News

Cops busting to shut down drug trade

Three major drugs busts across the Central Highlands in the past year have given police confidence they have eroded organised networks targetting the area. Emerald...

CQ Pet Rescue $15K desexing drive and golf day

Before a ball gets hit off the tee in the CQ Pet Rescue Charity Golf Day later this month to raise much-needed funds for...

Honour, history and heritage on display at gallery

Preserving the stories of bravery through collecting military memorabilia has been a long running passion for one Moranbah local, with an eclectic mix of...

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Sport

Locals share in sports grants

Round 3 of the Federal Government’s 2023-24 Local Sporting Champions and Local Para Champions programs have been announced with successful applicants from Emerald, Gooburrum,...

See it, like it, book it

The Central Highlands Regional Council has moved to the online platform Bookable for access to all its venues for hire. Bookable allows users 24-7 access...

$1M up for grabs at charity golf event

An Emerald business will celebrate its first year in operation by offering a mammoth $1 million for a hole in one at its inaugural...

Keeping it green

The greens at Emerald Golf Club have been re-turfed and will be ready to play on in a matter of weeks. 400 square meters was...

Tigers not hiding ambitions

The Emerald Tigers are heading into their final pre-season week before the Christmas break and they can’t wait to be out on the field...

Bauhinia gets kicking

Bauhinia State School wrapped up a terrific four week Auskick program along with AFL Capricornia with the Central Highlands school kids enjoying every aspect....

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Entertainment

Aussie spirit on show at family event

The flags will be flying at the Emerald Showgrounds for Australia Day celebrations in Emerald as CH Social Events hosts a family friendly event....

Happy pats for zoo pets

The Trulander Petting Zoo has been a holiday hit since opening at its new home on the outskirts of Emerald. Owner Lynn Jones said she...

Rain dear as Operation Rudolph goes ahead

Soggy Santas simply smiled and kept the Christmas spirit flowing as Operation Rudolph wound its way around Emerald streets on Christmas Eve. A wild...

The Lukes of Hazzard are off in Shitbox Rally

They’ve packed the Shitbox Rally survival kit full of duct tape, zip ties and wire, now Emerald father-and-daughter duo Luke and Paige McKenzie are...

Michele opens novel shop for bookworms

Highlands Books has been a passion project burning inside Michele Davis from the moment she first fell in love – with the power of...

Ooh la la, it’s Comet and cocktails on the Highlands Riviera

Mesdames et messieurs will indulge in champagne, canapes, fine food and a little French flight of fancy when Cocktails on the Comet Riviera transports...

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New resources help cultivate next generation of ag workers

A range of new resources have been released to help teachers and advisors encourage young people to consider a career in Australia’s constantly evolving...

Bell rings time as CQHHB chair

Central Queensland Hospital and Health Board is entering a new era, with long-serving Chair Paul Bell and Deputy Chair Dr Lisa Caffery choosing to...

UPDATED: CH council election latest

UPDATED With 62.15 per cent of the mayoral votes counted in the Central Highlands local government election, Cr Janice Moriarty had a commanding 16.94 per...

Mine to extend life by decades with EPBC

BMA is seeking State and Federal approvals to extend the life of its Blackwater mine by 6o years. The Blackwater north extension project will...

CHRRUP search for new leader to grow CQ business

Central Queensland’s own social enterprise is searching for a new general manager. CHRRUP is a community-owned, central Queensland-based, profit-for-purpose organisation dedicated to creating thriving,...