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Queensland Weekender explores the Capricorn Coast region seeking sustainability and Island adventure

Filming two separate stories, presenter Chris Parsons and his talented crew from Channel 7’s Queensland Weekender spent three days exploring our destination, gathering content to promote sustainability and Island adventure on the Capricorn Coast. Kicking off Day 1 with a… Read more »

Beef24 – Ticketing Update

Don’t miss out on your chance to secure tickets to Beef24! You have until Friday, 12th April to secure your tickets at our remaining social functions and Celebrity Chef Restaurant sessions. View an update on ticketing below. Don’t be that… Read more »

SHOREX AUSTRALIA impressed by destination

Last week, James Coughlan, founder of Cruise ground handling company, Shorex Australia visited our destination for the first time.  Visiting from his Cairns base (flying direct BONZA Cairns to Rocky), Shorex Australia is one of five (5) ground handling companies… Read more »

Unlocking the charm of the Capricorn Coast region: Introducing the 2024/25 Visitor and Lifestyle Guide

Capricorn Enterprise is pleased to announce the release of the 2024/25 Visitor and Lifestyle Guide for the Capricorn Coast region. Encompassing the picturesque and adventure filled locales of Yeppoon, Rockhampton, and the townships within, this comprehensive guide is set to… Read more »

Closing soon – Training and accreditation funding!

Boost your tourism venture with the Tourism Business Capability Subsidy – a $2 million Queensland Government initiative to elevate your business and create unforgettable experiences for your visitors. Eligible for sole traders, micro, small, and medium-sized tourism and events businesses…. Read more »

Regional Tourism Forum shines a light on Australia’s incredible appeal for visitors

More than 100 representatives from Australia’s Regional Tourism Organisations met last week at Tourism Australia’s (TA) Annual RTO forum held in Sydney. TA provided updates on its Research/Strategy, Distribution, Sustainability, Partnering with Culture and presented trends in global Social Media…. Read more »

Something for every age in Easter on the Capricorn Coast activity guide!

Livingstone Shire Council is delighted to announce the much-anticipated Easter on the Capricorn Coast 2024 program, thoughtfully planned to engage the hearts and minds of our vibrant youth community. Proudly presented and facilitated by Council in collaboration with several local… Read more »

A bright future ahead following Destination Australia Conference

A record 1,000 people (800 in person and more on-line) attended this year’s Destination Australia conference hosted by Tourism Australia in Sydney. Emcee Karl Stefanovic introduced TA’s CEO Pip Harrison whose topic was “The Next Chapter for Sustainable Growth”.  Speakers… Read more »

Tourism Operators up-skill with trade distribution mentoring

11 Capricorn Coast tourism operators out of a total of 31 operators across the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination are set to take part in the Tourism Trade Ready program (beginner and advanced levels) with Amanda Kruse from Success Matrix…. Read more »

Grow Cultural Tourism Fund

Arts Queensland’s new Grow Cultural Tourism Fund focusses on building and strengthening a pipeline of economy-boosting arts and cultural events and programming across Queensland ahead of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The fund closes on 29th February 2024. Applications for the Grow… Read more »