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Monthly Gemfields Community Newsletter

The Monthly Gemfields Community Newsletter can be found on the Gemfest Website – on the Community Directory Page or click this link. APRIL newsletter MARCH newsletter This is an important and informative newsletter of the goings on within the Sapphire Gemfields Community. The Explore Sapphire Gemfields Magazine is available on the Gemfest website – on the  Experience Gemfest Page or

Gemfest to Gemboree

The 2019 Gemboree is being held at Rockhampton over Easter – 19th to 22nd April 2019. This will be the 55th Annual National Event and is a huge trade and public show. Gemfest is taking the ever popular ‘Stake-a-claim’  game for visitors to try their luck for great prizes. A number of local businesses will be attending.  Gemfest will be

Artisan Traders Expression of Interest

Artisan Traders Gemfest is seeking a small number of ‘Professional Artisan Traders’ to participate for the 4 days of Gemfest. The Artisans are required to engage the public, tell their story and demonstrate their skills and passion for their industry. The Professional trades we are seeking can be in the metalwork, woodwork, ceramics, art or any other handmade trade willing

Exhibitors and Traders 2019

Trade and Exhibit sites for Gemfest 2019 will be available from 28th February 2019. The ‘Exhibitors / Traders’ Page   contains site maps, booking details and prices – And the APPLY NOW BUTTON. The Apply Now button will take you to the Application Form – you will need your Public Liability Insurance Form when applying. The prices will remain the same

Entertainment 2019 …… Who Could It Be?

Gemfest –  is a 4 day Festival of Gems! A major highlight during the festival is the array of Entertainment and this year Gemfest plans to deliver! Stay tuned for the announcement of an iconic ‘Australian Performer‘ as the major act! As a clue to who it could be: The ‘Performer’ was in negotiation with Gemfest for the 2002 Event. The

Explore Sapphire Gemfields Brochure

Gemfest has released its latest edition of the ‘Explore Sapphire Gemfields’ magazine. This Magazine was totally funded by the Local Sapphire Gemfields Business Advertisers, Gemfest and the Central Highlands Regional Council. 60,000 copies were printed of the 20 page colour booklet. The picture shows the Stockrider outside  ‘The Outback Stockmans Hall of Fame’    at Longreach reading the magazine and

Gemfest Volunteers 2019

Gemfest doesn’t work without our Volunteers and we need you. If you are able to volunteer for half a day or for all four days or anything in-between you are who we need. We need approx 70 volunteers to work many different positions, like selling raffle tickets, selling Stake-a-Claim flags or manning the gate. Please ring Michelle on 0427 447