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Department of State Development Welcomes New Regional Director

Richard Austin has been appointed as the new Regional Director for the Department of State Development covering the Fitzroy & Central West region. Richard replaces Phil Henry who retired last week to the good life on the Capricorn Coast. Richard… Read more »

Visitor Growth to Year Ending June 2015!

IVS (International Visitor Survey) data to year ending June 2015 has today revealed an increase of 11% visitor growth to the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination which includes the Capricorn region (Rockhampton, Capricorn Coast, Central Highlands) compared to the previous… Read more »

New Video Showcases Capricorn Coast

Capricorn Enterprise has created a new promotional video featuring the Capricorn Coast. The video, presented by local talent Kimberley Busteed, was created as part of our economic recovery activity post TC Marcia, to showcase the area to both potential tourism… Read more »

Gibb Group Gracemere Industry Park – Unveiling of Estate Entry Signage – The BIG G.

This week marked a further milestone for Melbourne based developers The Gibb Group in the completion of the $75Million first stage of their Gracemere Industry Park. In celebrating the Stage completion – a massive 5.4metre x 6.6metre Giant G was… Read more »

Thriving Arts, Thriving City

What’s the relationship between the Arts and the development of Rockhampton? Seven local artists, business and community leaders will lead a breakfast conversation with 100 community members on 8 September to discuss recent urban developments, Rockhampton’s waterfront and what is… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Sandstone Stories – Contestable Grant Project 2015/16

Capricorn Enterprise is proud to be a partner with Gladstone Area Promotion Development Limited (GAPDL) and Bundaberg North Burnett Tourism (BNBT), our two neighbouring Regional Tourist Organisations (RTO) in promoting the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination brand with Tourism… Read more »

Are You Holding An Event? LET US HELP!

Last weekend was a wonderful showcase of major events that took place on the Capricorn Coast and in Rockhampton – the JRT TAG Southern Great Barrier Reef Golf Classic, Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race, the inaugural Yeppoon… Read more »

A Big Weekend for Events

This weekend is set to be one of the biggest of the year, with not one but three major events taking over the Capricorn Coast. One of our most prestige events, the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race,… Read more »

CQU’s new Agricultural degree launched

Our priority project, Fitzroy Agricultural Precinct as part of “Growing Central Qld” (including the development of Eden Bann and Rookwood Weirs on the Fitzroy River to develop our agricultural industry), has seen a significant development recently with the CQUniversity, in… Read more »

$10 Million in Health Infrastructure Opened This Week

In accordance with our priority project, Health Precinct – promoting the Rockhampton/Capricorn Coast region as a major health hub, Capricorn Enterprise is collaborating with major health services providers to the region. The Health Alliance was formed with hospital and health… Read more »