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Visitor Growth to March 2015 despite TC Marcia

IVS (International Visitor Survey) data to year ending March 2015 has today revealed an increase of 16% visitor growth to the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination which includes the Capricorn region (Rockhampton, Capricorn Coast, Central Highlands) compared to the previous… Read more »

2015 JRT / Tropical Auto Group Southern Great Barrier Reef Golf Championship

Yeppoon Golf Club is in preparation mode to ensure the popular Capricorn Coast golf course is in pristine condition for the upcoming JRT / Tropical Auto Group Southern Great Barrier Reef Golf Championship. In the tournaments inaugural year, the event… Read more »

Easy To Find Beauty In Our Region

If you haven’t experienced the Pineapple Rail Trail on Braithwaite street in the town centre of Yeppoon, winter is a great time to start! This wonderful 5 kilometre trail is promoted on our Capricorn Coast street map (compliments of McDonalds,… Read more »

Rocky ticks all the boxes to host the RIRDC

CQUniversity and Capricorn Enterprise have joined forces to push for Rockhampton as the new home of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC). These regional-focused institutions have a common goal in following up on Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce’s announcement… Read more »

New lifestyle video created to entice health service professionals the Rockhampton region

Capricorn Enterprise, in partnership with members of its Health Alliance, is excited to announce the launch of a new recruitment video aimed at attracting medical staff and students to the Rockhampton Region. The video aims at promoting the lifestyle and… Read more »

State Budget Delivers for CQ

Yesterday’s Labor Palaszczuk Government State Budget delivered for two of our region’s Priority Projects. Yeppoon Foreshore Redevelopment secured $25 Million and the Rockhampton Riverfront and CBD Revitalisation secured $15 Million. Click here for a complete list of Fitzroy Region announcements and… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Launches New Corporate Website

Today the region’s peak economic development organisation launches its new completely responsive corporate website to take advantage of Google’s announcement earlier this year that they will be boosting the search ranking for mobile friendly sites. Today’s launch of follows… Read more »

1 Sleep To Go!

The inaugural Rockhampton River Festival begins tomorrow!!!  The event is designed to delight, inspire and engage – while celebrating everything that lies ‘Beneath the Surface’ of our River and the Region that has flourished because of it. It’s a festival… Read more »

Significant Upgrades for Cooberrie Park

There has been a lot happening at Cooberrie Park over the past four months as reconstruction from Cyclone Marcia is almost complete at the Yeppoon Wildlife Sanctuary. More than $550,000 worth of damage and clean-up was sustained at the local… Read more »

Tropic of Capricorn shines with new tourism signs!

Beautiful brand new imagery on brown and white tourist road signs along the Capricorn Way, which traverses the Tropic of Capricorn, is the result of a project 18 months in the making with a price tag of about $300,000. Thanks… Read more »