Central Highlands

Area

The Central Highlands area is a local government area (LGA) in Queensland. This area is home to 70 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Central Highlands area is located approximately kms from the capital Brisbane.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Central Highlands

Area Regional Council
Central Highlands

Bluff

Urban

Population: 373 | Central Highlands

Bluff is located in the Central Highlands, 94 kilometres east of Emerald on the Capricorn Highway....

Capella

Capella

Urban

Population: 1010 | Central Highlands

The spectacular Peak Range creates a dramatic backdrop to Capella. Make Capella your base while exploring...

Emerald

Emerald

Urban

Population: 14356 | Central Highlands

How did Emerald get its name? It's thanks to a lush green hill - emerald in...

Springsure

Springsure

Urban

Population: 1103 | Central Highlands

Situated in a delightful valley with spectacular Mount Zamia and Virgin Rock overlooking the town, Springsure...

Tieri

Urban

Population: 1129 | Central Highlands

Sapphire Gemfields

Rubyvale

Place Of Interest

Central Highlands

If you love gemstones and jewellery then chances are you're going to love this town. Set...

Fossicking for sapphires

Sapphire

Place Of Interest

Central Highlands

Can you guess what kind of precious stone is found in the town of Sapphire? Since...

Sapphire fossicking

Willows Gemfields

Place Of Interest

Central Highlands

Willows Gemfields is 11 kilometres off the Capricorn Highway, 24 kilometres past the Anakie/Sapphire crossroads and...

Albinia

Rural

Population: 112 | Central Highlands

Alsace

Rural

Population: 3 | Central Highlands

Arcadia Valley

Rural

Population: 102 | Central Highlands

Arcturus

Rural

Population: 75 | Central Highlands

Argyll

Rural

Population: 31 | Central Highlands

Balcomba

Rural

Population: 16 | Central Highlands

Barnard

Rural

Population: 29 | Central Highlands

Bauhinia

Rural

Population: 47 | Central Highlands

Belcong

Rural

Population: 46 | Central Highlands

Bingegang

Rural

Population: 18 | Central Highlands

Blackdown

Rural

Central Highlands

Blackwater Japanese Gardens

Blackwater

Rural

Population: 4749 | Central Highlands

Best known as the Coal Capital of Queensland, Blackwater is home to the Blackwater International Coal...

Boolburra

Rural

Population: 24 | Central Highlands

Buckland

Rural

Population: 44 | Central Highlands

Bundoora

Rural

Population: 13 | Central Highlands

Cairdbeign

Rural

Population: 85 | Central Highlands

Carbine Creek

Rural

Population: 23 | Central Highlands

Cheeseborough

Rural

Population: 3 | Central Highlands

Chirnside

Rural

Population: 30 | Central Highlands

Comet

Comet

Rural

Population: 498 | Central Highlands

Comet is located in the Central Highlands, 39 kilometres east of Emerald on the Capricorn Highway....

Cona Creek

Rural

Population: 83 | Central Highlands

Consuelo

Rural

Population: 35 | Central Highlands

Coomoo

Rural

Population: 23 | Central Highlands

Coorumbene

Rural

Population: 8 | Central Highlands

Cotherstone

Rural

Central Highlands

Crinum

Rural

Population: 86 | Central Highlands

Dingo Queensland

Dingo

Rural

Population: 340 | Central Highlands

Nestled in hundreds of hectares of grazing country, Dingo is a convenient access point for exploring...

Dromedary

Rural

Population: 4 | Central Highlands

Duaringa

Duaringa

Rural

Population: 278 | Central Highlands

Duaringa is located 107 kilometres west of Rockhampton along the Capricorn Highway. The small town is...

Fork Lagoons

Rural

Central Highlands

Gainsford

Rural

Population: 14 | Central Highlands

Gindie

Rural

Population: 209 | Central Highlands

Goomally

Rural

Population: 22 | Central Highlands

Goowarra

Rural

Population: 19 | Central Highlands

Gordonstone

Rural

Population: 3 | Central Highlands

Hibernia

Rural

Population: 56 | Central Highlands

Humboldt

Rural

Population: 13 | Central Highlands

Jellinbah

Rural

Population: 35 | Central Highlands

Khosh Bulduk

Rural

Population: 51 | Central Highlands

Lilyvale (Central Highlands)

Rural

Population: 52 | Central Highlands

Lochington

Rural

Population: 57 | Central Highlands

Lowesby

Rural

Population: 11 | Central Highlands

Lowestoff

Rural

Population: 32 | Central Highlands

Mackenzie (Central Highlands)

Rural

Population: 37 | Central Highlands

Mantuan Downs

Rural

Population: 31 | Central Highlands

Mimosa

Rural

Population: 31 | Central Highlands

Minerva

Rural

Population: 48 | Central Highlands

Mount Macarthur

Rural

Population: 16 | Central Highlands

Mungabunda

Rural

Population: 74 | Central Highlands

Nandowrie

Rural

Population: 45 | Central Highlands

Oombabeer

Rural

Population: 57 | Central Highlands

Orion

Rural

Population: 87 | Central Highlands

Retro

Rural

Population: 30 | Central Highlands

Rewan

Rural

Population: 22 | Central Highlands

Rhydding

Rural

Population: 63 | Central Highlands

Rolleston

Rolleston

Rural

Population: 309 | Central Highlands

Rolleston is in the southeast of Queensland's Central Highlands and is the nearest town to the...

Stewarton

Rural

Population: 39 | Central Highlands

The Gemfields

Rural

Population: 1449 | Central Highlands

Theresa Creek

Rural

Population: 54 | Central Highlands

Togara

Rural

Population: 11 | Central Highlands

Wallaroo

Rural

Population: 10 | Central Highlands

Wealwandangie

Rural

Population: 37 | Central Highlands

Willows

Rural

Population: 144 | Central Highlands

Wooroona

Rural

Population: 10 | Central Highlands

Wyuna

Rural

Population: 45 | Central Highlands