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Central Highlands tourism initiatives

Two exciting initiatives to turbo charge tourism and events growth in the Central Highlands will launch at an industry event next week. The Tourism and Events Forum will be presented by the Central Highlands Development Corporation (CHDC) in Emerald on… Read more »

SWBTA Remediation Project – Tenders Open

The Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd and FK Gardner & Sons Pty Ltd Joint Venture have been appointed by the Department of Defence as the Managing Contractor (Planning Phase) for the above project. Subject to Parliamentary Approval, construction of the… Read more »

Rookwood Weir Project – Associated Infrastructure – Riverslea Bridge

The Queensland Government has nominated Sunwater as the Construction Authority, Operator and Water Marketer for the Rookwood Weir Project (the Project) and has authorised commencement of procurement activity pursuant to the appointment by Sunwater of suitably qualified project delivery partners…. Read more »

Be Part of the Best of Queensland Experiences

All Queensland operators with a live, up-to-date listing on the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) by Sunday, 1st December 2019 will receive a FREE, individual, in-depth report providing valuable insights into consumer perceptions and reviews on their experience. We’ve created… Read more »

Ash Workshop to Advance Coal Combustible Products

In association with the Ash Development Association of Australia, Capricorn Enterprise hosted a very successful “Ash Workshop” on Thursday November 14 to advance the use of coal ash across multiple projects including civil construction, defence training area development, water and… Read more »

Inaugural Indigenous Tourism Forum

Fifty people gathered on Monday at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre for our inaugural CQ Indigenous Tourism Forum, thanks to collaboration between Capricorn Enterprise, The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDMIP), the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP), Tourism… Read more »

Capricorn Industry Group – Networking Lunch

With the end of year fast approaching Members, Regional Industry Representatives, Major Project Leaders and Associated Groups are Invited to our Industry Networking Lunch on Friday December 6th to enjoy the best of networking plus fine food and refreshments at… Read more »

Emu Park Comes Up Trumps as Street Art Destination

The Capricorn Coast will be the ultimate winner from two Emu Park public art works taking home gold from the inaugural Australian Street Art Awards. Announced at a gala dinner on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast this week, the two works are… Read more »

Feeling Good in the Capricorn Region

Over the past weeks, The Feel Good Family social media storytellers comprising Paul, Katie and Jasper have been blown away by our destination as they adventured in their caravan across Carnarvon Gorge, Lake Maraboon, Sapphire Gemfields, Rockhampton, Capricorn Caves, Capricorn… Read more »

Shovels hit the ground on the Capricorn Highway Duplication

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction on the $74.99 million Capricorn Highway duplication between Rockhampton and Gracemere in Central Queensland. The project is part of the Northern Australia Roads Program which supports the movement… Read more »