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
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Let's do this!

BUILD 12 IN 12

Expressions of Interest are open until 15 June for builders and developers to be involved in CHDC’s campaign to construct 12 new homes in the space of 12 months in the Central Highlands.
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2024 FARM TO FINE DINING

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DIGITAL SOLUTIONS INFO SESSION: WEBINAR

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ANNUAL WAGE REVIEW INCREASE – WEBINAR

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VISA OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYING OVERSEAS WORKERS IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

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AG GROW EMERALD FIELD DAYS

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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!