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Capricorn Coast street art comes to life in new art trail featuring augmented reality

Immerse yourself in the Capricorn Coast’s many amazing street art murals and watch them come to life, as part of an exciting new art trail featuring augmented reality. Keep a lookout for QR codes near the existing murals from Yeppoon… Read more »

Networking with Capricorn Enterprise

Updated 25th July 2022 Capricorn Enterprise hosts a variety of member events throughout the year. These events are a great platform for members to become directly involved in key discussions impacting the future of the region. Economic Development functions Capricorn… Read more »

Plastic Free Places hits 11 million pieces of Single Use Plastics Removed

In the five years since its inception, the Plastic Free Places (PFP) program, run by the Boomerang Alliance, has eliminated, or removed over 11 million single use takeaway plastic items from use. That includes plastic straws, cutlery, coffee cups, lids,… Read more »

Unemployment rates falling across the region

Advertise your vacancies on the Work in Central Queensland platform As unemployment across the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region dropped to 5.1% in December 2021, a rate not seen in more than 10 years, finding the right employee for your… Read more »

Swim Around Keppel Returns July 2022 – Family fun on the Capricorn Coast

One of Australia’s longest swimming marathons is back for another splash in 2022, as Swim Around Keppel (SAK) returns to our Keppel Bay waters on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July. This one-of-a-kind event will see swimmers from all around… Read more »

Poinciana on point with new upgrades

Poinciana Tourist Park, centrally located in Cooee Bay, Yeppoon, has long been an ideal stop for big rigs, caravans, campervans, tents, and those seeking basic cabin accommodation. But since changing hands in 2021, the Park has undergone significant changes, taking… Read more »

A new partnership to promote, present and protect our natural assets

Nature and tourism go hand in hand. Our international and domestic visitors are increasingly seeking wide open spaces and experiences that bring them closer to the natural environment. From our savannahs to our rainforests and Great Barrier Reef, the importance of… Read more »

Regional Economic Update

Learn and Connect Lunch Scheduled as a business luncheon on 29th of April, our Regional Economic Update features Regional Development Australia Central and Western Queensland’s Strategic Regional Plan, along with the opportunity to engage with Windlab following Dr Andrew Forrest’s… Read more »

Federal Budget 2022-23

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said the Coalition Government’s plan for a stronger future provides cost of living relief, creates more jobs, guarantees the essential services and kee­ps Australians safe, including in Capricornia. As part of the Budget 2022‑23,… Read more »

QTIC Summary of the 2022-23 Federal Budget

Workforce and skills support Measures to improve workforce shortages and skills training With unemployment so low and businesses grappling with a tight labour market, the federal government has introduced a new $2.8 billion investment to support apprenticeships. New apprentices in priority… Read more »