central highlands

CQ rider has sights set on a top 10 finish

premium_icon CQ rider has sights set on a top 10 finish

Riders jump at the chance to compete at a national competition so close to home

Dedicated business woman hands over the reins

premium_icon Dedicated business woman hands over the reins

The Emerald CEO announces plans to retire later this year.

SERIOUS INCIDENT: One tonne bag of fertiliser falls on child

premium_icon SERIOUS INCIDENT: One tonne bag of fertiliser falls on child

He has reportedly suffered internal chest, abdominal and lower limb injuries after...

Woman in hospital after being ‘struck’ by a horse

premium_icon Woman in hospital after being ‘struck’ by a horse

A woman has been ‘struck’ by a horse on a private property in the Central...

Blackwater bakery reopens after possible COVID-19 link

premium_icon Blackwater bakery reopens after possible COVID-19 link

The business has been ‘overwhelmed’ with community support.

Families make a beeline to playgrounds and cafes

premium_icon Families make a beeline to playgrounds and cafes

Some restaurants and cafes have made the most of dine in options while others still...

Seasonal workers flock to fruit farms for harvest

premium_icon Seasonal workers flock to fruit farms for harvest

Strict guidelines have been put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus to...

$300k boost to fast-track road upgrades in CQ

premium_icon $300k boost to fast-track road upgrades in CQ

The funds were delivered as part of a Federal Government program to improve roads...

Qld region remains free from Covid-19

premium_icon Qld region remains free from Covid-19

Coronavirus hot spots across the state revealed.

Women supporting women through online community

premium_icon Women supporting women through online community

Two Emerald friends have created a page to support, empower and inspire women...

Emerald woman shares a true fairytale of friendship

premium_icon Emerald woman shares a true fairytale of friendship

A ‘needle in a haystack’ mission brought her two new friends from the other side of...

Sewers make surgical supplies amid equipment shortage

premium_icon Sewers make surgical supplies amid equipment shortage

Never in a million years did this Clermont business owner think she would be...

Massive rural property sells under the hammer for $18.9M

premium_icon Massive rural property sells under the hammer for $18.9M

The Clermont property covers 7147 hectares of mostly freehold country.

Man attacked bartender after being cut off

premium_icon Man attacked bartender after being cut off

There was no beer on tap and so the Emerald man went for the spirits

Water restrictions relaxed after heavy rainfall out west

premium_icon Water restrictions relaxed after heavy rainfall out west

Fairbairn Dam is at 16 per cent capacity after dropping to the lowest ever levels...

Volunteers leading rural fire fighting efforts

premium_icon Volunteers leading rural fire fighting efforts

Local firefighter experienced the horrific scenes at the extreme fires across the...

Teddy picnic to encourage healthy habits

premium_icon Teddy picnic to encourage healthy habits

Children enjoyed smoothies, healthy snacks and bliss balls at the morning out.

CQ’s junior talent on show at T20 carnival

premium_icon CQ’s junior talent on show at T20 carnival

Teams from Rockhampton, Gladstone, Biloela, Central Highlands and Longreach in...

Blackwater author creates a CQ based fantasy world

premium_icon Blackwater author creates a CQ based fantasy world

Her first novel made the final 10 of a worldwide literary competition.

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