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BEEF AUSTRALIA 2021 – FAST FACTS The event has a geographical footprint 20% larger than the previous years, because of the addition of the Tech Yards. The estimated value for Commercial Cattle at the event is $3 million – Approx…. Read more »

Bowlin Road Riverbank Rehabilitation Project – Invitation to tender

Catchment Solutions is leading the remediation of a large-scale erosion project at Gavial Height Station located at 312 Bowlin Road, Port Curtis, QLD 4700. Prospective tenderers are invited to tender on the project and to the mandatory tender inspection being… Read more »

Petition to get Restaurant Managers on Skills Shortage List

Restaurant & Catering Association is advocating for their members and the wider industry, and need your support by signing the petition for immigration reform that includes: Increase the Migration Program to 200,000 Allow international students the freedom to choose to… Read more »

Capricorn Caves: Through the Looking Glass

A cracking weekend of fun and education for the whole family is coming to the Capricorn Caves, as the Big Science Adventure kicks off on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August, as part of National Science Week 2022. National Science… Read more »

Central Queensland Update on AusIndustry Grants, Programs and Events

Innovate to Grow Manufacturing Applications are open for a free 10‑week program for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in advanced manufacturing to explore their research and development (R&D) opportunities. This iteration of Innovate to Grow is targeting Advanced Manufacturing… Read more »

TODAY Show brings a bright weather forecast for the Capricorn Coast

Tune in to Channel 9’s TODAY Show this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5.30am. Broadcasting live across the Capricorn Coast, Channel 9’s TODAY Show weather presenter Scherri-Lee Biggs is looking forward to showcasing our glorious Yeppoon and Great Keppel Island… Read more »

Myella Farm Stay shifts focus

For 29 years, Myella Farm Stay in Central Queensland has provided a magical place for visitors to get up close to nature and farm animals, enjoy farm and horse-riding tours, and experience quintessential country Australia via the 1100 hectares of… Read more »

Refreshed Work in Paradise Queensland and Tourism and Hospitality Jobs site

The Work in Paradise Queensland Tourism and Hospitality Jobs website has been refreshed to ensure it continues to be a key tool for workers and employers to better connect and help our tourism industry to grow and prosper. As well… Read more »

Australian Traveller is on a mission to crown Australia’s Best Town

What do the towns of Yeppoon, Emu Park, Rockhampton, Mount Morgan and Rubyvale have in common? One of them could be named as Australia’s Best Town! What is Australia’s Best Town? This is a question that Australian Traveller have long… Read more »

From Reef to Rainforest, Ch 9’s Getaway explores the Capricorn Coast, Southern Great Barrier Reef

Dropping anchor at Great Keppel Island and Byfield rainforest for four nights last week, presenter David Whitehill and cameraman Roger Price filming for Channel 9’s popular national lifestyle television show Getaway, spent their days exploring our blue and green natural… Read more »

Get set for the Gemfields Festival – 6th – 13th August 2022

The Sapphire Gemfields are once again ready to dazzle this August as the quintessentially unique destination, located just a short distance from Emerald, comes to life for the inaugural Gemfields Festival. Kicking off on Saturday 6th August, the week of… Read more »