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Airport numbers reflect increased 2019 visitation

2019 was a record year in visitation to the Capricorn region (1,164,000 Domestic overnight, 69,000 international overnight and 1,506,000 day trip visitors) spending a total of $954 Million expenditure. Recently released data for the Rockhampton airport also reflected that growth… Read more »

A new wave of sea-changers for the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region

Whilst COVID-19 is causing havoc across many businesses, perhaps our saving grace is the region’s major projects underway which is reflected in the ABS population statistics which show significant growth to June 2019. The data reveals an increased number of… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Region Breaks Tourism Records

Tourism has solidified its position as a pillar in our local economy according to new data released yesterday (Tuesday 2nd October) showcasing record high results. The National Visitor Survey data is released by Tourism Events Queensland, and recent figures revealed… Read more »


The economic future is bright for the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton Region.  That’s the message from the region’s peak tourism and economic development organisation, Capricorn Enterprise. Capricorn Enterprise has produced its inaugural Quarterly Economic Snapshot for the region to complement… Read more »