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Best of Queensland Experiences Reports Coming Soon

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ), in partnership with Capricorn Enterprise, is pleased to soon be releasing the 2022 Best of Queensland Experiences Program results and operator reports to more than 4,700 Queensland operators. The program guides our tourism industry to… Read more »

Just one cup – eliminating single-use plastic in Central Queensland

Plastic Free CQ has assisted local businesses and community groups for over 18 months. In that time, 64 members have joined, and 4 have moved to Champion status. PFCQ members have eliminated over 300k of single-use plastic from waste and/or… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise CEO appeals for new accommodation to be built on the Capricorn Coast

In a bind brought on by its own popularity, the upward trajectory of immense growth in visitation right across the coastal towns of the Capricorn Coast continues at a rapid pace. Desirable due to its wide-open spaces, endless stretches of… Read more »

Rockhampton takes the ‘kamiza’ for 2022 Australian Karate Federation National Championships

With a history tracing back some 1400 years, the popular martial arts discipline of Karate has its sights firmly set on the Beef Capital, with over 600 competitors from across the country ready to vie for the honour of being… Read more »

Volunteers visit the teahouse causing a ‘stir’ in Yeppoon

Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre volunteers found cosy winter comfort at Stir & Stitch in Yeppoon when they dropped by recently to enjoy a warm coffee and delicious bakes as part of their latest famil. Yeppoon’s only teahouse, and a… Read more »

Community hubs backed by Stanwell Power Station

For centuries, community halls have been important social hubs for residents to meet, host events, and develop a sense of place and connection, within their local neighbourhood. These adaptive multi-functional spaces, whose four walls are often bursting with the township’s… Read more »

Tourism operators converge and converse at Capricorn Conversations

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Tourism Australia (TA) representatives joined over 30 tourism operators early this week at Salt Yeppoon for the annual Capricorn Conversations with Industry workshop. The workshop was an opportunity to hear directly from Queensland Government’s… Read more »

Tourism and Hospitality Jobs in the Capricorn Region

The Work in Paradise Queensland Tourism and Hospitality Jobs website is still live and promoting tourism job opportunities across Queensland. The Queensland Tourism and Hospitality Jobs site is a terrific resource widely used with more than 3300 people registered to… Read more »

Rockhampton railyards rejuvenation – Expression of Interest and industry briefing

The Queensland Government recently purchased the Rockhampton railyards with the intention of returning rail manufacturing to Rockhampton. They are now planning the best use of the site. Expressions of Interest are sought from suitably capable manufacturing businesses—or those growing their… Read more »

Step back to the 1920’s at CQUniversity Village Festival opening night

The CQUniversity Village Festival is opening with a flapping good time on Friday 5th August as the Speakeasy Prohibition Party kicks off Central Queensland’s premier music, arts and culture celebration. Now in it’s 19th year, the CQUniversity Village Festival is… Read more »