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Vote Yes for Fixed Four Year Terms

Townsville Enterprise, Advance Cairns and Capricorn Enterprise are calling on North Queensland communities to support fixed four year terms for State Government at the Referendum on Saturday 19 March. A fixed election date would provide a number of benefits for… Read more »

Could a Federal loan help start Great Keppel Island Resort?

Could the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) assist Tower Holdings commence construction of the Great Keppel Island Resort? “There might be a chance, only if a loan application for infrastructure like water, sewerage, energy and communications is supported by Local and… Read more »

Capricorn Caves Staff Road Trip to the Far North

Ten staff from Capricorn Caves embarked on a 3000 kilometre road trip to Tropical North Queensland and the Outback in the first week of March. Their objective was to foster professional development of tour guides, fuel their passion and build… Read more »

Top Takeaways from the Great Barrier Reef Tourism Industry Forum

Earlier this month tourism industry bodies and local providers from the Southern Great Barrier Reef region met at the Gladstone Entertainment Centre for an afternoon forum on the focus and direction of Great Barrier Reef Tourism. Tourism Australia’s $40 million… Read more »

Leader of the Opposition Meets with Local Industry Representatives

Leader of the Opposition the Hon Lawrence Springborg MP met with industry representatives from the Health, Agriculture, Tourism, Construction, Education and Business/Finance sectors this week at a Capricorn Enterprise Chairman’s Boardroom lunch in Rockhampton.  These industries and our regional Priority… Read more »

Region Receives Mass TV Coverage

Our destination will be beamed around Queensland and Australia in a number of television shows airing over the next few weeks: Farmer Wants a Wife – 24 hour ‘date’ with potential wife – Great Keppel Island Hideaway – airing next… Read more »

International Visitor Growth!

A  20% (twenty percent) growth in Visitor Expenditure ($105 Million total) and a 4% increase (137,000 total) in Visitor Numbers of International Visitors for the December 2015 quarter to the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination reflects the marketing collaboration… Read more »

Victorian Caravan Camping & Tourism Supershow on Now

Josh Dillon from Big 4 Capricorn Palms Holiday Village is currently waving the flag for the Capricorn Region at this year’s Victorian Caravan Camping & Tourism Supershow in Melbourne. We’re very grateful to have Josh manning our ‘Drive Queensland – Capricorn’ booth… Read more »

Queensland Linen Service Expands

Welcome new Gold Member, Queensland Linen Service (QLS) – from its new automated service facility in Bush Crescent Parkhurst, under the Management of Tina and John Bass, QLS is focused on expanding market share and capitalising on the investment committed… Read more »


A number of new tourism businesses have joined Capricorn Enterprise over the last couple of months and together they represent a fantastic addition to our tourism portfolio. What better way to explore the Capricorn Coast and surrounding areas than on… Read more »