“Tasting Success” – 30 days until NDIS


On Friday 2 December 2016 Warrina Services will host an inclusive event to coincide with International Day of People with a Disability. Local business people, community members and people with a disability, their families and carers are  invited to hear an inspirational speaker, Ms Laura Scurr and enjoy a shared barbeque lunch (from 11am to 1pm) in the […]

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Advice For Residents To “Stay Cool” In Hot Conditions

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Healthcare workers are reminding residents to be mindful of their health as the region braces for a possible heatwave at the end of this week. Darling Downs Public Health Unit Director Dr Penny Hutchinson said hot weather could lead to dehydration, sunburn and other more serious heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke. “Heat stroke occurs […]

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Temperatures On The Rise With Severe Heatwave Conditions For Queensland


Temperatures are forecast to peak in inland areas towards the end of the week with widespread temperatures in the low 40s, and gusty winds contributing to elevated fire danger across Queensland. Severe to extreme conditions are forecast for much of southern and central Queensland from Thursday, and forecast to continue into early next week with […]

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Hello from Toowoomba’s Christmas Tree Festival!


It’s on again in 2016 at Middle Ridge Uniting Church, Stenner Street, Toowoomba  from the 7th to the 16th of December The theme for this year is ‘Christmas around the World‘. If you or your organisation would like to participate by decorating a tree (no charge)  or help in a voluntary capacity, please contact us […]

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First Sighting In 100 Years!

Scientists have sighted a fledgling Night Parrot for the first time at Bush Heritage Australia’s Pullen Pullen Reserve in Queensland, confirming the 56,000-hectare nature refuge is successfully protecting a breeding population of one of the world’s rarest birds. A young fledgling appeared from a hummock of spinifex in the late afternoon, and University of Queensland […]

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Temporary Closure Of Museum


Marian Jones president of the Milne Bay Military Museum would like to inform the residents of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs and the  Museum’s patrons that the Milne Bay Military Museum will be closed to the public to enable maintenance and refurbishment to take place from the 17th November, 2016. The Museum is planning to […]

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2016 Gidgee Coal Awards In Pittsworth


Pittsworth. Queensland 14TH – 20TH November 2016 Featuring: Chad Morgan—Rex Dallas—Zeta Burns—Johnny Greenwood—Kylie Castle—Sharon Heaslip—Ken Lindsay—Bec Hance—Pete Wilson—Bruce Lavender—Gary Fogarty—Ray Essery—Keith Jamieson—Alisha Smith—Caitlyn Jamieson—Kev Groves and other 2016 Gidgee Coal Awards finalists (see below)…..   Gidgee Coal  Bush Ballad Awards Finalists for 2016 ALBUM Sharon Heaslip – “A Year of Firsts” Michael Clare – “Sixty-three” […]

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Shanghai Surprise: More on Private Data Flowing Overseas


Call on Privacy Commissioner to urgently investigate reports of local mobile phones having data secretly sent to China Senator Stirling Griff has today written to the Privacy Commissioner calling for an urgent investigation into reports that tens of thousands of Australian pre-paid mobile phones may have been automatically transmitting sensitive data to a Chinese company, […]

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