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Golden night for Empire Apartment Hotel and Beef 21 at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

Rockhampton and the Capricorn region’s tourism industry received a huge boost over the weekend as two golds and a silver were proudly accepted by Empire Apartment Hotel and Beef 21 at the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards on the Sunshine… Read more »

Beachside Holiday Caravan Park named finalists in 2022 CPAQ Awards

Beachside Holiday Caravan Park in Yeppoon has recently been announced as a Park Finalist in the 2022 Caravan Parks Association Queensland Awards. The Awards recognises individuals and businesses who are making an impact within Queensland’s Caravan Parks Industry. Joining 26… Read more »

Forum reflects on Central Queensland’s future

CHDC’s Economic Futures Forum was held on Tuesday 15th March in Emerald, presenting comparative data, forecasting and economic updates to gain perspective for the path ahead. Approximately 100 attendees heard from presenters Dr Amanda Cahill (The Next Economy), Michael Anthonisz… Read more »

Reimagining the future of tourism at Destination Australia

Destination Australia, hosted by Tourism Australia, took place last week at CENTREPIECE Melbourne Park followed by a networking event on the hallowed turf of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. A record number of industry professionals attended the event, including CEO Mary… Read more »

Keen for a beer? YEPP please!

It tastes like a pastel paradise, dreamy sunset, sand between your toes coastal vibe, and YEPP, it’s being brewed right here on the Capricorn Coast! Independently owned, YEPP Brewing Co’s beers are imagined for Queensland’s sunny, tropical climate, where long… Read more »

CQ Nature Photography Competition 

Calling all CQ photographers, nature lovers, or anyone with a smart phone! Over $10,000 in prizes is up for grabs in Fitzroy Basin Association’s (FBA) CQ Nature Photography Competition. To celebrate the environment that sustains one of the most productive… Read more »

Invitation to Tender – Mt Fairview GBRF Timber Pile Project

Catchment Solutions is leading the remediation of large-scale erosion projects at Mt. Fairview property located about 65 kilometres, North-West of Rockhampton, located in the Morinish locality. Prospective tenderers are invited to tender on the project and were able attend the… Read more »

Question without Notice from local Member for Keppel: Keppel Electorate, Infrastructure

On Wednesday 23rd February, Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga MP, asked a Question without Notice during the First Session of the Fifty-seventh Parliament. As recorded on page 123 of the Hansard Record of Proceedings (Proof), Ms Lauga questioned the Deputy… Read more »

Grants and support for flood-affected residents extend across South-East Queensland

More residents across South-East Queensland who have been impacted by severe flooding over recent days may be eligible for financial assistance, including Emergency Hardship Assistance grants of up to $180 per person and $900 for a family of five or… Read more »

Our region’s 2022 economic profile – latest data now available

Capricorn Enterprise has recently updated its Economic Profile, presenting an overview of the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton area. The profile provides up-to-date information and statistics on various economic and related indicators including demographics, employment, business and industry, building activity, education,… Read more »