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New CQ TAFE Centre of Excellence needed for regional recovery and growth

The Rockhampton region cannot be expected to keep up with competing Queensland regions, nor mount a sustainable post-COVID economic recovery without sophisticated vocational and trades training facilities. That is the message coming from Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll, who today… Read more »

The Feel Good Family share their Top 10 Capricorn Region’s must do experiences

With Queensland Good To Go, Paul, Katie & Jasper are The Feel Good Family and they have just enjoyed their second visit to the spectacular Capricorn Region. Having fallen in love with this part of Queensland they wanted to share… Read more »

Outcome.Life Placements – host an engineering intern in your organisation

Capricorn Enterprise have partnered with InternMatch to provide you access to quality students and graduates who are ready to support your business. InternMatch work with enthusiastic students and graduates who are looking for exposure to real-life business environments where they can put… Read more »

Major Projects Forum set to launch for 2020

Major Regional Projects worth more than $4.6 billion will be the focus at the 2020 Major Projects Forum, hosted by Capricorn Enterprise on Thursday 29th October. Taking place at Frenchville Sports Club in Rockhampton, the normally 220-strong event will be… Read more »

Electric vehicle charging information session for local businesses

In a bid to further enhance the region’s tourism offering, Capricorn Enterprise is convening a meeting for local business operators that will provide information about the benefits and practicalities of providing electric vehicle charging for guests. With a strong focus… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise welcomes announcement of $23 million for Rocky Stadium

Capricorn Enterprise welcomed the Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry’s announcement of $23 million to advance the Rockhampton Stadium at Victoria Park within the Rocky Sports Club space. Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll extended her thanks to former CQ NRL Bid… Read more »

A celebrity point of Vue

The team at Vue Wine Bar and Restaurant in Yeppoon were thrilled to rub shoulders with celebrity chef, Alastair McLeod last week, as he shared his skills and passion with our local chefs. From beer battered king prawns, twice cooked… Read more »

Shoalwater Bay Jobs Hub kickstarts Capricorn Enterprise’s Work in Central Queensland platform

Increased connection and identification of the labour market, together with a diverse and large region boasting a range of employment opportunities has led to the development of Capricorn Enterprise’s ‘Work in Central Queensland’ portal. The industry platform, which was identified… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise supports Rocky Sports Club future development plans

With stadiums increasingly becoming ‘community assets’, contributing to the local area’s long-term economic and social structure, Capricorn Enterprise maintains its strong support of Rocky Sports Club as a proposed future venue for Rockhampton’s stadium.   Following a federally-funded ($250,000) feasibility… Read more »

Today Show takes a trip to the Capricorn Coast (Yeppoon, Byfield, Great Keppel Island) as they explore the Queensland coastline

Tim Davies from Channel 9’s Today Show has been soaking up the sub-tropical rays this week with live crosses from Capricorn Coast going to air from 5.30am, Wednesday to Friday. Kicking off on Wednesday at the ‘larger than life’ Yeppoon… Read more »