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Aviation jobs boost for Rockhampton

The Australian Government has committed $25 million in funding to help Alliance Airlines bring a maintenance and repair facility to Rockhampton. The new facility, which has the potential to create 225 jobs and inject $30 million into the local economy… Read more »

2021 Best of Queensland Experiences Results Released

This week more than 3,300 Queensland operators received their 2021 results of the Best of Queensland Experiences Program. Operators eligible for an automatic extension of their previous Best of Queensland Experiences (BOQ) status were also notified. This year, the Capricorn… Read more »

Tourism Industry Reference Panel

The State Government via Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) has created a Tourism Industry Reference Panel. All three members of the panel have extensive experience in the tourism industry – Liz Savage (Chair), Andrew McEvoy and Brett Godfrey. The Panel… Read more »

Electric Vehicle display coming to Yeppoon

A local not-for-profit community group will showcase an interesting and diverse range of electric vehicles at the end of May. Organised by Capricorn Coast Landcare with Livingstone Shire Council’s Community Centre, this free event was planned to help bust common… Read more »

$2 million campaign to give Queensland tourists a taste of farm life

An authentic taste of farm life is on the holiday menu for Queensland tourists with the launch of a $2 million campaign to attract visitors to farms and help farmers diversify their income as part of the state’s Economic Recovery… Read more »

Central Queensland secures nationally renowned training program

Artists, as well as community and cultural workers in Bundaberg, Duaringa, Mackay and Yeppoon will have the opportunity to undertake specialist training in Creative Recovery thanks to a successfully funded and innovative program. The Central Queensland Regional Arts Services Network… Read more »

Bunnings Warehouse Yeppoon and Fresh Trading Co set to open their doors at Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre

Seven months after turning the first sod on the multi-million-dollar Bunnings Warehouse in Yeppoon, Australian property developers, Gibb Group, are excited to announce that Fresh Trading Co and Bunnings, are both set to open to the local community in May…. Read more »

BEEF 2021 Wrap Up

With reports from Beef Australia stating that more than 115,000 people passed through the gates and 63 tonnes (2 semi-trailers) of beef being consumed, this year’s BEEF 2021 has been hailed as the biggest and best to date, and has… Read more »

More local restaurants added to the BEEF21 Seal of Approval line up

With BEEF21 well underway in Rockhampton this week, a number of our Capricorn Enterprise Member restaurants serving up the ultimate in delectable beef dishes have been awarded Beef Australia’s official Seal of Approval. Joining the award-winning Waterline Restaurant in Rosslyn… Read more »

Billion-dollar plans to grow Keppel’s resources sector

The Queensland Government is driving growth in the Central Queensland resources sector through its partnership with the Queensland Resources Council in the Queensland Resources Industry Development Plan. The plan aims to increase the sector’s economic contribution across the state, including… Read more »