Can You Help On Australia Day?

This week we celebrate all that’s great about this wonderful place we call home – Australia. And this week, Toowoomba and Ipswich Blood Donor Centres need more locals to ‘do something special’ and donate blood. Both centres are open on the Australia Day public holiday, and more donors are needed this Friday 26 and Saturday […]

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Australia Day In Toowoomba Region

Australians all let us rejoice!!!  It’s Australia Day!!!   Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Paul Antonio is urging one and all to go to a community event and celebrate Australia Day, Friday January 26th. “Whether it’s an old fashioned Aussie barbie, bush dance, rafting race or a pool party you are looking for, the Toowoomba Region […]

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Anniversary Celebrations Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the North Toowoomba Bowls Club has postponed their 70th Anniversary Celebrations to a date to be advised later this year. A planned Triples competition for this Friday, 26th January, would have commemorated the very exact day that the club was formed 70 years ago. While the date, 26th January, is now […]

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Disaster In The Making For Toowoomba Escarpment

Prince Henry Heights Community Action Group Expert engineering advice given to Prince Henry Heights residents has raised significant question marks over a planned 40-lot pole housing estate proposed for the leafy escarpment suburb. Following a community meeting last week where unanimous support was shown from hundreds of residents to fight the project, an action group […]

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Enjoy Australia Day At Highfields Pioneer Village

Highfields Pioneer Village has traditionally hosted many thousands of people from near and far, celebrating Australia Day in a unique heritage location. Australia Day Celebrations at Highfields are jam-packed full of fun with displays and entertainment to interest all ages. The day kicks off at 9.00am with Milking of the Cow, then Beekeeping, Blacksmithing, Working Draught […]

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An Afternoon Of Fashion To Suit Every Woman

Friends of Queensland’s State Rose Garden in Newtown Park are running a fashion parade as a way of a saying thank you to the Toowoomba Floral Art Group for all the Voluntary Assistance they have given over the past 17 years. The Portofino Fashion Parade is run primarily for not for profit groups such as […]

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Join The ‘Plasma Movement’ In 2018

You may have heard that there’s a new approach to donating blood.  All donors – new and current – are encouraged to donate PLASMA. PLASMA is the liquid component that forms the majority of your blood.  It’s what your red blood cells float in, and it’s loaded with thousands of proteins and nutrients that are […]

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Help Hit Breast Cancer For Six!

Whether it’s your mother, grandmother, sister, auntie, daughter, close friend, work colleague or neighbour, almost every Australian knows someone close who’s had breast cancer. It’s an astonishing fact that 43 Australians are diagnosed with breast cancer every day. That’s almost 16,000 people who will require specialist care this year alone. The McGrath Foundation has been […]

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