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May Day Long Weekend Events

Golden Mount Festival Head for the hills of Mount Morgan for some Golden Mount Festival family fun this long weekend. Saturday sees in the main event, the famous ‘Running of the Cutter’ plus street parade, market stalls, Gold Dig and… Read more »

Queensland’s Adventure Committee descend on the Capricorn Coast

Adventure Queensland is the peak backpacking body for the state and their committee will be at the Capricorn Coast this Thursday 28th April for the very first time to give local tourism business the opportunity to gain insight into the… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Host Visit by State Director, Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ms Alison Carrington

The Board of Capricorn Enterprise yesterday hosted a visit to the region by State Director of DFAT Ms Alison Carrington. The primary objectives of the visit was twofold – firstly regional familiarisation, and secondly to understand the export potential and… Read more »

SGBR on Show in Queenstown

Queenslanders taking over Queenstown (NZ) was the theme of this year’s “Queensland on Tour” hosted by Tourism and Events Queensland’s New Zealand office. Fifty (50) Queensland operators and regional tourism organisations (RTO’s) descended upon this gorgeous tourist town for two… Read more »

Destination Q and Conversations with Industry – Capricorn

Tourism and Events Queensland, in partnership with Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games (DTESB) and Capricorn Enterprise, invite you to attend a Destination Q and TEQ Conversations with Industry Workshop at Salt Yeppoon on Tuesday 3 May… Read more »


If booking out your own private island for you and 33 of your closest family and friends, and hiring a private chef is your idea of local luxury, then look no further than Pumpkin Island on the Southern Great Barrier… Read more »

Massive Public Relations Coverage

The Queensland Weekender Great Barrier Reef one hour special goes to air on Easter Sunday at 8pm on Channel 7 – watch for inclusion on the Southern Great Barrier Reef! Travel Writers, TV media and trade partners are visiting our destination… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Visitation Continues to Grow!

The Southern Great Barrier Reef destination (Capricorn, Gladstone (CQ) and Bundaberg regions) to the year ending December 2015, has been ranked the number 5 region in Queensland and number 14 region in Australia for domestic visitor nights! This equates to… Read more »

GREAT KEPPEL ISLAND – first GINGER PRIDE photo shoot in Australia!

Capricorn Enterprise is calling on all Central Queensland Red Heads, aka ‘Gingers’ and ‘Rangas’ to be part of a photo shoot on Great Keppel Island on the Southern Great Barrier Reef on Sunday 24th April 2016. Freedom Fastcats are proudly… Read more »

Boutique Gaming License for Great Keppel Island Resort Hotly Debated

Last night in State Parliament, the Opposition (LNP) moved a motion urging the Palaszczuk Labor Government to develop an offshore boutique casino gaming licence policy to encourage investment in job creating developments such as that proposed for Great Keppel Island…. Read more »