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2019 Federal Government election commitments

Capricorn Enterprise has been tracking the commitments for our region from the two major parties as part of the federal election this Saturday 18th May 2019. We’ve collated some of the major announcements – this is not an exhaustive list:… Read more »

New partnership formed: Supporting infrastructure projects and industry

Capricorn Enterprise’s recently executed Partnership with Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) will provide workforce skills support for local civil and construction contractors in the engagement of apprentices and trainees plus upskilling their work force. Who and what is CSQ? In brief,… Read more »

Rockhampton advanced manufacturer to reveal secrets of success

One of Rockhampton’s leading advanced manufacturers is set to open their doors to the public this month, giving business peers and curious minds the chance to learn about the local manufacturing innovations making a big stamp on the market. SMW… Read more »

The Gibb Group – True Regional Investors

Long term Platinum Members, The Gibb Group, can be termed as “true regional Investors” supporting the growth and confidence across a number regional centres in the nation. A review of the post below presents an overview of current and future… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef gaining overseas momentum

We are fortunate that there are so many beautiful clean, green and safe destinations in Australia for our overseas visitors to enjoy a whole range of experiences –  but it all makes for very strong competition! However, our point of… Read more »

Strong membership growth reflects confidence in region

Capricorn Enterprise business and industry membership continues to remain strong with our organisation welcoming a number of new economic development members during this financial year, including those listed below. Absolute Waste Betta Demolition and Asbestos Butler Partners (Regional) Pty Ltd… Read more »


Capricorn Enterprise is supporting National Road Safety Week 2019, being held from 6 to 12 May. CEO Mary Carroll, along with local business, sporting and political leaders, was at The Hall State School crossing yesterday (Tuesday, 7th May) morning, operating… Read more »

Diverse line up of events across the Tropic of Capricorn

From Twilight Tastings to Triathlons, and pinot to precious stones, the Capricorn region has such a diverse range of events you’ll find yourself sipping, savouring, singing, and sporting your way through this beautiful part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef…. Read more »

Keppel Bay Convention and Sporting Hub receives $20 Million commitment!

The construction of a 1000 seat Convention Centre for the Rockhampton/Capricorn Coast region was identified in 2010 as a Regional Priority Project, reiterated in our 2014-2920 Capricorn Destination Tourism Plan and is now a reality with this week’s Federal government… Read more »

Capricorn Holidays website – the single source for local events

Did you know that the Capricorn Holidays website uses comprehensive software to pull events from over 100 sources? The “What’s On” page is your guide to what’s happening in your local area – concerts, sporting events, shows, expos, exhibitions and much more…. Read more »