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World of fun for the Gleesons

The newly established 5-star ‘World of Fun’ accommodation in Yeppoon, run by seven-year-old Ruby has taken out the top gong in week two of Capricorn Enterprise’s ‘Holiday at Home’ competition after a raving review from VIP guest, five-year-old Eva. From… Read more »

5 minutes with Capricorn Enterprise Economic Development Member, rsured Pty Ltd

Laurence Stitt, Managing Director of rsured has more than 35 years’ experience in management positions in multinational and SME businesses in construction, manufacturing and agriculture. These include senior and executive management roles with Bundaberg Sugar, GRAINCO and JM Kelly Group… Read more »

New Livingstone Shire Council electives officially sworn in at declaration of office

With the Livingstone polls now declared the new Livingstone Shire Council conducted its Declaration of Office meeting where Mayor Andy Ireland and the six elected Councillors were officially sworn in. The six Councillors are re-elected members Glenda Mather, Nigel Hutton,… Read more »

Cancelled local/regional events (to date):

In following the national guidelines widely circulated, the following events have been cancelled in the period to June 2020: Festival of the Wind – Emu Park Keppel Sands Krabtastic Livingstone Shire Council – All public programmes and events cancelled from… Read more »

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry MP, March 18th – Update on Coronavirus Measures

General Population – Indoor Gatherings Non-essential indoor gatherings of greater than 100 people (including staff) will no longer be permitted from Wednesday 18 March 2020. An indoor gathering refers to a gathering within a single enclosed area (i.e. an area,… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Promo Ramps up in New Zealand

No surprises that Kiwis love Queensland, with the Gold Coast and Brisbane their main port of call into our Sunshine State, with direct flights into the Sunshine Coast also commencing later this year. New Zealand is also one of our… Read more »

Bushfire Recovery Resources

The National Bushfire Recovery Agency has produced the following 9 Fact Sheets to assist people in accessing information following the 2019/20 bushfires across parts of eastern and southern Australia. With information on financial assistance, recovery grants, mental health support, emergency… Read more »

Thank you to everyone who made the Major Projects Forum a success

On behalf of Capricorn Enterprise Board of Directors, we would like to thank the following members who contributed to ensuring the event was a great success. Korte’s Resort Aussie Gold Natural Spring Water Saleyards Distillery We would also like to… Read more »

2019 QICA Conference in Bowen a great success

Last week Kathi and Leanne, the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre (VIC) supervisors, attended the QICA (Queensland Information Centre Assoc) conference held in Bowen with 65 delegates from across the state. Over the very productive two full days, Kathi and… Read more »

Reef Teach wowed by Keppel Reefs!

Gareth Phillips, Director & Marine Biologist for Reef Teach (based in Cairns but Qld focused), and a Master Reef Guide is the official Tourism & Events Queensland Great Barrier Reef representative on Queensland on Tour Europe/UK later this year.  Qld… Read more »