Rewards of Business Awards

Last week I had the opportunity of attending the Outback Queensland Tourism Association’s Business Awards… Read more »

Wrap Up: Industry & Innovation Forum

Last week, CHDC welcomed a stellar line-up of guest speakers to Emerald for its second… Read more »

Forum Delivers Valuable Lesson

It continues to be a busy time for me as I try to get around… Read more »

Emerald Shows Potential For Abattoir

Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) last week released its analysis of beef cattle… Read more »

A Must-See for Agribusiness

I’ve just returned on the red-eye flight from Darwin after attending the Northern Australia Food… Read more »

Discovering the Central Highlands

It has been a pretty hectic couple of weeks, but now outgoing TDO Peter Grigg… Read more »

New face of tourism

My name is Paul Thompson and I have just moved up from regional Victoria to… Read more »

We Need You

Every community, be it large or small, relies so heavily on local volunteers. Without these… Read more »

Sapphire stars on social media

From a marketing perspective, content is King, and often the quirkier or more unique the… Read more »

Global spotlight on region

There are many of us who work hard to spread the word about the Central… Read more »

Tourism operators refreshed and ready

It’s March already and Easter is traditionally the kick-off for the Central Highlands’ tourist season…. Read more »

Tourism to feature at forum

Every March for the past three years, CHDC has held a tourism industry specific forum,… Read more »

Tourism Priorities for 2018

Another year is upon us and I hope that you had a safe and happy… Read more »

Get Social Media Savvy

A significant amount of chatter has occurred over the years in relation to marketing opportunities… Read more »

Put Your Business on the Map

The CHDC team has recently been carrying out some major changes and updates to our… Read more »

Reflections on a big year in local tourism

Big things have happened right throughout the Central Highlands over the past eight months. Visitor… Read more »

Gemfest Pulls in Big Crowds

It’s great to see the region abuzz, with plenty of people crawling all over the… Read more »

Welcome Visitors

Visitors to our region are starting to roll in and the numbers of vehicles, caravanners… Read more »


I have had the pleasure of spending 45 minutes discussing the State’s tourism industry one-on-one… Read more »

Volunteers we thank you!

I have just had the pleasure of attending the Springsure Federation Woolshed Information Centre Volunteers… Read more »

Lifestyle and Visitor Guide is here!

After setting such high expectations and eagerly awaiting the arrival the Central Highlands Lifestyle and… Read more »