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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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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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Living With Disabilities – A Christmas Conversation!

The CEDAR Centre has been a long time supporter and educator of those with a disability and to end 2017 on the right note, they have organised drinks and canapes and a great line-up to carry on the Christmas conversation – ‘Living with a Disability at a Time of Travel and Celebration. The event is […]

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Cancer Survivor From Jandowae To Fulfil Dream

Carmen Duvel’s plan to become a childcare worker is back on track after she successfully secured a grant in the 2017 Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarship to help fund her course fees and new study resources.   Carmen, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma at 18 years old and is now in remission with quarterly hospital check-ups, said the $2000 scholarship relieved a significant financial pressure off her and her […]

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Looking Forward To The Holiday Season? Burglars Are Too!

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, around a quarter of a million Australian households are victims of at least one break-in a year – with even more the target of an attempted break-in. Before you head off for a well-deserved holiday break, give some thought to some simple and cost-effective measures to assure your […]

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USQ Aviation Students Link Up With QantasLink

USQ aviation students will have extra incentive to fast track into the controls of QantasLink’s turboprop aircraft with the launch of the Qantas Future Pilot Program. USQ partners with QantasLink for new pilot recruitment program “Building the next generation of exceptional pilots from within Australia’s top aviation schools” – QantasLink Chief Executive Officer, John Gissing […]

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Jimbour Plains Set To Stage Australian Rock Greats

Excitement is building for the inaugural Big Skies 2018 event, with the announcement of the stellar line-up of musicians for the ‘Day on the Plain’ rock concert. Western Downs Regional Council is thrilled to announce a line-up of Australian music industry favourites for ‘Day on the Plain’ on Saturday 5 May 2018; Set to take […]

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