Central Highlands, Queensland

DRIVING GROWTH AND EMPOWERING BUSINESS

About Us

Central Highlands Development Corporation (CHDC) is the lead economic and tourism development agency for the Central Highlands in Queensland, Australia.

We’re a not-for-profit organisation that advocates for a sustainable region and economic growth by:

  • Enhancing our workforce
  • Promoting our region
  • Supporting our businesses

Spanning almost 60,000km2, the Central Highlands is situated at the heart of Australia’s thriving resource and agricultural sectors.

Services, tools and events

Our region's key industries

Agribusiness
Resources
Business
Visitor Economy
We want to hear from you!

2024 CENTRAL HIGHLANDS BUSINESS SURVEY

Complete the survey by 7 June to enter the draw to win a professional photo shoot for your business. This is your chance to tell us what it’s been like doing business in the Central Highlands.
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MAJOR PROJECTS WORKING DINNER

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2024 FARM TO FINE DINING

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DIGITAL SOLUTIONS INFO SESSION: WEBINAR

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DIGITAL SOLUTIONS INFO SESSION: WEBINAR

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QCT CENTRAL HIGHLANDS NETWORKING NIGHT

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DIGITAL SOLUTIONS INFO SESSION: WEBINAR

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TOURISM INDUSTRY UPDATE: JUNE

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OUR REGION IN NUMBERS

28,583
Population
59,830 KM2
LAND AREA
$6.03
BILLION GROSS REGIONAL PRODUCT
3,330
BUSINESSES
Collaboration is what makes CHDC’s projects and events possible. We thank our Partners for their generous support!