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4 Boys and a Caravan visit our destination

Tom, Aimee, Tyler, Lincoln, Jett and Chase, the adventurous family also known as 4 Boys and a Caravan, have had an epic trip visiting our destination, with fossicking, adventure caving, beach exploring, island hopping and everything in between. From the… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum (Thursday 29th October 2020)

With more than $4.6 billion worth of major regional projects on the horizon, the sold out 150-strong Forum brought together several of Australia’s leading industry professionals with presentations on a range of resources, defence and general infrastructure projects, currently underway… Read more »

Farmers and chefs unite on the Capricorn Coast

The Capricorn Coast is fast evolving as one of Queensland’s exciting food and beverage meccas, with a plethora of local produce proudly making its’ mark across the destination. From pineapple farms and fresh seafood, fused with numerous local delicacies, the… Read more »

Additional ferry service ‘Konnecting’ more visitors to Great Keppel Island

With 17 white sandy beaches to explore, plenty of places to relax, swim, snorkel and dive, along with the opportunity to explore a marvelous web of walking tracks, it really is no wonder that our beautiful Great Keppel Island is… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Industry Group providing links to supply chain opportunities

Leadership, commitment, and collaboration was a robust basis for the formalisation of the Capricorn Enterprise Industry Group (CEIG), welcoming a range of key professionals from a variety of backgrounds working to promote local industry and supply chain capability, develop strategies… Read more »

CQ TAFE Centre of Excellence announcement

CQUniversity thanks everyone who pledged support towards the Central Queensland TAFE Centre of Excellence. This support resulted in an $8.4 million commitment from Queensland Labor to fund Stage 1 of this game-changing project with the Queensland LNP this week committing $49.8 million to constructing the… Read more »

Labor vs LNP – Regional tourism a winner in election promises

REGIONAL TOURISM SUPPORTED Within days during the state election campaign, both major parties have announced additional funding support for the thirteen (13) Regional Tourism Organisations in Queensland, recognizing the need to provide support to industry at the grass roots level…. Read more »

Economic Recovery Plan for Australia

The Federal Government’s Economic Recovery Plan for Australia intends to create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure Australia’s future. Read the media release here: As part of this, the Federal Government has committed $4 billion to JobMaker Hiring Credit… Read more »

Sod turn to kick off construction of new Bunnings Warehouse at Capricorn Coast Homemaker Centre

Australian property developers, Gibb Group are delighted to announce the commencement of construction for the multi-million-dollar Bunnings Warehouse Yeppoon at the Capricorn Coast’s Homemaker Centre. The first sod was turned on Wednesday 14th October, marking the latest project for Yeppoon… Read more »

Carmichael Mine & Rail Project – October 2020 Update

Construction of the Carmichael Mine & Rail Project is continuing on schedule. While COVID-19 restrictions have eased, the safety of people and communities is a priority and Adani Australia are following all regulations from Queensland Health and the Federal Government… Read more »