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Covering the Central Highlands
Central West Queensland

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Taking a jab at returning to normal

THE Leader covers the Highlands' first COVID immunisation.

12 April, 2021

Business & Rural

Giving back to the community

A local business collaboration is calling all community clubs and organisations to apply for group funding.

16 April, 2021

Sport & Racing

Closest finish in a decade

THE joys and despairs in horse racing often come down to a matter of inches and the 1000m Anderson & Harris...

14 April, 2021

Local News

A sweet surprise for country racers

COUNTRY owners in Central Queensland in March have...

Local News

Emerald athletics gets a running start

A LOCAL sports club has hosted one of their first...

Local News

Community swings into action for good cause

LOCAL golfers came together recently to support an...

Government & Schools

State approves local infrastructure plans

CHANGES to how the Highlands will look going into the next decade may be drastic according to the council’s plans.

18 April, 2021

Local News

Blackwater Magistrates Court Appearances April 9

Local News

Clermont students power up

CLERMONT State High School students are leading the...

National News

Investment tackles health care demand

HOSPITALS across Central Queensland have managed to...


Local pub fills kids with egg-citement

EMERALD kids kicked off their Easter with a bang as a local pub brought the community together for the season with...

17 April, 2021

Local News

Flying scientists land in Emerald

EMERALD residents were fortunate to be visited by a...

Local News

Local Indigenous painter trail-blazes new path

A LOCAL Indigenous painter and community member sat...

Local News

Arts in the Central Highlands continues to grow

THE DEVELOPMENT of a unique Arts Precinct in Emerald...

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