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Ash Workshop to Advance Coal Combustible Products

In association with the Ash Development Association of Australia, Capricorn Enterprise hosted a very successful “Ash Workshop” on Thursday November 14 to advance the use of coal ash across multiple projects including civil construction, defence training area development, water and… Read more »

Inaugural Indigenous Tourism Forum

Fifty people gathered on Monday at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre for our inaugural CQ Indigenous Tourism Forum, thanks to collaboration between Capricorn Enterprise, The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDMIP), the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP), Tourism… Read more »

Capricorn Industry Group – Networking Lunch

With the end of year fast approaching Members, Regional Industry Representatives, Major Project Leaders and Associated Groups are Invited to our Industry Networking Lunch on Friday December 6th to enjoy the best of networking plus fine food and refreshments at… Read more »

Emu Park Comes Up Trumps as Street Art Destination

The Capricorn Coast will be the ultimate winner from two Emu Park public art works taking home gold from the inaugural Australian Street Art Awards. Announced at a gala dinner on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast this week, the two works are… Read more »

Feeling Good in the Capricorn Region

Over the past weeks, The Feel Good Family social media storytellers comprising Paul, Katie and Jasper have been blown away by our destination as they adventured in their caravan across Carnarvon Gorge, Lake Maraboon, Sapphire Gemfields, Rockhampton, Capricorn Caves, Capricorn… Read more »

Shovels hit the ground on the Capricorn Highway Duplication

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction on the $74.99 million Capricorn Highway duplication between Rockhampton and Gracemere in Central Queensland. The project is part of the Northern Australia Roads Program which supports the movement… Read more »

Capricorn Film Festival only a week away

Six CQ film premieres, two screen stars and one short film festival is only a week away from hitting the Capricorn Coast. The 5th annual Capricorn Film Festival (CFF) will draw back the opening night curtain at Yeppoon Town Hall… Read more »

Discover Queensland by Rail Campaign

Helloworld is pleased to announce the launch of a new Queensland Rail / Sunlover Holidays campaign, in conjunction with the launch of the new Queensland Rail brochure. Discover the beautiful coastline and marvel at spectacular outback landscapes as you traverse… Read more »

Empire Hotel takes gold at Queensland Tourism Awards

Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism operators, including our impressive Empire Apartment Hotel, have demonstrated that our iconic destination is still a tourism favourite, taking home six accolades at the 35th annual Queensland Tourism Awards. With a total of 83 awards… Read more »

International VIPs wowed by our destination!

It was an absolute pleasure to recently host two of our Tourism and Events Queensland International Directors, Leigh Arredondo (The Americas), based in LA and Kai Ostermann (Europe), based in Munich. These markets are quite different so we tailored a… Read more »