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Work, Play, Discover Central Highlands

An exciting short film showcasing the Central Highlands’ fantastic lifestyle has premiered today. Work, Play, Discover Central Highlands has been produced for the Central Highlands Development Corporation (CHDC) as part of its campaign to grow the region. The movie, which… Read more

AgForce Projects – Upcoming Events, Drones, digital data and disaster resilience.

Drones, digital data and disaster resilience. Just some of the topics being covered at next week’s Central Queensland workshops. Hear from keynote speaker Tim Neale, Managing Director, DataFarming discussing Digital Agronomy and Agri-Intelligence. Other guest speakers will cover a range… Read more

Welcome Visitors

Visitors to our region are starting to roll in and the numbers of vehicles, caravanners and non-locals are thick on the ground, especially in the shopping centres, Visitor Information Centres and generally out and about. It would be fair to… Read more


I have had the pleasure of spending 45 minutes discussing the State’s tourism industry one-on-one with Queensland’s Shadow Minister for Tourism Jon Krause. Mr Krause was part of a team of LNP representatives who visited Emerald last Friday. He was… Read more

Volunteers we thank you!

I have just had the pleasure of attending the Springsure Federation Woolshed Information Centre Volunteers Week celebrations. Twenty-Two Visitor Centre volunteers from Emerald, Duaringa and Springsure were presented with certificates and badges in recognition of the great community work that… Read more

Lifestyle and Visitor Guide is here!

After setting such high expectations and eagerly awaiting the arrival the Central Highlands Lifestyle and Visitor Guide, it has arrived. You can check out the digital version here but the Guide will also be available at Visitor Information Centres across… Read more

Open for business – experience the Central Highlands

Now that the weather has settled down, flood levels along the coast are starting to drop and major arterial roads throughout the region are open, there is one message that we should all be putting out there at every opportunity:… Read more


Hot off the press, almost! I’m pleased to say that the 2017-18 Central Queensland Holiday Visitor Guide is just about to go to print, with delivery expected just before Easter. Copies will be made available upon request to all operators…. Read more


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