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
2024 Partnership Prospectus

PARTNER WITH US

Raise your profile and support local business and industry by partnering with CHDC to deliver a variety of relevant and engaging events across the year.
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Emerald Business Networking Event

05

EMERALD BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT

Event Details
25

2024 FARM TO FINE DINING

Event Details
13
28

ICN QLD Profile Improvement & Expression of Interest Workshop: Emerald

28

Access for All: A free inclusion and accessibility webinar series

Event Details
28

Navigating Right to Disconnect: WEBINAR

Event Details
06

Succession Planning Workshop – Capella

Event Details
07

Succession Planning Workshop – Springsure

Event Details

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!