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Water preservation covers

Just as we need to cover up for the long, hot summer days ahead, so too does the garden. The heat draws the moisture...

Return of the four canines of the apocalypse

For those who might recall the muster I wrote about last year, here is an update. This time we were mustering cattle, not sheep, and...

All roads lead to Longreach

Great to bring your news from our wide open skies of the far west - where we’re urging all agricultural producers to come along...

Full list of Capella and District Show winners

Pick up a copy of the May 28 edition of the Highlands Leader for a full run down of the Show. FAT CATTLE GrandChampion Beast of...

Team to compete in memory of Shorey boys… They would be so proud

AN EMERALD family have organised for a memorial side to play in an upcoming national rugby carnival in memory of their sons, Shane and...

Framing filmmaking

BUDDING filmmakers in Central Queensland are being encouraged to attend a new filmmaking workshop operating from the Capella Pioneer Village in May. The “Framing...

Keeping the Anzac tradition alive

THE Emerald Golf Club, in partnership with DTM Mining, hosted their annual Anzac Day golf tournament last weekend to raise fund for RSL Emerald...

Exploring the exploratorium

THE Outback Exploratorium (OXp) retail space NEST, opened its doors to the public on Monday, April 12. OXp Operations Manager Renee Firth said the...

Diamond in the rough

A GEMFIELDS local is poised to make a big splash on the music scene when he heads to Melbourne to record his first studio...

Creative thinking gives $45K boost to clubs

By Candyce Grew OVER $45,000 will be injected into eight community clubs in Emerald following the highly successful, inaugural Central Highlands Community gala. Held...

Grass roots activism spurns council action

CAPELLA locals have shown incredible community spirit with the submission of petition calling for altered and increased hours to the Capella Resource Recovery Centre....

Arts group success no mystery

MORANBAH Arts is set to host its first theatre performance in three years with their Murder Mystery production on Sunday. Moranbah Arts president Amanda...

From cafe to uni hub

Winton Shire councillors met with Keegan Mulligan, the new owner of Winton's old Capitol Cafe Building on Thursday, 11 April to discuss the future...