Category Archives : General Interest

Award Winning Technology Eyeing Site At Wellcamp

A pre-lodgement meeting has been held with Toowoomba Regional Council to determine the planning steps to be taken for the construction of a plant to recycle old tyres into oil, carbon and steel at the Wellcamp Business Estate in Toowoomba, using world-first environmentally friendly Australian technology. The plant will be operated by Green Distillation Technologies, […]

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ALDI Harlaxton To Launch With New Look

Local residents are set to enjoy an even better shopping experience at ALDI Harlaxton as it completes a comprehensive store upgrade. ALDI Harlaxton closed temporarily from Monday 9 th April and reopens on Friday 20th April with a fresh new look, including better product displays, improved navigation and modern styling. Many of the improvements have […]

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USQ Astronomers To Begin New Exoplanet Observations

Following a successful launch of NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), USQ astronomers will be ready to begin planetary observations . The TESS launch will mark a major expansion of the search for planets beyond the Solar system and is expected to catalogue thousands of exoplanets in addition to those already discovered by the Kepler mission. […]

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Too Much To See In One Day! + Photo Report

The 3 Day Highfields Pioneer Village Easter Vintage Festival is running on Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday 31st March, 1st and 2nd April 2018. The theme of the festival is ˜Following Footsteps”. Come and experience rural life in the Australian Pioneer days! Milk a cow, learn how to crack a whip or be a blacksmith. Enjoy Billy […]

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USQ-Produced Documentary Up For Three Ozzies

A documentary created by two lecturers from USQ’s School of Arts and Communication has been nominated for three awards in the inaugural OzFlix Independent Film Awards. Written and directed by Leonie Jones and produced by Dr Daryl Sparkes, the documentary titled The Battle of Fire Support Base Coral tells the largely untold and unknown story […]

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Opera Queensland Looks For Locals To Star In A Bold And Quirky Operetta

Local singers will have their chance to shine on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th March when Opera Queensland hold Project G&S auditions for its star-studded production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore, or the Witch’s Curse!, paving the way for 10 men and 10 women to sing and dance in the community chorus.    Successful local […]

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Last Call For Registrations In Milne Bay Miltary Challenge

  Registrations close Friday 16th March at 5pm!!!! Don’t forget! Also, remember to pick up your packs which include a race bib, event T-shirt and all the paperwork you need. They can be picked up at the following times: Saturday 17th March : 2.00pm – 5.00pm from TACAPS Oval (1 Campbell Street, Toowoomba) Sunday 18th […]

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Remembering 25th Battalion Servicemen

Spring Bluff will commemorate the 76th anniversary of the departure of World War 2 Cabarlah Barracks troops this St Patrick’s Day, Saturday 17 March. The service remembers the 1,000 strong 25th Battalion soldiers who made their way down the escarpment in darkness, and boarded trains at Spring Bluff railway station for the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds, […]

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