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Certified Operators Recognised at Banksia Foundation Awards

Banksia Foundation National Sustainability Awards, Australia’s most prestigious sustainability awards, saw three Certified operators named finalists. Congratulations to Wild Adventures Melbourne and Fun Over Fifty Holidays for their recognition in the Sustainable Tourism Award category and Busselton Jetty, finalist in… Read more »

Two Livingstone Shire Projects finalists in National Economic Development Awards

Livingstone Shire Council is pleased to announce that the Capricorn Coast Art Trail and Capricorn Coast Community Resource Recovery Centre have been named finalists in the National Economic Development Awards. Mayor Andrew Ireland, Portfolio Holder of Economic Development, said Council… Read more »

The 2023 Best in Business Awards needs you!

Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast’s biggest celebration is back in 2023, and with planning well and truly underway, we are calling for sponsors to put their stamp on this growing celebration of dynamic and robust local businesses and people. This… Read more »

It’s tourism gold for Fun over 50 Holidays with Queensland dominating at the Australian Tourism Awards!

One of the many Queenslanders receiving gold at the Australian Tourism Awards was Toni Brennan who commenced her business, Fun Over 50 Holidays – Immersive Tours and Adventures, in Yeppoon in 2002. Now based in Brisbane, offering tours nationally and… Read more »

Local sculptures snaps up a bronze at Australian Street Art Awards

Twenty-nine public art experiences have been recognised as the best in the country for art-loving visitors at the Australian Street Art Awards, with the Capricorn Coast’s newest sculptures taking out a bronze award in the ‘Best Landmark Sculpture’ category. Brendon… Read more »

Business champions acknowledged at Rockhampton’s night of nights

Glistening with glamour and swarming with over 240 distinguished and eager guests, Kortes Resort in Rockhampton became a hub of excitement and celebration, as Capricorn Enterprise in conjunction with the Capricornia Chamber of Commerce proudly presented the 2022 Best in… Read more »

2022 Best in Business Awards – this Saturday 26th November, Kortes Resort

Best in Business AwardsWhere: Kortes Resort Conference Centre, RockhamptonWhen: Saturday 26th NovemberTime: 6:00pm – 11:00pm With a total of 83 nominations received across 8 judged categories, along with 53 additional businesses nominated for the People’s Choice Award, the competition is… Read more »

Rockhampton and Southern Great Barrier Reef shines at 2022 Queensland Tourism Awards

The prestigious Queensland Tourism Awards, held on the Gold Coast last weekend, brought together hundreds of representatives working within the state’s diverse tourism industry in what was a celebration and reflection of the incredible operators working tirelessly to provide visitors… Read more »

The stars align for Empire Apartment Hotel and Capricorn Caves

Both Empire Apartment Hotel and Capricorn Caves have recently been placed on the Gold List for Australia’s most exclusive accommodation. The Star Ratings Gold List celebrates only those properties which hold themselves to their independent quality standards, aggregating millions of… Read more »

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN for the 2022 Best in Business Awards

Do you know a local business or enterprise who is going above and beyond to deliver consistent and outstanding service across our region? Or perhaps you operate a business that exemplified inclusion, provided equal access, and fostered experiences and resources… Read more »