great Barrier Reef brochures have just been released and will be hitting AUS & NZ retail stores this week! Here is a link to the Viva Holidays branded brochure…. Read more »

Future economic prospects contribute to growing region – positive rental growth

As Central Queensland fast becomes an economic powerhouse due to the progression and commencement of $3.6 billion worth of major infrastructure projects within the region, recent data released from the Rental Tenancy Authority shows that population across Rockhampton and the… Read more »

Full ‘stream’ ahead for Rookwood Weir

Work is well underway on the four year, multi-million-dollar Rookwood Weir project, which will provide a new water storage facility on the Fitzroy River, approximately 66 kilometres south-west of Rockhampton. The project, being led by industry giant, Sunwater, is jointly… Read more »

True blue entertainment on offer across Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast

The Australia Day long weekend is just around the corner so Capricorn Enterprise is encouraging the community to check out what’s on and start making some plans. “If you’re keen to sample some true-blue Aussie tucker, hang out by the… Read more »

Tourism welcomes recovery funds!

Tourism Australia (TA) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) have been working furiously behind the scenes to not only ensure correct messaging to our international markets, but also help fund additional marketing campaigns going forward. TEQ has held regular teleconferences… Read more »

Jam packed calendars in 2020

Capricorn Enterprise provides online leisure and business event summaries for the Capricorn Region which are updated regularly. We have also developed this 2020 events summary PDF ​to print and keep as a handy reference tool to assist with planning your year. This document… Read more »

Welcome to the Year of Indigenous Tourism

The Year of Indigenous Tourism in Queensland has officially kicked off, with a range of support available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism businesses to further develop their experiences and grow their business. This includes the newly launched Indigenous Innovation and… Read more »

10,000 Lives CQ

CQHHS Ceasing smoking in Central Queensland campaign The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CQHHS) continues to provide great care for Central Queenslanders. One initiative to improve the lives of CQ residents is the #10,000LivesCQ campaign. Because tobacco is linked… Read more »

Celebrating 21 years of Freedom

We all dream of making waves on our 21st birthday, and on New Year’s Day, Keppel Bay’s Freedom Fast Cats did exactly that. One of the busiest days so far for the new decade, local day-trippers and holiday makers joined… Read more »