Coming soon – Central Highlands Mining Trail

Embark on a road trip through Australia’s largest coal reserve.

PLEASE NOTE: The opening of the new Central Highlands Mining Trail is on hold due to COVID-19. A rescheduled date will be announced as soon as possible.

The Trail will be a 180-kilometre, self-drive route characterised by signage at key localities across the Bowen Basin – Capella, Lilyvale, Emerald, Blackwater and Bluff.  

To launch the Trail, the Gregory Crinum Mine Legacy video was premiered in late 2019. It reflects upon the 36-year history of the Gregory Crinum Mine Complex, north of Emerald, under the stewardship of former owner BMA.

“BMA is proud to celebrate, through this new video, the contribution that Gregory Crinum has made to the Central Highlands over the past 30 plus years,” BMA Asset President James Palmer said.

“And through the Central Highlands Mining Trail, this history will be opened up to a new generation of people who visit the Central Highlands.” 

The video will be on permanent display at the Blackwater International Coal Centre and promoted widely online. Watch it below.

The Central Highlands Mining Trail is an initiative of the Central Highlands Development Corporation (CHDC) and BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA).

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