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Business Chamber Queensland release June 2023 Pulse Report

Business operating costs and labour costs in Queensland are at record highs, new Business Chamber Queensland Pulse data shows.   Businesses are facing the combined impact of high operating costs, high labour and insurance costs, high interest rates and reduced consumer… Read more »

Exploring the Diversity of Agritourism at Livingstone Shire Agritourism Field Day

Ever been curious to learn about options to increase your revenue streams, diversify and innovate your farm business?  All farmers, producers and rural landowners in the Livingstone Shire are invited to attend the Exploring the Diversity of Agritourism Field Day to learn more… Read more »

EV chargers to entice tourists to Capricorn Coast

Article provided by very passionate local and Electric Vehicle owner, Arthur Hunt. Increasing numbers of electric cars are being registered in Australia, mostly in capital cities.  New registrations increased from 33,410 in the whole of 2022 to 50,000 by the… Read more »

Reducing costs through Carbon Footprint Measurement in tourism businesses

Measuring your carbon footprint can also help you identify areas of your operations where you can reduce costs. For example, by tracking your energy consumption, you can identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce your utility bills. Similarly, by… Read more »

Local events Spring into action this weekend

This weekend marks the start of Spring and Father’s Day, and as we bid farewell the cooler months of Winter and get ready to celebrate our main man, we have a line-up of fabulous events to keep the whole family… Read more »

Capricorn Destination on show at the Let’s Go Sunshine Coast Caravan and Lifestyle Expo

Capricorn Enterprise’s Visitor Information Centre Supervisor, Sarah Lawrence, has just finished representing the Capricorn Destination at the Let’s Go Sunshine Coast Caravan & Lifestyle Expo. The Capricorn Coast Insider’s Guide, Explore Rockhampton Guide and Central Queensland Highland’s Visitor Guide were… Read more »

World’s first totally blind swimmer to circumnavigate Great Keppel Island

Australian Paralympian Gerrard Gosens OAM will aim to become the world’s first totally blind swimmer to circumnavigate 20km around Great Keppel Island in 5th Swim Around Keppel on Saturday, August 12, 2023. Gerrard’s solo swim will also form part of… Read more »

Kerry-Lee & Paul Gockel proudly supporting Australia Paralympian Gerrard Gosens OAM in the 5th Annual Swim around Keppel

Kerry-Lee & Paul Gockel, will be proudly supporting Australia Paralympian Gerrard Gosens OAM as he aims to be the first totally blind swimmer to complete the 20km 5th Annual Swim Around Keppel. on Saturday, August 12, 2023 on Great Keppel Island –… Read more »

Great Keppel Island set to serve up an ace weekend in August

Block and lock your calendars for a slamming weekend at Great Keppel Island for the upcoming Australia Masters Beach Volleyball Championships. Held from 26th – 30th August, this inaugural event will feature men’s and women’s pairs, men’s and women’s fours, mixed pairs… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Woppa Master Plan – Have your say

After nearly two years in the making, the draft master plan to redevelop Woppa Great Keppel Island has been released for public comment. Capricorn Enterprise and a number of our key Great Keppel Island tourism operators participated in the Project… Read more »