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A Big Weekend for Events

This weekend is set to be one of the biggest of the year, with not one but three major events taking over the Capricorn Coast. One of our most prestige events, the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race,… Read more »

CQU’s new Agricultural degree launched

Our priority project, Fitzroy Agricultural Precinct as part of “Growing Central Qld” (including the development of Eden Bann and Rookwood Weirs on the Fitzroy River to develop our agricultural industry), has seen a significant development recently with the CQUniversity, in… Read more »

$10 Million in Health Infrastructure Opened This Week

In accordance with our priority project, Health Precinct – promoting the Rockhampton/Capricorn Coast region as a major health hub, Capricorn Enterprise is collaborating with major health services providers to the region. The Health Alliance was formed with hospital and health… Read more »

Visitor Growth to March 2015 despite TC Marcia

IVS (International Visitor Survey) data to year ending March 2015 has today revealed an increase of 16% visitor growth to the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination which includes the Capricorn region (Rockhampton, Capricorn Coast, Central Highlands) compared to the previous… Read more »

2015 JRT / Tropical Auto Group Southern Great Barrier Reef Golf Championship

Yeppoon Golf Club is in preparation mode to ensure the popular Capricorn Coast golf course is in pristine condition for the upcoming JRT / Tropical Auto Group Southern Great Barrier Reef Golf Championship. In the tournaments inaugural year, the event… Read more »

Easy To Find Beauty In Our Region

If you haven’t experienced the Pineapple Rail Trail on Braithwaite street in the town centre of Yeppoon, winter is a great time to start! This wonderful 5 kilometre trail is promoted on our Capricorn Coast street map (compliments of McDonalds,… Read more »

Rocky ticks all the boxes to host the RIRDC

CQUniversity and Capricorn Enterprise have joined forces to push for Rockhampton as the new home of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC). These regional-focused institutions have a common goal in following up on Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce’s announcement… Read more »

New lifestyle video created to entice health service professionals the Rockhampton region

Capricorn Enterprise, in partnership with members of its Health Alliance, is excited to announce the launch of a new recruitment video aimed at attracting medical staff and students to the Rockhampton Region. The video aims at promoting the lifestyle and… Read more »

State Budget Delivers for CQ

Yesterday’s Labor Palaszczuk Government State Budget delivered for two of our region’s Priority Projects. Yeppoon Foreshore Redevelopment secured $25 Million and the Rockhampton Riverfront and CBD Revitalisation secured $15 Million. Click here for a complete list of Fitzroy Region announcements and… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Launches New Corporate Website

Today the region’s peak economic development organisation launches its new completely responsive corporate website to take advantage of Google’s announcement earlier this year that they will be boosting the search ranking for mobile friendly sites. Today’s launch of follows… Read more »