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More than 100,000 Bonza customers embrace direct flights to/from Rockhampton

More than 100,000 customers have flown in and out of Rockhampton with Bonza as the low-cost carrier continues its mission to connect more Australians to their big backyard than ever before. For mum of four Tammy Dagan, Bonza’s arrival in Rocky has… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Tourism Trade Missions

The Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) has been on the world stage with the tourism industry attending a number of trade missions to grow destination awareness and visitation in key international target markets. The SGBR partnership spans the Capricorn, Gladstone… Read more »

Queensland’s Tourism Regions meet at Tourism & Events Qld ‘Mega’ Business Planning Week

Last week, Queensland’s 13 Regional Tourism Organisations (RTOs) met with Tourism and Events Queensland executives as part of their Knowledge Exchange business planning week for the forthcoming year and beyond.  TEQ Chair Grant Hunt and TEQ CEO Patricia O’Callaghan welcomed… Read more »

Discover the vibrancy of the Capricorn Coast this weekend on My Way

Known for spreading cheer and colourful flare across our Capricorn Coast destination, experienced muralist Bill Gannon from Out There Co. is set to feature on My Way this Sunday 17th March from 5.30pm. With clever artistry prominently displayed in carparks,… Read more »

Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard: The Salty Lime Co

Local Wedding Venue and Farm Stay, The Salty Lime Co, has completed the Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard and their case study has been published in the ECO Tourism blog. Read more about how the Scorecard also improved their understanding of… Read more »

New Rockhampton Mental Health Inpatient Unit

ADCO are currently tendering for the new Rockhampton Mental Health Inpatient Unit, and are reaching out to any local trades who: A small brief of the Scope of Works below: Central Queensland Health Capital Works program is progressing planning works… Read more »

Plastic Free CQ: We want your cups

Plastic Free CQ, Lure Living and Beef Australia are working together to eliminate single-use at this event. They are trialling a reusable cup system at Lure Living’s coffee van on-site at Beef Week from 6 am to 9 am, capturing… Read more »

Welcome Gerard Coggan to the role of Coordinator-General, Dept State Development and Infrastructure

Capricorn Enterprise welcome Gerard Coggan to the role of Coordinator-General in the Department of State Development and Infrastructure. Gerard was appointed the Coordinator-General following an extensive recruitment process at the end of last year and has now been operating in… Read more »

Small Business growth across the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region

The data is clear, business numbers across the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region are growing. As at 30 June 2023, there were 8,900 businesses registered in the region*, an increase of 241 businesses (2.8%) from the previous financial year and… Read more »

Capricorn Coast a step closer to achieving ECO Destination Accreditation!

After a two year journey, Livingstone (Capricorn Coast) Shire Council and Capricorn Enterprise welcomed independent auditors to review the Capricorn Coast ECO Destination application. The independent auditor appointed by Ecotourism Australia conducted an onsite audit over three days, meeting with… Read more »