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VIC closes to public (again)

The Visitor Information Centre in Emerald has again closed to the public. The decision was made in response to confirmation of a COVID-19 case in Blackwater in the Central Highlands. You can still contact the Centre weekdays 9:00am – 4:00pm… Read more

Shout out to Central Highlands tourism volunteers

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the people at the heart of the Central Highlands’ tourism industry. en volunteers help to run the Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in Emerald 361 days a year (with the exception… Read more

Australian Nature Guides provide USA students with a taste of Carnarvon

BY CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE The usual silence, peace, and remote tranquillity that the Sandstone Wilderness landscape is renowned for has not been critically altered in recent months, but creativity and innovation has been ringing louder than ever for Carnarvon Gorge based… Read more

Fossicking returns

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT We’ve got a real gem for you! All Queensland fossicking areas re-opened from 11.59pm Friday, 15 May 2020. Do you dig it?! But don’t forget, we all still need to do our bit – continue… Read more

Dams and weir facilities re-open to public

BY SUNWATER Sunwater has re-opened additional facilities at its recreation areas, dams, lakes and weirs. Members of the public will be able to access Sunwater-managed toilets, shower blocks and BBQ facilities in day use areas from midday Friday 15 May…. Read more

Visitor Centre re-opens

Tourism recovery in the Central Highlands has taken a step in the right direction, with the re-opening of the Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in Emerald. Eased COVID-19 restrictions mean the VIC can operate weekdays 10:00am – 4:00pm and weekends 10:00am… Read more

Life after lockdown is finally beginning

BY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR PAUL THOMPSON IT’S finally here. Life after lockdown is beginning to take shape with the Queensland Governments Roadmap to easing restrictions hitting Stage 1 on Friday. It is now a game changer for local businesses who… Read more

Digital Art Exhibition

While we wait for travel restrictions to ease, check out the first online exhibition from the Central Highlands Regional Galleries. It showcases the incredible work and wonderful talent of the artists, photographers, craftworkers and artisans living within our region. The… Read more

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