The Central Highlands’ lead tourism development agency is spreading the love across the region and… Read more »

Business Awards Launched Over Breakfast

A special event for the Central Highlands will kick off over brekky this morning.  … Read more »

Upheaval and hope ahead for economy

‘Cautiously optimistic’ is the term used by a Queensland-based economics expert when referring to the… Read more »


The Central Highlands is spearheading an innovative new project designed to maximise opportunities for regional… Read more »

Stepping into the World of Directorship

Our region’s peak non-profit organisations have come together to better understand the legal, financial and… Read more »

Meatworks Could Fill a Gap in Market

A study has found niche and export markets could be major opportunities for a Central… Read more »

All Systems Go for GP Super Clinic

A major health project for the Central Highlands has made the transition from the planning… Read more »

Visitor centre has Santa’s list sorted

When Santa Claus comes to town this Christmas, he might want to drop by Emerald’s… Read more »

Last Chance to Make Your Point on Meatworks

The community only has until next Wednesday to play a part in attracting a meat… Read more »

Tourism shows promise in 2015

Next year is looking promising for Central Highlands tourism, as stakeholders continue to deliver a… Read more »

Full Steam Ahead for Meatworks Study

Efforts to attract a meat processing plant to Emerald can progress now that a tender… Read more »

Hottest Business Ticket in Town

Registrations are now open for one of the Central Highlands’ major business events of the… Read more »

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 »