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Destination Q and Conversations with Industry – Capricorn

Tourism and Events Queensland, in partnership with Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games (DTESB) and Capricorn Enterprise, invite you to attend a Destination Q and TEQ Conversations with Industry Workshop at Salt Yeppoon on Tuesday 3 May… Read more »

Skal International Capricornia takes out platinum club award at National Assembly in Hobart

“Winning the award over Melbourne, Sydney and other major Australian cities was overwhelming and truly is a tribute to our club members,  their vitality and endeavour,” reported Denis Cox, President of Skal Capricornia. The immediate past President of Skal Internationa… Read more »


If booking out your own private island for you and 33 of your closest family and friends, and hiring a private chef is your idea of local luxury, then look no further than Pumpkin Island on the Southern Great Barrier… Read more »

Massive Public Relations Coverage

The Queensland Weekender Great Barrier Reef one hour special goes to air on Easter Sunday at 8pm on Channel 7 – watch for inclusion on the Southern Great Barrier Reef! Travel Writers, TV media and trade partners are visiting our destination… Read more »

Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program”

Twenty eight businesses from Rockhampton and Yeppoon are currently participating in the Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program” [EGP] which commenced last Thursday with a full day Boot Camp. This is the second Economic Gardening Program hosted by Capricorn Enterprise… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Visitation Continues to Grow!

The Southern Great Barrier Reef destination (Capricorn, Gladstone (CQ) and Bundaberg regions) to the year ending December 2015, has been ranked the number 5 region in Queensland and number 14 region in Australia for domestic visitor nights! This equates to… Read more »

GREAT KEPPEL ISLAND – first GINGER PRIDE photo shoot in Australia!

Capricorn Enterprise is calling on all Central Queensland Red Heads, aka ‘Gingers’ and ‘Rangas’ to be part of a photo shoot on Great Keppel Island on the Southern Great Barrier Reef on Sunday 24th April 2016. Freedom Fastcats are proudly… Read more »

Boutique Gaming License for Great Keppel Island Resort Hotly Debated

Last night in State Parliament, the Opposition (LNP) moved a motion urging the Palaszczuk Labor Government to develop an offshore boutique casino gaming licence policy to encourage investment in job creating developments such as that proposed for Great Keppel Island…. Read more »

Extensive Interest in High Growth Business Program

Twenty eight independent businesses from Rockhampton and Yeppoon have registered to participate in the Capricorn Enterprise “Economic Gardening High Growth Business Program” [EGP] which is due to commence with a full day Boot Camp this Thursday. The inaugural program that… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Launches New Facebook Campaign

Capricorn Enterprise launched a new digital Facebook campaign at 3pm Wednesday 9th March 2016 kicking off a three week pre-Easter promotion, showcasing three major precincts of Great Keppel Island, Yeppoon and Rockhampton in thirty second showreels.  We will run a… Read more »