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Unveiled: Rockhampton’s Stanwell Clean Energy Hub

Queensland Government has unveiled the first look at the future Stanwell Clean Energy Hub. To begin the transformation of the Stanwell Clean Energy Hub, publicly owned energy company Stanwell Corporation will build the Future Energy and Innovation Training Hub (FEITH)… Read more »

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 »

RECORD overnight visitor expenditure to year ending March 2023!

Tourism Research Australia has this week released visitation data for the year ending March 2023 with record results for the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Official Tourism Research Australia (TRA) data released recently confirmed that to the year ending March 2023,… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Agri-Tourism Business Mentoring Program – Applications close next Tuesday 13th June

Capricorn Enterprise is pleased to announce we are hosting an Agri-tourism business mentoring program. The Southern Great Barrier Reef regions in partnership with Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) are seeking to support the development of new agri-tourism businesses to… Read more »

International spotlight on Capricorn Region Southern Great Barrier Reef at ATE 2023

Last week the 43rd edition of ATE (30th April to 4th May), was hosted by Tourism Australia, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland and supported by Destination Gold Coast, and brought together around 2,300 delegates from Australia and more than 30 international… Read more »

International spotlight on Capricorn Region Southern Great Barrier Reef

Eleven (11) international tourism trade partners and four (4) international media representatives are experiencing the Capricorn region within the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination over the next three weeks, either prior to, or after, their attendance at the annual… Read more »

Country on Keppel completes line-up of stars

ADAM BRANDLYN BOWTELL | MATT CORNELL | JAMES BLUNDELLMELANIE DYER | CAITLYN SHADBOLT | DANNY PHEGANTONY COOK & THE BLUNDELL BROS | ZAC CROSS BANDBROOKE SUPPLE | KATE MAHOOD | DENVAH2021 GREEN BROTHERS COUNTRY ON KEPPEL TALENT SEARCH WINNER ALICE… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef heads to New Zealand

This week, on behalf of the whole of the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination (Capricorn, Gladstone & Bundaberg), SGBR Leader Eloise Chaffers is attending Tourism and Events Queensland’s New Zealand Trade Show, “Queensland is calling”. During 85 appointments in Auckland… Read more »

MS EUROPA 2 drops anchor on the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Visitors and locals who were out and about making the most of the Capricorn Coast’s sunshine on Sunday were treated with a spectacular sight as they glanced out over Keppel Bay to Great Keppel Island. The 226-metre giant carrying over… Read more »

National Experience Content Initiative

The National Experience Content Initiative was a $12 million content creation initiative aimed at supporting tourism businesses across Australia in their recovery and driving increased visitation by helping them to better market their experiences and attractions. Of the 1500 tourism… Read more »