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Unlocking the charm of the Capricorn Coast region: Introducing the 2024/25 Visitor and Lifestyle Guide

Capricorn Enterprise is pleased to announce the release of the 2024/25 Visitor and Lifestyle Guide for the Capricorn Coast region. Encompassing the picturesque and adventure filled locales of Yeppoon, Rockhampton, and the townships within, this comprehensive guide is set to… Read more »

Rockhampton District Secondary Schools Skills, Training and Pathways Forum

Capricorn Enterprise was invited to present at the Rockhampton District Secondary Schools Skills, Training and Pathways Forum on 15 March at St Ursula’s College. The Forum brought together teaching staff from across the region to hear about future trends in… Read more »

Fossil fuels to figure in QLD’s future for decades to come

Adept Economics’ Gene Tunny has shared an article on the Queensland Economy Watch website. He says that ‘despite the Queensland Government promoting the so-called Clean Economy, our state Treasury is still highly dependent on coal royalties, and the prosperity of… Read more »

Beach, Boots and Beats delivers stellar line-up for an afternoon of live outdoor entertainment!

Lace up your dancing boots, throw down your picnic blanket and buckle up for an evening full of fantastic live country music and entertainment for the first Beach, Boots and Beats event! Council is thrilled to present this exciting event… Read more »

Closing soon – Training and accreditation funding!

Boost your tourism venture with the Tourism Business Capability Subsidy – a $2 million Queensland Government initiative to elevate your business and create unforgettable experiences for your visitors. Eligible for sole traders, micro, small, and medium-sized tourism and events businesses…. Read more »

Capricorn Coast and Southern Great Barrier Reef shine bright at Australian Tourism Awards

Australia’s best of the best in tourism gathered last Friday night in Darwin for the 2023 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards. Over 180 leading tourism operators, including 21 Queensland businesses who took home gold at the 2023 Queensland Tourism Awards, vied… Read more »

Regional Tourism Forum shines a light on Australia’s incredible appeal for visitors

More than 100 representatives from Australia’s Regional Tourism Organisations met last week at Tourism Australia’s (TA) Annual RTO forum held in Sydney. TA provided updates on its Research/Strategy, Distribution, Sustainability, Partnering with Culture and presented trends in global Social Media…. Read more »

Something for every age in Easter on the Capricorn Coast activity guide!

Livingstone Shire Council is delighted to announce the much-anticipated Easter on the Capricorn Coast 2024 program, thoughtfully planned to engage the hearts and minds of our vibrant youth community. Proudly presented and facilitated by Council in collaboration with several local… Read more »

A bright future ahead following Destination Australia Conference

A record 1,000 people (800 in person and more on-line) attended this year’s Destination Australia conference hosted by Tourism Australia in Sydney. Emcee Karl Stefanovic introduced TA’s CEO Pip Harrison whose topic was “The Next Chapter for Sustainable Growth”.  Speakers… Read more »

Capricorn Coast region monopolises Australian Idol 2024

Our local strapping ‘Big Camel’ farmer, Trent and country sweetheart, Denvah continue to make the Capricorn Coast region proud, securing a spot in the Top 6 of Channel 7’s popular music show Australian Idol. Singing their hearts out each week… Read more »