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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 »

Networking with Capricorn Enterprise

Updated 25th July 2022 Capricorn Enterprise hosts a variety of member events throughout the year. These events are a great platform for members to become directly involved in key discussions impacting the future of the region. Economic Development functions Capricorn… Read more »

Federal Budget 2022-23

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said the Coalition Government’s plan for a stronger future provides cost of living relief, creates more jobs, guarantees the essential services and kee­ps Australians safe, including in Capricornia. As part of the Budget 2022‑23,… Read more »

Great Keppel Island

There are currently three separate yet very integral factors surrounding the future development of Great Keppel Island: Hancock Prospecting is currently undergoing due diligence for the potential purchase of a 2013 Integrated Resort Approval on Great Keppel Island (from Tower… Read more »

Street and public art pieces found throughout Queensland have been named national finalists in the 2021 Australian Street Art Awards – seven times!

The Australian Street Art Awards, established in 2018, recognise destinations that are using outdoor art to attract visitors, boost their economy and engage their community. Awards Director Liz Rivers said, “The Awards inform travellers about the magnificent array of publicly-accessible… Read more »

The Great Queensland Getaway 2.0 sale is on now!

Phase two of Tourism and Events Queensland’s Great Queensland Getaway campaign launched on Sunday 13 February. The $5.2M Great Queensland Getaway campaign is expected to drive large volumes of traffic to Queensland.com from travellers around Australia, with bookings open from… Read more »

Keppel Bay Sailing and Convention Centre jumps significant hoop securing local, award-winning architect

With pre-construction planning commencing late in November 2021, the Keppel Bay Sailing and Convention Centre has further strengthened its position to deliver the state-of-the-art, game-changing facility, securing Yeppoon based architect, Brian Hooper as Project Manager. Boasting over two decades of… Read more »

A ‘hole’ world of Jurassic fun has opened on the Capricorn Coast

Following successful funding through State Government’s Growing Tourism Infrastructure Fund in 2020, the team from Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary have officially opened the first stage of their $800,000 project – Capricorn Dinosaur Mini Golf Yeppoon. “Our team is so excited… Read more »