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State Budget 22/23 – Mount Morgan the big winner in Central Queensland

$40.4 million over three years to construct a drinking water pipeline from Gracemere to Mt Morgan, as well as necessary water infrastructure upgrades in Gracemere, is the big winner in CQ from the State budget announced yesterday. A number of… Read more »

Volunteers familiarise with the breathtaking beauty of Byfield

Recently, volunteers from the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre in Yeppoon joined their supervisor, Sarah, on a day trip to Byfield to familiarise themselves with the location in order to share their knowledge with visitors. The team spent some time… Read more »

Towards 2032 – Action Plan for Tourism Recovery

Released yesterday alongside the State Budget 22/23 was the Tourism Industry Reference Panel’s Final Action Plan (PDF, 10.1MB) , after a year in the making, which outlines key recommendations for the next decade, aligning with Queensland hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games…. Read more »

Coastal farm bursting with unique taste sensation

They have been held in high regard by Indigenous peoples for medicinal purposes for centuries, and now, this unique fruit bursting with flavour and character, is making itself known on the menus of many restaurants right here on the Capricorn… Read more »

National brand embarks on Capricorn Coast

The hallmark of Australian holiday accommodation, Dreamtime Resorts have made their first foray in Central Queensland, with the recent purchase of three key Capricorn Coast properties – Salt Apartments, Echelon Apartments, and Beaches on Lammermoor. Adding to a unique collection… Read more »

From Bondi to barrels, Dr Chris Brown visits Yeppoon Lagoon and Surf Lakes Yeppoon

Last week, Capricorn Enterprise in partnership with Surf Lakes Yeppoon hosted Australia’s popular veterinarian, author and television presenter, Dr Chris Brown, who spent time soaking up the rays at Yeppoon Lagoon before hitting the waves at Surf Lakes Yeppoon to… Read more »

New tour company kicks off in Carnarvon Gorge

With a role of guiding visitors through one of the most spectacular locations in Australia, Caity and Christian Bom from CQ Tours are ready to share their passion, knowledge, and beautiful backyard of Nyanda Station and Carnarvon Gorge National Park… Read more »

Top Tourism Town campaign shows promising results

Voting has now closed for Queensland Tourism Industry Council’s Top Tourism Town Awards. Award organisers shared that the public response was impressive with well over 11,000 votes received, and only a handful of votes separating first and second place in… Read more »

20 Countries represented at ATE22 in Sydney

1,100 buyers and sellers attended Tourism Australia’s ATE22 live event at the International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Sydney last week, welcoming international representatives from 20 countries back to Australia. Capricorn Enterprise Tourism Marketing Executive, Lena attended the nation’s largest… Read more »

Capricorn Coast street art comes to life in new art trail featuring augmented reality

Immerse yourself in the Capricorn Coast’s many amazing street art murals and watch them come to life, as part of an exciting new art trail featuring augmented reality. Keep a lookout for QR codes near the existing murals from Yeppoon… Read more »