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2019 Best of Queensland results released this Friday!

Tourism and Events Queensland, in partnership with Capricorn Enterprise, is proud to be distributing the official results of the 2019 Best of Queensland Experiences Program to more than 2,400 Queensland operators on Friday 5th April. The Program will guide our… Read more »

Economic benefits to safely land at Rockhampton Airport

Rockhampton Airport has received a multi-million dollar upgrade to improve access and reduce closures due to flooding. The resurfaced main runway, improved taxiways, runway shoulders and military and public transport areas will help the airport better service the community with… Read more »

Mount Archer’s new amphitheatre now complete

A stunning new amphitheatre on Mount Archer has been revealed as the latest addition to Rockhampton Regional Council’s masterplan to revive the Region’s mountaintop sanctuary. The amphitheatre has created a new space to enjoy sweeping panoramic views, and seats over 200 people on… Read more »

Griff Rhys Jones filming this Friday!

This Friday night, the Great Western Hotel will welcome popular Comedian Griff Rhys Jones who is filming a new ABC series “Griff Off the Rails: Down Under” which explores Australia through its railways. This 6 part series by Sydney-based Essential Media will… Read more »

CQ businesses reap up to $4 million in design phase of Shoalwater Bay expansion

Central Queensland businesses are already benefiting from the economic opportunities being generated by the expansion of the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area under the $2 Billion Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI). Sixteen companies from Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Gladstone and surrounds have been participating in… Read more »

Queensland Destination Events Program – Round 13 opens next week

Applications for the 13th round of destination event funding will open from Wed 27 March, closing Wed 26 June, for events held between January 2020 – January 2021. Events play a key role in fostering regional tourism and economic development and events can be… Read more »

Little Grey Box return to their “Best Australian Destination” – Yeppoon

Two of Australia’s top travel bloggers, Phoebe and Matt from Little Grey Box returned to our destination after first visiting 18 months ago. Hosted by Capricorn Enterprise, Little Grey Box are our favourite influencers, who have an audience of 60,000… Read more »

Keppel Bay Convention & Sporting Hub – help turn a vision into reality

Keppel Bay Sailing Club a not-for-profit community club has a vision for the future which focuses on bringing more jobs, a stronger economy and increased tourism to the Capricorn Coast with the proposed Keppel Bay Convention & Sporting Hub.  The proposed development… Read more »

Step Outside with Paul Burt!

Popular 7 Network Australia Coastal Expert and Weather Presenter Paul Burt has launched his new fishing show “Step Outside with Paul Burt” and our destination is featured this Sunday 17th March at 3pm on 7mate (TV number 73). We hosted Paul… Read more »

Major upgrade for Stanage Bay boat ramp

Capricorn Coast boaties will reel in delight with a planned $2.1 million upgrade to the Stanage Bay boat ramp.  Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said work is due to commence following the Easter school holidays, and is scheduled… Read more »