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Welcome to our new Members in July

As we enter a new financial year, we sincerely thank all Members for your continued partnership with Capricorn Enterprise. We also welcome the following New Members during July 2019: Small Business Supporter: Coral Inn Boutique Hotel Bluewater Property Trust Great… Read more »

It’s time to end the hunger games – Our system is too hard on apprentices who are left to sink or swim

Vice-chancellor of CQUniversity, Professor Nick Klomp, has reviewed the  post-schooling system that divides school leavers into those who chose university and those who choose an apprenticeship and he has found a wall of inequality built into the system. Read on… Read more »

Business travel on the rise as billion dollar projects kick-off in the region!

Our thriving resources and mining sector along with strong education and health industries are reflecting consistent growth in domestic visitation across the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination with 711,000 business travelers (up 23.6%) touching down and spending time in… Read more »

Awards season is here!

Capricorn’s finest operators compete at this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards Top honours are up for grabs as some of Capricorn’s finest operators compete for gold at this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards, hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC). Seasoned… Read more »

2018-19 VISUAL MEDIA SNAPSHOT – Promoting our Destination!

Capricorn Enterprise commissioned a number of bloggers and influencers throughout the 2018/19 financial year, as well as a number of Television shows, working in partnership with our local tourism industry. Tourism and Events Queensland also produced a number of blogs… Read more »

Science, local knowledge and natural beauty on the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Our beautiful Southern Great Barrier Reef is part of a larger family of 2,900 coral masterpieces with reef that stretches 2,300 kilometres along the Queensland coast, covering an entire area of 344,400 square kilometres. This section of a wondrous, interconnected,… Read more »

Meet the Capricorn Coast’s latest celebrity!

With a face luminously ‘out there’ on the Visitor Information Centre at Ross Creek roundabout, affectionately named Robin the Reef Roamer is set and ready to dazzle travellers the moment they arrive in town. Inspired by our colourful and mighty… Read more »

‘Nature’s Gentleman’ is ready to take the stage at Country on Keppel

His successful career has spanned over 30 years, and now acclaimed ARIA Award winner, James Blundell is ‘Riding into Town’ to bring the bush to the beach at the inaugural Country on Keppel spectacular. From ‘Way out West’ to our… Read more »

Great Barrier Reef

The UNESCO World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area is Australia’s largest and most valuable natural asset with one of the world’s most unique collections of biodiversity. It is recognised internationally as one of the seven natural wonders… Read more »

Chase away the winter blue this school holidays

Looking for something to do that everyone will enjoy? Here are some cool ideas to warm up your school holiday fun. Warm up your weekends with a swag of fun events that’ll get your heart pumping or your feet tapping. … Read more »