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Mon 11 Nov 2019

Visually commemorating our lineage

Visually commemorating our lineage

The pine tree at the Emerald cenotaph is a link to those who fought at Gallipoli.

Neighbouring farmers help bring fire under control

Neighbouring farmers help bring fire under control

The fire beside the Gregory Highway is “close to extinguished”.

Sun 10 Nov 2019

Students top pedallers in state

Students top pedallers in state

Emerald Marist College’s HPV teams nabbed some of the top spots in this year’s super series.

BBQ ban in our state of emergency

BBQ ban in our state of emergency

All types of outdoor fires and certain other activities have been banned in 42 local government areas in Queensland, as a state of emergency is declared.

Sat 9 Nov 2019

New officers for Moranbah and state after police graduation

New officers for Moranbah and state after police graduation

Recent graduates have been deployed across Queensland after being sworn-in on Thursday.

Scouts climb the sky at Emerald airport

Scouts climb the sky at Emerald airport

The Scouts Queensland Air Activities team came to Emerald this weekend for a day of aviation fun.

Statewide fire ban now in place

Statewide fire ban now in place

The Department of Environment and Science has issued a statewide fire ban for all national parks and forests.

Making change to the system

Making change to the system

Learn more about Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Col’s lifetime of service

Col’s lifetime of service

Col Randles has helped Capella and Central Queensland grow over decades.

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Wellbeing hub has launched in CQ

Wellbeing hub has launched in CQ

Central Highlands community volunteers have launched a regional body to improve the mental health and well-being for people across the region.

Dancing into the holiday season

Dancing into the holiday season

PULL out the dancing shoes and enjoy a night full of festivities and old-style dances to kickstart the Christmas season.

Permanent support program for men, women and children

Permanent support program for men, women and children

A free sexual assault service has launched in the Central Highlands to support the community.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Clermont delivers another beefed up expo for the region

Clermont delivers another beefed up expo for the region

RESILIENCE in the livestock industry continues to shine with more than 1000 head of store and prime cattle judged and auctioned at Clermont’s annual Beef Expo and...

“It’s a vicious cycle”: Farmer devoted to stop land clearing

“It’s a vicious cycle”: Farmer devoted to stop land clearing

A Central Queensland farmer has been nominated for Farmer of the Year and wants to use the platform to make change.

Tue 5 Nov 2019

All-abilities to see completion with $25,000 raised at Duck Dash

All-abilities to see completion with $25,000 raised at Duck...

The $250,000 all-abilities playground is expected to be complete by Christmas.

Gemfields man dies at Central Queensland mine

Gemfields man dies at Central Queensland mine

A MAN in the Gemfields has died after an incident

Mon 4 Nov 2019

The scent of superior sewage

The scent of superior sewage

Emerald’s upgraded Black Gully Wastewater Treatment plant was officially opened last week.

Sun 3 Nov 2019

A young man was hospitalised with facial burns

A young man was hospitalised with facial burns

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service took a man to Rockhampton hospital after a fuel fire ignited.

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Healthy and admiring of character

Healthy and admiring of character

Rene wants people to be acknowledged for their personal qualities.

Shaped by the country

Shaped by the country

An Emerald singer didn’t expect to become a country songwriter until he learnt a song for his dad.

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