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Jam packed calendars in 2020

Capricorn Enterprise provides online leisure and business event summaries for the Capricorn Region which are updated regularly. We have also developed this 2020 events summary PDF ​to print and keep as a handy reference tool to assist with planning your year. This document… Read more »

Welcome to the Year of Indigenous Tourism

The Year of Indigenous Tourism in Queensland has officially kicked off, with a range of support available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism businesses to further develop their experiences and grow their business. This includes the newly launched Indigenous Innovation and… Read more »

10,000 Lives CQ

CQHHS Ceasing smoking in Central Queensland campaign The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CQHHS) continues to provide great care for Central Queenslanders. One initiative to improve the lives of CQ residents is the #10,000LivesCQ campaign. Because tobacco is linked… Read more »

Celebrating 21 years of Freedom

We all dream of making waves on our 21st birthday, and on New Year’s Day, Keppel Bay’s Freedom Fast Cats did exactly that. One of the busiest days so far for the new decade, local day-trippers and holiday makers joined… Read more »

A Byfield favourite for 40 years

One of the Capricorn Coast’s most iconic businesses is celebrating 40 years! For four decades, Nob Creek Pottery has been producing fine traditional ceramics and exhibiting high quality craft. With three large galleries, this nationally significant craft gallery just keeps… Read more »

Event organisers have 185,000 reasons to celebrate

Key event organisers in the Capricorn Region have had an extra reason to celebrate with the announcement of the Round 14 Queensland Destination Event Program (QDEP) funding. Four (4) eligible events across, Yeppoon, Rockhampton and Sapphire Gemfields have received a… Read more »

Welcome to 2020 – our decade of development!

As we enter an exciting new decade in 2020 and beyond, Capricorn Enterprise is proud to represent the needs of business and industry across a large part of Central Queensland. Our organisation is also chartered to deliver regional economic development… Read more »

Get the inside tips with new Coast guide

Capricorn Enterprise is proud to release the new 2020 Yeppoon and the Capricorn Coast Insider’s Guide. This comprehensive booklet provides visitors and locals alike with detailed information on attractions, events, accommodation, restaurants, retail, arts, tide times, national parks and more…. Read more »

Carnarvon Gorge & Takarakka – open ALL year

With water in the creek! Sadly – there seems to be some confusion about Carnarvon Gorge, with people staying away at the moment … based on misinformation, so here are the facts: Carnarvon Gorge National Park is open all year… Read more »

New pineapple processing facility to cater for domestic and international tastes

Yeppoon and surrounding communities are set to benefit from a new pineapple processing facility being constructed in the area, with the $11,616,000 project on track for completion by June 2020. In a joint-funded project with the Australian Government, Hidden Valley… Read more »