Visitors increase stay and spend

It is certainly busy in the Central Highlands at the moment. Visitors are arriving through… Read more »

CHDC Turns 20

The Central Highlands Development Corporation has celebrated its 20th anniversary! Twenty years ago, Puff Daddy’s… Read more »

Nominations Closing Soon

There’s only a small amount of time left to nominate for the Central Highlands Business… Read more »

Social Media Opportunities

Having just completed two workshops aimed at raising my level of skills in the digital… Read more »

Business Excellence Awards – EOI Bar Management

Central Highlands Development Corporation is seeking Expressions of Interest for a community group or local… Read more »

Adani Special Guest At Industry Forum

In light of this week’s major announcement for the Carmichael Coal Project, Adani will update… Read more »

METS Accelerator Program

An exciting business opportunity has presented itself through the METS Accelerator Program. Operated in conjunction… Read more »

Drought declaration revoked

Free pump testing for horticulturalists, drought declaration revoked, exploring automated container facilities in Melbourne and… Read more »

Welcome Visitors

Visitors to our region are starting to roll in and the numbers of vehicles, caravanners… Read more »

State and Federal politicians given a taste of Highlands produce

  State and Federal politicians given a taste of Highlands produce State politicians gained a… Read more »

Congratulations to all our #CHCommunityChampions

Congratulations to all our #CHCommunityChampions and thank you to all those who attended the wine… Read more »


I have had the pleasure of spending 45 minutes discussing the State’s tourism industry one-on-one… Read more »

Volunteers we thank you!

I have just had the pleasure of attending the Springsure Federation Woolshed Information Centre Volunteers… Read more »

Nominate a local business

The 2017 Central Highlands Business Excellence Awards nominations are now open! The Awards will be… Read more »

King Books Central Highlands Gig

An eclectic five-piece band that’s amassed a cult following across Australia is the latest headline… Read more »

Investment to boost food production

CHDC welcomes our new collaboration with Department of Agriculture and Forestry (DAF). It’s a $100,000… Read more »

Boosting the Central Highlands Food Bowl

The Palaszczuk Government is investing $100,000 to boost food production in the Central Highlands. “The… Read more »

Lifestyle and Visitor Guide is here!

After setting such high expectations and eagerly awaiting the arrival the Central Highlands Lifestyle and… Read more »

Impacts on suppliers from mining

We need your help to gauge the impacts on suppliers from mining companies’ extended payment… Read more »

Local business has their say

Thanks to those businesses I met at the Central Highlands Regional Council Procurement Forum last… Read more »

China talks, agribusiness and disaster recovery

It’s been a big two weeks, with China trade meetings, our first meeting of the… Read more »

Open for business – experience the Central Highlands

Now that the weather has settled down, flood levels along the coast are starting to… Read more »


SunWater staff met with members of the Irrigator Advisory Council (IAC) and Fairbairn Irrigation Network… Read more »


As we barrel towards the end of financial year, CHDC and the Local Buy Foundation… Read more »