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Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre welcomes a new colourful contribution

Brightening up what was once a blank wall at the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre, Capricorn Enterprise extends its gratitude to Yeppoon local, Linda Stewart, who has donated a captivating painting showcasing sailing boats sitting on popular Kemp Beach. This… Read more »

Homes for Queenslanders: 26 modular homes for CQ via Investment Fund

The Queensland Government will deliver 26 factory-built homes through its Housing Investment Fund aimed predominantly for single-parent families in Central Queensland. The 20 social and six affordable two-bedroom homes will be constructed in a factory and trucked to be installed… Read more »

Public feedback sought on updated crocodile management plan 

The Queensland Government has reviewed its crocodile management plan and has released an updated plan which includes updates to the existing crocodile management zones as well as specific information about the risks and management responses for each zone and how… Read more »

Year of Accessible Tourism – Grants to local tourism operators

The Year of Accessible Tourism (YOAT) highlights the importance of accessible tourism for all, igniting change and creating opportunities for Queensland tourism. The Department of Tourism and Sport administered $12 million in funding programs, with 13 businesses and Organisations receiving… Read more »

Two local operators share in accessibility funding

Congratulations to Capricorn Caves and Keppel Dive and Water Sports who have been successful in the Access Project Grant (as part of the $5 Million Accessible Tourism Elevate Fund released last year by the State government).  The Access Project Grant provided… Read more »

Capricorn Coast region shines as Best of Queensland’s tourism experiences named for 2024

• More than 2,000 Queensland tourism products have been named Best of Queensland Experiences (BOQE).• The number of BOQE has increased by 800 in the past five years, reflecting the tourism industry’s commitment to meeting and exceeding consumer expectations. More… Read more »

Congratulations Great Keppel Island for achieving ECO Certification

Great Keppel Island Hideaway has been successful in joining the world-leading ECO Certification by demonstrating best practice in sustainability and ecotourism! By achieving ECO Certification, GKI Hideaway has demonstrated that they are one of the exemplary operators in terms of sustainability… Read more »

Australia needs Bonza

Bonza temporarily suspended services from Tuesday 30th April to Tuesday 14th May, as the Company has entered into voluntary administration with Norton Rose Fulbright regarding the ongoing viability of the business.  Bonza CEO Tim Jordan has apologised to their customers… Read more »

Exploring the Evolution of Beef Australia Through the Wilson Family’s Journey

As Beef Australia gears up for its grand celebration in Rockhampton, Capricorn Enterprise takes a stroll down memory lane with Richard and Libbie Wilson of Keppel Bay Marina, reflecting on the evolution of Rockhampton’s renowned EXPO since its inception in… Read more »

Capricorn Coast region represented at Sydney Caravan and Camping Show

The Sydney Caravan and Camping Show, held from 16th – 21st April, welcomed close to 45,000 attendees for a week filled with all things outdoors. The Capricorn Coast region formed part of the Drive Queensland team, consisting of representatives from… Read more »