First Step towards a Meat Processing Plant for Emerald

The first step is about to be taken towards attracting a meat processing plant to… Read more »

Whip Around the World in One Evening

The Central Highlands Multicultural Festival is set to tantalise taste buds with an evening of… Read more »

Support and Celebrate Small Business

A lynchpin of the Central Highlands’ economy will soon get some well-deserved attention.   A… Read more »

Films to show Australia as a Nation of Diverse Faces

Two screenings in the Central Highlands of Australia’s Multicultural Film Festival, Colourfest are set to… Read more »

New Face to Support Central Highlands Businesses

There is now a new face delivering an important service for businesses in the Central… Read more »

Businesses Sense Change in Air

There are encouraging signs that business confidence in the Central Highlands is on the upswing,… Read more »

Festival Comes of Age Online

In a fitting nod to its tenth anniversary, the Central Highlands Multicultural Festival now has… Read more »

Funding to Mark Festival Milestone

The significance and importance of the Central Highlands Multicultural Festival has been reinforced this week… Read more »


A business event in Emerald next month will hear how the coal industry is on… Read more »

Federal Budget Means Business

KEY FEATURES: Company tax cut. Dropping from 30 percent to 28.5 percent from July 2015,… Read more »

State Budget: What’s In It For Us

A controversial plan to sell and lease Government-owned assets to reduce debt is a key… Read more »


The Central Highlands’ peak economic development agency is predicting an optimistic future for the region… Read more »

Conference asks big questions

How can the Central Highlands exploit advances in information and communication technologies? How can we… Read more »

Set the Right Price

An upcoming workshop will help Central Highlands businesses master an integral part of the tendering… Read more »

Two Drawcards for Conference

Two high profile speakers have been confirmed for next month’s Central Highlands ‘Investing in our… Read more »

A Contemporary Take on the Central Highlands

A fresh approach to promoting the Central Highlands has hit the internet.   Four contemporary… Read more »

Rodents Help Out Race for Crown

A Sunflower Queen entrant has some furry friends helping her across the finish line.  … Read more »

Rolling Out Welcome Mat for New Residents

The Central Highlands will roll out the welcome mat for its new residents by holding… Read more »

Central Highlands Development Corporation and QRC join forces

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) is pleased to welcome the Central Highlands Development Corporation (CHDC)… Read more »

Extraordinary Sapphire found in QLD’s Gemfields

It’s a story that has astounded even long-time locals.   A local fossicker in the… Read more »

Free Business Directory Priceless

A new and improved online business directory for the Central Highlands is set to benefit… Read more »

Painting an Economic Picture of the Central Highlands

A business breakfast will paint a picture of the Central Highlands’ economic landscape for 2014…. Read more »

Proposed Mine Project Puts Out Call for Local Suppliers

Local businesses and individuals now have a convenient way of putting themselves forward for a… Read more »

What’s Ahead in Agriculture

Sunflowers could one day make a comeback to the Central Highlands.   A report on… Read more »