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Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre re-welcomes domestic explorers

Extended holidays, short breaks and day trips are well and truly back on the agenda for Australians with many people itching to get back on the road and explore their country’s vast backyard. And the proof’s in the pudding as… Read more »

The Feel Good Family are back exploring our marvellous destination

From discovering expertly crafted collections at Nob Creek Pottery to experiencing the tranquil yet vibrant lifestyle on offer at Ferns Hideaway Resort, Katie, Paul and Jasper are proud to return to the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination, sharing their family… Read more »

Korte’s Resort among the “Best of the Best”

Korte’s Resort in Rockhampton has been awarded in the 2020 Australian TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.   This makes it the third year in a row they’ve achieved this prestigious award, this year being recognised as the eighth highest rated hotel in… Read more »

Local businesses welcome vital support from Queensland Small Business Commissioner

Capricorn Enterprise was very pleased to host Queensland Small Business Commissioner, Maree Adshead this week. Ms Adshead spent quality time with a number of Capricorn Enterprise Members at Cocobrew in Rockhampton and The Strand Hotel in Yeppoon on Tuesday 4th… Read more »

Raising the bar – grant program with Bundaberg Rum

Bundaberg Rum are inviting registrations of interest from venue operators across Australia to access $11.5m of funding under the Raising the Bar to help support the hospitality industry to recover from the impacts of COVID19 and reopen their doors. This… Read more »

Launch of CQ Today – Thursday 27th August

THE countdown is on to the launch of Central Queensland’s newest newspaper on August 27.  Run by an enthusiastic local team, CQ Today is an independent weekly newspaper building a profile in the region through local news, local issues and… Read more »

Tourism and Events Queensland CEO visits Capricorn

TEQ CEO Leanne Coddington and Acting Group Executive Partnerships, Therese Phillips, visited our destination this week, with Leanne experiencing the Capricorn Caves, Pumpkin Island and Great Keppel Island for the very first time! As part of a whirlwind road trip… Read more »

Discover the best vantage point for this weekend’s Brisbane to Keppel Yacht Race

With a forecasted twenty-knot minimum behind them throughout the 348 nautical mile race, this year’s Brisbane to Keppel Yacht Race is expected to be fast and exhilarating, with records set to be broken! For the first time ever, the fleet… Read more »

Tourism excellence highlighted for Yeppoon student – Congratulations Eden Oldham!

Eden Oldham from St Ursula’s College in Yeppoon has been recognised for her dedication and excellence in tourism at the 2020 Salute to Excellence Awards, hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC). After completing selection criteria for the awards… Read more »

Watch Capricorn Caves and Pumpkin Island this weekend on Queensland Weekender

Tourism and Events as part of the Good to Go campaign has funded an hour TV special this weekend with Channel 7’s Queensland Weekender. Whether it’s immersing yourself in the diverse natural wonders across our Queensland backyard, exploring the parts… Read more »