2016 Walk of Hope For Breast Cancer


The 18th annual Pink Ribbon Day “Walk of Hope” will honour and remember women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, and those who have lost their lives, on Monday 24th October. The awareness-raising event will start at Frogs Hollow,  Queens Park, Toowoomba at 7.30am and finish at the Village Green, Ruthven Street. All members […]

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Crow’s Nest Day 2016 – A Great Family Fun Day

Crow’s Nest (famous for it’s worm races) is in country Queensland, just a short 2 hour drive from the Gold Coast, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast and 30 minutes north of Toowoomba. Rides from 11.30am until 6pm and these include Rock Wall, Bumper Soccer Balls,Bungee Fun Run, Super Sizzler, Giant Inflatable Dragster Slide, Cup and […]

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Poetry The Main Course At Highfields Pioneer Village Breakfast


“Bush verse” is becoming more and more popular – it is great fun, full of laughs and a modern take on the old art form pioneered by ‘Banjo’, Lawson and Mackellar. Highfields Pioneer Village Volunteers are looking forward to serving ‘Poetry’ with Breakfast on Sunday, 23rd of October for their annual Bush Poet’s Breakfast featuring […]

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National Bird Week and Aussie Backyard Bird Count


We need your help to make every bird count. From 17-23 October 2016, during National Bird Week, thousands of Australians will be found in backyards of all shapes and sizes counting their local birds and discovering how they are coping in the spaces we share. During National Bird Week 2016 there are a range of […]

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Diamond Anniversary For College


St Joseph’s College, Toowoomba was established in 1956 and celebrated its 60th Year on Saturday 15th October 2016. The structure of the day was a Mass at 10am followed by a relaxed family fun day including barbecue and entertainment…… From the Acting Principal Mr Peter Keightley…. On Saturday 15th October the community of St Joseph’s […]

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Celebrate Flavour And Fire At Murphy’s Creek


FREE to attend Jessie Lane, Murphy’s Creek, Qld. 4532 10-5pm. Sunday 16.10.16 An easy day trip from Brissy and  a must for Highfields/Toowoomba locals. Charity event. Bar opens 11am serving loaded slushies & ice cold beer Chilli Chocolate Challenge at 2pm, DEATH WARRANTi NEEDS TO BE SIGNED. $20 to enter Raffles all day and free […]

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National Spotlight Shines On SES Volunteers


Saturday, October 15 marks the start of national State Emergency Service (SES) Week, and there’s at least half a million reasons to say thank you to our valuable volunteers. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Katarina Carroll said there were more than 6,000 active SES volunteers across Queensland who dedicated thousands of hours to […]

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Emergency Services Day – Toowoomba


Sunday 16th October, an event is being held in East Creek Park, Kitchener Street, from 10am-2pm for Toowoomba Emergency Services Day. This is an opportunity for you to meet the people who go above and beyond to ensure your safety in the event of an emergency. There’ll be a BBQ and information on preparing you […]

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