Houses underwater just ouside of Emerald.
Houses underwater just ouside of Emerald.

Emerald told to evacuate now

EMERALD residents who's homes are located in the red shaded area of this map have been told to evacuate immediately.

The most recent update on the Central Highlands Regional Council website advises residents to evacuate immediately to the Town Hall.

A second map is available on the website showing where water may be present in the next 24 hours.

The map shows around 80 per cent of the town will be effected.


Maternity unit safe

Maternity unit safe

Promising future for Emerald maternity services

Gemfest a 'huge party'

Gemfest a 'huge party'

Heart of event hasn't changed.

Hay runs delivering hope to CQ farmers

Hay runs delivering hope to CQ farmers

A Springsure local took to the road last Friday for a hay run.

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