central highlands

Tradie couple tours Australia after launching mobile business

Premium Content Tradie couple tours Australia after launching mobile...

Passionate couple service Central Queensland’s regional communities after turning...

Biosecurity alert issued for tick disease fatal to dogs

Premium Content Biosecurity alert issued for tick disease fatal to dogs

A CQ scientist says the disease can also transmit to humans with favourite tick...

CQ grandma wins $1 million on Christmas Eve

Premium Content CQ grandma wins $1 million on Christmas Eve

She was the only division one winner in Australia.

WARNING: Severe storm to hit parts of region

Premium Content WARNING: Severe storm to hit parts of region

Communities could experience damaging winds, heavy rainfall and flash flooding.

CQ doctor recognised for improving rural health services

Premium Content CQ doctor recognised for improving rural health services

The Emerald doctor has been thanked for his service, leadership, and commitment to...

New ‘bold and exciting’ strategy to boost CQ tourism

Premium Content New ‘bold and exciting’ strategy to boost CQ tourism

“It’s going to turbo charge our efforts to elevate the region’s reputation as a...

Emerald misses out on the classic democracy sausage

Premium Content Emerald misses out on the classic democracy sausage

It’s a quiet day at polling booth’s across the Central Highlands, with many...

Small CQ town loses 3 homes to fire in as many weeks

Premium Content Small CQ town loses 3 homes to fire in as many weeks

Fire crews warn town residents after three homes were destroyed by fire.

Second house up in flames days after family left homeless

Premium Content Second house up in flames days after family left homeless

Two Central Highlands houses have been destroyed by fire in less than a week.

Capella residents return to find home gutted by fire

Premium Content Capella residents return to find home gutted by fire

UPDATE: The residents of a Capella home severely damaged in an overnight blaze had...

NAMED: Full list of everyone appearing at Emerald court

Premium Content NAMED: Full list of everyone appearing at Emerald court

A number of people will front court for a range of different charges.

Sunflower Queen shines through the global pandemic

Premium Content Sunflower Queen shines through the global pandemic

The 2020 Sunflower Queen has been crowned, despite the festival not going ahead.

WARNING: CQ town highest risk area for severe house fires

Premium Content WARNING: CQ town highest risk area for severe house fires

QFES has warned residents in an effort to reduce the number of incidents.

CQ rider has sights set on a top 10 finish

Premium Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Families make a beeline to playgrounds and cafes

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

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