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Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program”

Twenty eight businesses from Rockhampton and Yeppoon are currently participating in the Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program” [EGP] which commenced last Thursday with a full day Boot Camp. This is the second Economic Gardening Program hosted by Capricorn Enterprise… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Visitation Continues to Grow!

The Southern Great Barrier Reef destination (Capricorn, Gladstone (CQ) and Bundaberg regions) to the year ending December 2015, has been ranked the number 5 region in Queensland and number 14 region in Australia for domestic visitor nights! This equates to… Read more »

GREAT KEPPEL ISLAND – first GINGER PRIDE photo shoot in Australia!

Capricorn Enterprise is calling on all Central Queensland Red Heads, aka ‘Gingers’ and ‘Rangas’ to be part of a photo shoot on Great Keppel Island on the Southern Great Barrier Reef on Sunday 24th April 2016. Freedom Fastcats are proudly… Read more »

Boutique Gaming License for Great Keppel Island Resort Hotly Debated

Last night in State Parliament, the Opposition (LNP) moved a motion urging the Palaszczuk Labor Government to develop an offshore boutique casino gaming licence policy to encourage investment in job creating developments such as that proposed for Great Keppel Island…. Read more »

Extensive Interest in High Growth Business Program

Twenty eight independent businesses from Rockhampton and Yeppoon have registered to participate in the Capricorn Enterprise “Economic Gardening High Growth Business Program” [EGP] which is due to commence with a full day Boot Camp this Thursday. The inaugural program that… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Launches New Facebook Campaign

Capricorn Enterprise launched a new digital Facebook campaign at 3pm Wednesday 9th March 2016 kicking off a three week pre-Easter promotion, showcasing three major precincts of Great Keppel Island, Yeppoon and Rockhampton in thirty second showreels.  We will run a… Read more »

Vote Yes for Fixed Four Year Terms

Townsville Enterprise, Advance Cairns and Capricorn Enterprise are calling on North Queensland communities to support fixed four year terms for State Government at the Referendum on Saturday 19 March. A fixed election date would provide a number of benefits for… Read more »

Could a Federal loan help start Great Keppel Island Resort?

Could the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) assist Tower Holdings commence construction of the Great Keppel Island Resort? “There might be a chance, only if a loan application for infrastructure like water, sewerage, energy and communications is supported by Local and… Read more »

Capricorn Caves Staff Road Trip to the Far North

Ten staff from Capricorn Caves embarked on a 3000 kilometre road trip to Tropical North Queensland and the Outback in the first week of March. Their objective was to foster professional development of tour guides, fuel their passion and build… Read more »

Top Takeaways from the Great Barrier Reef Tourism Industry Forum

Earlier this month tourism industry bodies and local providers from the Southern Great Barrier Reef region met at the Gladstone Entertainment Centre for an afternoon forum on the focus and direction of Great Barrier Reef Tourism. Tourism Australia’s $40 million… Read more »