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2017 Gemfest Celebrated it’s 30th Anniversary

Outback Qld comes to life with Australia’s largest sapphire exhibition The increasingly popular Festival of Gems – Gemfest – has seen a record number of visitors attending its annual four-day event in the stunning Sapphire Gemfields, Central Queensland. Held 10-13th August 2017, Australia’s premier gemstone exhibition drew 7,000 people to the otherwise quiet rural town of Anakie. Now in its 30th year,