Call For 2019 Australian Of The Year Nominations

Be great and nominate. That’s this year’s message from the National Australia Day Council (NADC). Sounds simple and it is. The process gets more user-friendly each year, thanks to technology. The fact is, there are Australians out there who are making amazing contributions to our country and local communities – we all know one, or […]

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Please Help Save Our Museum

BACKGROUND: Currently the Milne Bay Military Museum is closed to the public. Since 1991 the museum has operated as a not for profit organisation staffed entirely by volunteers. The museum does not receive any government or private funding depending solely on memberships, donations and success in accessing various grants. The museum occupies a site owned […]

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Artists Sought For Downlands Art Exhibition

The Downlands Art Exhibition in Toowoomba is seeking ten new artists for its annual show in September. Emerging and established artists are invited to apply by 14 July to exhibit in the region’s largest annual art show on 22 to 29 September 2018. The Downlands Art Exhibition features over 1,000 works in a variety of media […]

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State Rose Garden Award Wins Award

Queensland State Rose Garden, Toowoomba has received an International Award for Garden Excellence at the recent World Federation of Rose Societies Conference held in Copenhagen, Denmark – one of only seven awards presented. More than 600 people from 40 countries attended the Conference which is held every three years in a different country. Twelve months […]

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Hospice Celebrates 15 Years Of Free Palliative Care

With a Birthday Fundraiser – 15 for 15 up and running in the hope to raise $15,000 by July 31st. The Team at the Toowoomba Hospice will be celebrating on Monday 2nd July with the cutting of a special 15th Birthday cake being made by one of their Volunteers. Hospice Chairman Mr Graham Barron, OAM, said the […]

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A Most Curious Adventure In Toowoomba

Follow Alice as she falls down a rabbit hole into a strange world…This new exhibition at Cobb+C Museum in Toowoomba was officially opened by Acting CEO and Director of Queensland Museum Network, Dr Jim Thompson. Alice’s Wonderland is a colourful hands-on exhibition that brings basic science concepts to life for 3 – 8 year olds and […]

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Our Australia – 2018 Hospice Concert

Toowoomba Municipal Band will present this year’s Toowoomba Hospice Concert “Our Australia” at the USQ Arts Theatre on Saturday 23 June at 7.30pm, and again on Sunday 24 June at 2pm.   Wine and cheese will be available from 6.30pm at Saturday evening’s performance. Compered by ABC Radio’s David Iliffe the show will feature the Toowoomba Municipal […]

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Benjamin Glennie Day At Royal Bull’s Head Inn

This year, the Toowoomba Branch of the National Trust will hold a Free Community Day at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn. Along with this, we will also be hosting the Benjamin Glennie celebrations. These are being held to commemorate the achievements of Reverend Glennie, not only for the church, but also for the Darling Downs. […]

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