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Volunteers visit the teahouse causing a ‘stir’ in Yeppoon

Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre volunteers found cosy winter comfort at Stir & Stitch in Yeppoon when they dropped by recently to enjoy a warm coffee and delicious bakes as part of their latest famil. Yeppoon’s only teahouse, and a… Read more »

Community hubs backed by Stanwell Power Station

For centuries, community halls have been important social hubs for residents to meet, host events, and develop a sense of place and connection, within their local neighbourhood. These adaptive multi-functional spaces, whose four walls are often bursting with the township’s… Read more »

Tourism operators converge and converse at Capricorn Conversations

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Tourism Australia (TA) representatives joined over 30 tourism operators early this week at Salt Yeppoon for the annual Capricorn Conversations with Industry workshop. The workshop was an opportunity to hear directly from Queensland Government’s… Read more »

Tourism and Hospitality Jobs in the Capricorn Region

The Work in Paradise Queensland Tourism and Hospitality Jobs website is still live and promoting tourism job opportunities across Queensland. The Queensland Tourism and Hospitality Jobs site is a terrific resource widely used with more than 3300 people registered to… Read more »

Teens to 25’s Careers, Training and Employment Hub

John Fitzgerald, the Job Seeker Officer for the Back to Work program in Central Queensland/Fitzroy Region, is based in Rockhampton and services from Miriam Vale/Agnes Water in the south to St Lawrence in the north and out to the Queensland/Northern… Read more »

Rockhampton railyards rejuvenation – Expression of Interest and industry briefing

The Queensland Government recently purchased the Rockhampton railyards with the intention of returning rail manufacturing to Rockhampton. They are now planning the best use of the site. Expressions of Interest are sought from suitably capable manufacturing businesses—or those growing their… Read more »

Step back to the 1920’s at CQUniversity Village Festival opening night

The CQUniversity Village Festival is opening with a flapping good time on Friday 5th August as the Speakeasy Prohibition Party kicks off Central Queensland’s premier music, arts and culture celebration. Now in it’s 19th year, the CQUniversity Village Festival is… Read more »

Travel writer Finding Alexx adds Byfield to her bucket list

Capricorn Enterprise recently commissioned travel writer and influencer, Alexx to spend some time basking in the beauty of Byfield. Adding our magical local hidden gem to her 2.5 months of exploration across Australia, the solo Kiwi traveller was blown away… Read more »

Rockhampton Ring Road: Engagement of contractors

Capricorn Enterprise together with local business and Industry professionals attended an information briefing at the Frenchville Sports Club on the $1.065 billion Rockhampton Ring Road project in late June. The engagement of contractors for each work package was announced with… Read more »

Discover ‘what’s on’ along the Tropic of Capricorn – Upcoming events

The next two months across our destination are filled with spectacular sporting events and fabulous festivals to get your engine running, heart racing and soul singing. And with a sub-tropical climate creating perfect winter days to get outdoors, these unique… Read more »