News

Man’s legs injured in Arcturus silo collapse

Emerald-based emergency services spent 90 minutes fighting to free a man trapped under the roof metal of a collapsed grain silo at Arcturus on...

Council beds down housing agreement with miner

A legally binding housing agreement between a young coal mining company and the Isaac Regional Council hopes to inspire industry players to follow suit. Vitrinite...

Abbot Point celebrates 40 years of operation

Abbot Point Operations (APO) is celebrating four decades of safe and responsible operations at the North Queensland Export Terminal, Australia’s most northern deepwater...

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Sport

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....

Glencore’s $120k boost for regional junior sports

Junior athletes across regional Queensland will soon have greater access to skills, equipment and important safety programs thanks to almost $120,000...

Eagles on the right flight

Providing a pathway for rural soccer players is a passion of Euro Football Star director Raymond Wood and that’s only benefiting our region. The...

Blackwater retains shield

The Blackwater Golf Club is boasting its third straight victory in the local Pirtex Cup pennants competition. After Emerald Golf Club’s pennants team won the...

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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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Western producers can unlock value from cattle data

Western Queensland beef producers looking to maximise production, and unlock the value of information collected from individual animal’s EIDs, can join the team...

Tower of torment for Edgewood residents

Residents of Emerald's Edgewood Estate are exploring avenues of appeal to stop construction of a Telstra 4G telecommunications monopole tower in the exclusive family...

First coal from new Bowen Basin mine

Futura Resources has exposed its first coal and inaugural sales from its new mine, north-east of Emerald, are expected this month. The company secured $30...

For the love of community

Loretta Gaudron has put her heart and soul in volunteering across a wide cross-section of organisations in Emerald as a way of thanking a...

We’re not council’s ‘cash cow’

Central Highlands councillor candidate Michael McDonald has lived in Emerald for the past three years after more than 20 years residing in Rubyvale on...

Committed to ‘realistic’ rates in CH

. Incumbent Central Highlands councillor Gai Sypher knows that over the past few years many people have spoken out for change and expressed dissatisfaction...