September 15 Day Of Prayer

A regional day of prayer on Sunday, September 15th has been organised as a show of support for drought-affected communities across southern Queensland. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said a particularly dry autumn and winter had compounded another dry summer, which was testing the resolve of primary producers and communities across a large part of […]

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2019 Arthur Postle “The Crimson Flash” Gift

Now in its second year, the Postle Gift will be held on Saturday September 14th, 2019 from 2.30pm, and will be conducted by the Queensland Athletic League. Events include the 75 Yards Arthur Postle Gift, the 75 Yards Women’s Gift, the 120m Open, 300m Open, and three youth races across 75 Yards, 120m & 300m. […]

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Toowoomba For Climate Action Petition Handover 

AN OPEN LETTER: Dear Toowoomba Councillors, Political Representatives and Media Organisations, Toowoomba Regional Council will next week have to respond to a petition from a local grassroots organisation that’s calling for the creation of a Climate Change Advisory Committee. Toowoomba for Climate Action (T4CA) has collected more than 1,000 signatures from the community, and will […]

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Air Force To Commence Attack Training

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will commence EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack training across South-West Queensland and North-West New South Wales in September. Crews will fly training missions against simulated threats produced by the Mobile Threat Training Emitter System (MTTES) and Advanced Mobile Threat Training Emitter System (ADVMTTES). Officer Commanding No 82 Wing, Group […]

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Portrait Of Australia

Stories told through the lens of Australian Geographic, is a stunning collection of photographs from the acclaimed 30-year anniversary book “A Portrait of Australia”, now exhibited at Cobb+Co Museum in Lindsay Street, Toowoomba. Celebrating the bush, the outback, the coast and the people who live there, the exhibition transports you to some of the most […]

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Bushranger Cafe

On Saturday the 21st of September at 10am a brand-new attraction will open its doors at Highfields Pioneer Village, the Bushranger Café will serve amazing coffees, milkshakes and grilled sandwiches with a twist; all named after Australia’s infamous bushrangers. The café (adjacent to the Village office) incorporates art by Australian artists hanging on its walls […]

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Remembering The Battle Of One Tree Hill

This Friday, we remember a key event in Queensland’s colonial history. For the fifth consecutive year Toowoomba residents will gather to mark the anniversary of the Battle of One Tree Hill. This battle occurred 176 years ago and it was a critical moment in the more than five years of fierce resistance led by local […]

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Do You Know An Inspirational Young Achiever?

Nominations for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards are now open and the search has begun for incredible young people under 29 from Queensland. Everybody knows an inspiring young individual; • Who we all wonder where they find the time to help others • Paving the way for our future through innovative thinking • Who is […]

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