Carnarvon National Park Camping Ground

Camping in the Carnarvon Gorge day-use area is only permitted during the Easter, winter and spring Queensland school holidays. Big Bend camping area, reached by a 9.7 kilometre walk, is open all year. Remote camping in other areas of the park is also available. Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your [...]

Emerald Show

Whether you’re looking for a fast action thrill, or looking for a new bull to buy, or possibly you just want to wander around the Home Show and check out the exhibits, they’re sure you’ll find what you’re looking for at the Emerald Show. If it wasn’t for entertainment, they wouldn’t have a show! And [...]

Rubyvale Gem Gallery Apartments

Your comfort is guaranteed staying in one of Rubyvale Gem Gallery’s spacious self-contained holiday apartments. Private patios and verandas surrounded by attractive gardens, ensure you will relax and unwind after an exciting day of sapphire fossicking. Located in the centre of Rubyvale means you can walk across the street to the pub, a grocery store, [...]

The Village Festival Road Trip – Springsure

Keppel Coast Arts Council and Kate Leahy are proud to present The Village Festival Road Trip! This adventure will bring a team of professional musicians to a load of towns throughout Central Queensland. The plan is to do music workshops in the afternoon and then put on a show in the evening. The local organisations [...]

Tina Arena: In Concert with Queensland Youth Orchestra – Emerald

Recently named Australia’s greatest female ‘vocalist of all time,’ Tina Arena joins forces with Queensland’s most talented young musicians and heads for the hills. In an incredible opportunity for the residents of Emerald, Tina Arena performs her greatest hits and more with the Queensland Youth Orchestra, in a stunning open-air concert. Tina is vocally and [...]

Little House of Gems

Little House of Gems, Rubyvale – The Fossicking and Sapphire Specialist. Guided Day Tour Sapphire Fossicking – In your own car, follow Michael out to a fossicking area only eight kilometres out of Rubyvale. Michael will teach you all about fossicking for Sapphires. Morning tea, picnic lunch and fossicking licence included. DIY Day Tour Sapphire [...]

Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours

Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours is the best, underground Sapphire Mine Tour in Rubyvale. Discover what it was like to mine for Sapphires in the heart of Queensland’s Gemfields with Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours. Learn the history, of the old mining days. Experience how hard the miners worked, check out the tools used in [...]

4th Highlanders Multicultural Rugby League Knockout

Get your team together and play for a shart in $10,000 in the 4th Highlanders Multicultural Rugby League Knockout in Bluff this February. 8 teams will play for the Comollatti Shield and Conway Plate and Join the crowd and enjoy a whole host of entertainment and activities including a free jumping castle, snow cones and [...]

Emerald Australia Day Celebrations

Emerald is holding its annual Australia Day celebrations providing a free traditional ‘Aussie’ breakfast. This will be followed by a brief Church service, call to order and a welcome speech by the Central Highlands Regional Council Mayor. Fun activities such as the helicopter lolly drop, face painting, sack races, and the Mitre 10 tug of [...]

Central Highland Games

The Central Highland Games offers an open invitation to anyone five years and over. Birth certificate must be shown when signing on for day registration if not already an athletics club member. Events include cross country run, track events – sprints and middle distance, field events – shot put, javelin, hammer throw, and discus. Athletes [...]

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