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Re-Imagining ‘Dig the Tropic’: A New Era for Queensland’s Premier Geo Tourism Trail

The renowned Dig the Tropic geo tourism trail, a unique adventure linking the Southern Great Barrier Reef with Queensland’s Outback, has undergone a dynamic transformation recently, following a successful grant through Tourism and Events Queensland’s Contestable Funding Program. Aligning with the… Read more »

Queensland State Budget 2024-25

After announcing the State Budget for 2024-25, the Central Queensland region action plan was the first to be presented in Yeppoon this week by the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, the Honourable Cameron Dick MP. Specific announcements include $52.9M infrastructure overhauls… Read more »

Global Sustainable Tourism Summit – People, Planet, Place, Purpose

The inaugural Global Sustainable Tourism Summit, hosted by Eco Tourism Australia, was held earlier this month in Brisbane. Attended by representatives of Capricorn Enterprise, Livingstone Shire Council and High Valley Dawn Permaculture Farm, guests from every state and territory in… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise welcomes $5 million clean up funds for Great Keppel Island announced

The region’s peak tourism and economic development organisation welcomes yesterday’s state budget announcement for additional funding of $5 million in 2024-25 to undertake site security and safety works and pest and vegetation management associated with the former Great Keppel Island… Read more »

Our achievements for 2023/24

A snapshot of our achievements for the 2023/24 financial year include: Business Support Visitor Servicing Nb: As the Central Queensland Highlands transition to a new regional tourism boundary of “Queensland Country” which will also include Southern Queensland Country, going forward… Read more »

Exploring the 2024 Brisbane Caravan and Camping Supershow

Our Capricorn Coast destination, from city stays to coastal and country escapes, was again represented at the 2024 Brisbane Caravan and Camping Supershow. The biggest caravanning event in Queensland returned to Brisbane Showgrounds, from the 5th to the 9th of… Read more »

Wackadoo! TEQ’s major campaign is live!

The news of Queensland’s new tourism campaign – the biggest in a decade – is spreading around the world, with coverage featuring everywhere from America’s #1 morning show – NBC’s Today Show (reaching five million live viewers), New Zealand’s Seven… Read more »

All Aboard for the Grand Opening of Yeppoon’s newest landmark: The Station 4703

UPDATE: The Station 4703 website – https://thestation4703.square.site/, has an email contact button for reservations and a contact form for general enquiries.  Every sip is on ‘track’ and the wait is finally over for residents and visitors to Yeppoon, as the… Read more »

Reef Distillers Triumphs at the International Wine and Spirits Competition

Yeppoon’s home-grown organic gin and vodka distillery – Reef Distillers has achieved remarkable success at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London, securing three prestigious awards.   Their Coral Sea Gin was honored with a Spirit Bronze 2024 Award,… Read more »

Yeppoon’s Crimson Finch Brewery soars into the world of canned beer

t’s time to ‘raise a can’ to craftsmanship, community, and the pursuit of exceptional beer as the Capricorn Coast’s newest craft brewery, Crimson Finch, announces a significant milestone just seven months after swinging open their doors to the public for… Read more »