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Federal Budget 2019-20 – May Federal Election touted

Last night’s Federal Budget 2019/20 dubbed by the Treasurer as “back in the black and Australia is back on track,” paves the way for an interesting Federal Election campaign.  Rather than being debated and passed in Parliament this week, the Budget is essentially the blue-print… Read more »

Strong membership support reflects confidence in region!

Capricorn Enterprise business and industry membership continues to remain strong with our Organisation welcoming nearly 50 New Members to date this financial year (5 Gold, 1 Silver, 15 Bronze and 27 Small Business Members). Thanks to new and existing Members,… Read more »

Top Aussie tour guides attend Savannah Guides school at Capricorn Caves

Seventy (70) Savannah Guides from around Australia converged at the multi award winning Capricorn Caves last week for their 72nd Savannah Guides Field School. Established just over thirty years ago in 1988, Australia’s leading Tour Guide professional development program Savannah… Read more »

2019 Best of Queensland results released this Friday!

Tourism and Events Queensland, in partnership with Capricorn Enterprise, is proud to be distributing the official results of the 2019 Best of Queensland Experiences Program to more than 2,400 Queensland operators on Friday 5th April. The Program will guide our… Read more »

Economic benefits to safely land at Rockhampton Airport

Rockhampton Airport has received a multi-million dollar upgrade to improve access and reduce closures due to flooding. The resurfaced main runway, improved taxiways, runway shoulders and military and public transport areas will help the airport better service the community with… Read more »

Mount Archer’s new amphitheatre now complete

A stunning new amphitheatre on Mount Archer has been revealed as the latest addition to Rockhampton Regional Council’s masterplan to revive the Region’s mountaintop sanctuary. The amphitheatre has created a new space to enjoy sweeping panoramic views, and seats over 200 people on… Read more »

Griff Rhys Jones filming this Friday!

This Friday night, the Great Western Hotel will welcome popular Comedian Griff Rhys Jones who is filming a new ABC series “Griff Off the Rails: Down Under” which explores Australia through its railways. This 6 part series by Sydney-based Essential Media will… Read more »

CQ businesses reap up to $4 million in design phase of Shoalwater Bay expansion

Central Queensland businesses are already benefiting from the economic opportunities being generated by the expansion of the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area under the $2 Billion Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI). Sixteen companies from Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Gladstone and surrounds have been participating in… Read more »

Queensland Destination Events Program – Round 13 opens next week

Applications for the 13th round of destination event funding will open from Wed 27 March, closing Wed 26 June, for events held between January 2020 – January 2021. Events play a key role in fostering regional tourism and economic development and events can be… Read more »

Little Grey Box return to their “Best Australian Destination” – Yeppoon

Two of Australia’s top travel bloggers, Phoebe and Matt from Little Grey Box returned to our destination after first visiting 18 months ago. Hosted by Capricorn Enterprise, Little Grey Box are our favourite influencers, who have an audience of 60,000… Read more »