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Tourism Experience Development Fund launched

On 28 June 2022, the Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement, officially launched the new $15M Tourism Experience Development Fund. The new Fund is… Read more »

Expression of Interest for The Station Development tenancy and development options

Livingstone Shire Council has released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for tenancy and development options for The Station (Council owned site) in James Street Yeppoon.  The EOI opened on Friday 24th June and closes on Friday 15 July 2022.  Council’s… Read more »

State Budget 22/23 – Mount Morgan the big winner in Central Queensland

$40.4 million over three years to construct a drinking water pipeline from Gracemere to Mt Morgan, as well as necessary water infrastructure upgrades in Gracemere, is the big winner in CQ from the State budget announced yesterday. A number of… Read more »

Volunteers familiarise with the breathtaking beauty of Byfield

Recently, volunteers from the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre in Yeppoon joined their supervisor, Sarah, on a day trip to Byfield to familiarise themselves with the location in order to share their knowledge with visitors. The team spent some time… Read more »

Towards 2032 – Action Plan for Tourism Recovery

Released yesterday alongside the State Budget 22/23 was the Tourism Industry Reference Panel’s Final Action Plan (PDF, 11.8 MB) , after a year in the making, which outlines key recommendations for the next decade, aligning with Queensland hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic… Read more »

Coastal farm bursting with unique taste sensation

They have been held in high regard by Indigenous peoples for medicinal purposes for centuries, and now, this unique fruit bursting with flavour and character, is making itself known on the menus of many restaurants right here on the Capricorn… Read more »

National brand embarks on Capricorn Coast

The hallmark of Australian holiday accommodation, Dreamtime Resorts have made their first foray in Central Queensland, with the recent purchase of three key Capricorn Coast properties – Salt Apartments, Echelon Apartments, and Beaches on Lammermoor. Adding to a unique collection… Read more »

From Bondi to barrels, Dr Chris Brown visits Yeppoon Lagoon and Surf Lakes Yeppoon

Last week, Capricorn Enterprise in partnership with Surf Lakes Yeppoon hosted Australia’s popular veterinarian, author and television presenter, Dr Chris Brown, who spent time soaking up the rays at Yeppoon Lagoon before hitting the waves at Surf Lakes Yeppoon to… Read more »

Livingstone Shire Council and Rockhampton Regional Council – External Boundary Review – key reports, links and dates

The Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ) summarises this issue in one page with links to all reports – The Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) Conclusion: Based on the financials information provided by LSC and RRC, the proposed transfer of the three… Read more »

QTIC’s Top Tourism Towns for 2022 announced

More than 90 guests attended an exclusive event hosted by Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport – Stirling Hinchliffe Monday 13th June at the ‘tower of power’ government chambers in Brisbane to celebrate the exciting announcement of the 2022 Top… Read more »