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New wind farm brings CQ jobs in 2021

Construction starts next year on a billion-dollar Central Queensland wind farm, creating 350 jobs, thanks to a sales deal with one of Queensland’s publicly owned generators. Partners Lacour Energy and Goldwind will build the 450 MW Clarke Creek wind farm… Read more »

Qantas update – exciting changes for Rocky

Effective 31 August until 24 October, Qantas will upgrade twelve (12) return peak services between Brisbane and Rockhampton to a Boeing 717 dual class 110 seat jet aircraft (12 business & 98 economy).   This will provide an additional 36 seats at… Read more »

State-Wide Network Group advocates to keep opportunity in our regions

Capricorn Enterprise strongly advocates for “local content” and as a proactive Member of the Queensland Local Content Leaders Network (QLCLN) we support the Network’s recommendations on the subject “what is local” which follows approximately eighteen months of independent research on… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Resort Project update

The Great Keppel Island Resort Project has received a plethora of media attention over the years, this week taking another twist, with the State Government and Queensland owned and based Altum Property Group both distributing media releases yesterday, leading to… Read more »

$20M Keppel Bay Convention Centre on track

Despite the hardship created across the region during COVID-19, the Keppel Bay Convention Centre remains all systems go. Set to attract large, corporate and sporting events and provide considerable diversification to the local business economy and tourism sector, the Convention… Read more »

Hot dog! Pollies get a taste of Keppel

Queensland’s politicians got a taste of Keppel Brand this week when the pseudo-Ekka celebrations made a visit to Parliament House. The Member for Keppel and Assistant Education Minister Brittany Lauga said Keppel Brand’s Dagwood Dogs were on sale at the… Read more »

The Very Hungry Nomads, Rach & Marty, are hungry to discover the Capricorn region

Rach and Marty have been travelling around the world for the past 15 years visiting 186/195 countries! Now their travels see them venture off on a road journey in our very own backyard. This is the first time Rach and… Read more »

Rookwood Weir Construction Announcement

Capricorn Enterprise was pleased to be involved with the Official Announcement by the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy The Hon Dr Anthony Lynham on the successful contractors to build Rookwood Weir – McCosker Contractors/Lend Lease JV. Federal and… Read more »

Hit the road on a Capricorn getaway

Thanks to the Urban List and Tourism and Events Queensland, the Capricorn Region is once again up in lights featuring all the very best things to eat, drink, see and do. The article, compiled by Cayleh Ferguson, showcases popular locations… Read more »

Koorana bids farewell to star attraction

36 years ago, a new resident joined John Lever and the landscape of Koorana Crocodile Farm. With a gentle temperament (for a croc that is), Buka would spend his days basking in an irrigation hole on a cane property near… Read more »