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Step Outside with Paul Burt!

Popular 7 Network Australia Coastal Expert and Weather Presenter Paul Burt has launched his new fishing show “Step Outside with Paul Burt” and our destination is featured this Sunday 17th March at 3pm on 7mate (TV number 73). We hosted Paul… Read more »

Major upgrade for Stanage Bay boat ramp

Capricorn Coast boaties will reel in delight with a planned $2.1 million upgrade to the Stanage Bay boat ramp.  Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said work is due to commence following the Easter school holidays, and is scheduled… Read more »

National Tourism Award Wins for Capricorn Caves and Fun Over Fifty!

Congratulations to our Capricorn Caves team for wining SILVER for Tourist Attraction category and to Fun Over Fifty for winning GOLD for Eco-Tourism at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards last Friday night in Launceston, Tasmania! We are so proud of… Read more »

Queensland coal mining futures

From a regional Queensland perspective, recent announcements by the Qld State Treasurer re future mining jobs within the Coal Industry and the requirement to implement a strategy to “retrain coal workers” require clarification particularly as it relates to a) what… Read more »

Local businesses compete for National Tourism Awards!

Empire Apartment Hotel (Deluxe Accommodation), Capricorn Caves (Tourist Attraction) and Fun Over Fifty (Eco-Tourism) tour company are all in the running to win Gold at the National Tourism Awards this Friday night in Tasmania! The Ultimate Guide to Driving the… Read more »

Volunteers receive Gold Class treatment!

Thanks to the incredible generosity of Fun Over Fifty, our wonderful volunteers from the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre this week have been treated to a three day familiarisation of the Discovery Coast (Agnes Water/Town of 1770). Fun Over Fifty… Read more »

Major Project Contractors Collaborate

Last Friday, Capricorn Enterprise hosted seven (7) Major Contractors responsible for delivering $3.5 Billion worth of Major Projects. Participants shared project information which provided a greater understanding of all Projects, their critical timelines, scope of works, key milestone indicators, supply… Read more »

4th Brando campaign shot in destination

In the middle of Rocky’s summer, could you imagine wearing a three piece suit and woollen overcoat for 8 hours? Around the Corner Creative were at it again shooting the Brando Winter 2019 campaign, this time collaborating with local agency… Read more »

Tourism Australia Industry Relations Manager, Dominic Mehling visiting destination this week

Tourism Australia’s Dominic Mehling, Industry Relations Manager – ACT, NSW, NT, QLD | Corporate Affairs, Government and Industry is visiting our destination for four days to familiarize himself with key products – he has never been previously to our Capricorn… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Trade Workshop

Thirty tourism operators across the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination headed to the Town of 1770/Agnes Water on Monday 18th February to learn about tourism trade distribution with our very talented Amanda Kruse from Success Matrix.  This training is thanks… Read more »