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Local reef enthusiasts dive into new role on the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Two local operators in Keppel Bay have been selected to ensure a world-class representation of the Reef, its values and the management in place to protect those values, following the announcement of the fourth round of Master Reef Guides. Soon… Read more »

Our region’s 2020 economic profile – latest data now available

With 2020 in full swing, Capricorn Enterprise has recently updated its Economic Profile, presenting an overview of the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton area. The profile provides up-to-date information and statistics on various economic and related indicators including demographics, employment, business… Read more »

Major Regional Projects – keeping you informed

Capricorn Enterprise is committed to keeping our members and the wider community abreast of the latest project news across the region, resulting in a recently updated, easy-to-navigate, user-friendly Major Regional Projects webpage – https://capricornenterprise.com.au/economic-development/major-regional-projects-2/. The Major Regional Projects webpage is… Read more »

Strength in partnership – Queensland Local Content Leaders Network

Maintaining a heavy focus on economic impacts of local content and maximising opportunities for regional businesses in Queensland was the key discussion of the Queensland Local Content Leaders Network (QLCLN) Meeting held in Brisbane last Friday January 31st, which was… Read more »

Tourism numbers in Capricorn & the Southern Great Barrier Reef Region continue to see positive growth!

National Visitor Survey results were released this week from Tourism Research Australia to reveal overall visitation to the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination is up by 11.8%, welcoming a whopping 2.3 million domestic visitors (2 million were from within… Read more »

2020-21 brochures hit Aus & NZ retail stores this week!

The new 2020-21 Helloworld Travel QLD Islands & Whitsundays including Southern Great Barrier Reef brochures have just been released and will be hitting AUS & NZ retail stores this week! Here is a link to the Viva Holidays branded brochure…. Read more »

Future economic prospects contribute to growing region – positive rental growth

As Central Queensland fast becomes an economic powerhouse due to the progression and commencement of $3.6 billion worth of major infrastructure projects within the region, recent data released from the Rental Tenancy Authority shows that population across Rockhampton and the… Read more »

Full ‘stream’ ahead for Rookwood Weir

Work is well underway on the four year, multi-million-dollar Rookwood Weir project, which will provide a new water storage facility on the Fitzroy River, approximately 66 kilometres south-west of Rockhampton. The project, being led by industry giant, Sunwater, is jointly… Read more »

True blue entertainment on offer across Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast

The Australia Day long weekend is just around the corner so Capricorn Enterprise is encouraging the community to check out what’s on and start making some plans. “If you’re keen to sample some true-blue Aussie tucker, hang out by the… Read more »

Tourism welcomes recovery funds!

Tourism Australia (TA) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) have been working furiously behind the scenes to not only ensure correct messaging to our international markets, but also help fund additional marketing campaigns going forward. TEQ has held regular teleconferences… Read more »