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Craig Simpson, Project Director, Laing O’Rourke Australia

As part of the 2019 Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum, we were privileged to welcome Craig Simpson, Project Director from Laing O’Rourke Australia. Craig has more than 20 years of construction industry experience. He is a highly experienced manager with… Read more »

Chris Birrer, First Assistant Secretary-Infrastructure, Department of Defence

As part of the 2019 Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum, we were privileged to welcome Chris Birrer, First Assistant Secretary-Infrastructure from the Department of Defence. Chris Birrer has been the First Assistant Secretary Infrastructure in the Department of Defence since… Read more »

Robert Sobyra, Director of Evidence, Data & Innovation, Construction Skills Queensland

As part of the 2019 Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum, we were privileged to welcome Robert Sobyra, Director of Evidence, Data & Innovation from Construction Skills Queensland. Robert Sobyra is the Director of Evidence, Data and Innovation with Construction Skills… Read more »

Lucas Dow, Chief Executive Officer, ADANI Mining Australia

As part of the 2019 Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum, we were privileged to welcome Lucas Dow, Chief Executive Officer from ADANI Mining. Lucas joined ADANI in April 2018 and is responsible for the strategic direction and all activities associated… Read more »

Peter Donaghy, Director for Coal, Coal Assessment Hub, Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy

As part of the 2019 Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum, we were privileged to welcome Peter Donaghy, Director for Coal, Coal Assessment Hub from the Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy. Peter leads a highly dedicated team responsible for… Read more »

Collaborative project to promote our region

Capricornia Correctional Centre in collaboration with five other state government departments (listed below), CQUniversity, Capricorn Enterprise and Mad Dog Productions have created a place based recruitment video about working and living in the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton Region. Capricornia Correctional… Read more »

Local Artist featured in landmark Chinese Celebration

Capricorn Coast artist Lyn Diefenbach is one of 5 invited international artists currently presenting and demonstrating at China’s Centenary of Pastel celebration in Suzhou.  Keeping it local, Lyn has chosen the Bombax flowers on Moores Creek Road in Rockhampton as… Read more »

Our patch of paradise up in lights

With its sunny climate, breathtaking scenery and booming economy, Central Queensland’s Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast region offers an enviable lifestyle… This is the evoking first line teaser of a four-page feature published in the UK’s only magazine dedicated to living,… Read more »

2019 QICA Conference in Bowen a great success

Last week Kathi and Leanne, the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre (VIC) supervisors, attended the QICA (Queensland Information Centre Assoc) conference held in Bowen with 65 delegates from across the state. Over the very productive two full days, Kathi and… Read more »

Reef Teach wowed by Keppel Reefs!

Gareth Phillips, Director & Marine Biologist for Reef Teach (based in Cairns but Qld focused), and a Master Reef Guide is the official Tourism & Events Queensland Great Barrier Reef representative on Queensland on Tour Europe/UK later this year.  Qld… Read more »