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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

The home was engulfed when emergency services arrived on scene

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

REVEALED: Council budget includes rates increase

Premium Content REVEALED: Council budget includes rates increase

Central Highlands Regional Council has announced its 2020-2021 budget.

BEST OF SPORT: 18 stand out sports stories

Premium Content BEST OF SPORT: 18 stand out sports stories

Take a stroll down memory lane and check out some of the regions outstanding...

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.

Flood of donations a paw-sitive turnaround for organisation

Premium Content Flood of donations a paw-sitive turnaround for organisation

Central Highlands communities have supported the animal rescue organisation through...

Communities to lead the annual arts celebrations

Premium Content Communities to lead the annual arts celebrations

The workshops, awards and exhibitions will celebrate talented artists across the...

Volunteers are the beating hearts of Highlands communities

Premium Content Volunteers are the beating hearts of Highlands communities

‘If you want sports, community fairs, rodeos, and other activities, without...

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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