Category Archives : General Interest

2017 Loads Of Love Appeal Launched At Heritage Bank

The METRO Care Loads of Love Appeal aims to make Christmas just that little bit better for families doing it tough by asking people from across the region to donate a Loads of Love bag filled with donations of non-perishable food items such as canned food, pasta, cereal, meal bases as well as toiletries. Now […]

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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Takes Out Gold At Queensland Tourism Awards

  Toowoomba Regional Council’s Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has continued its blooming success entering the Hall of Fame after taking out top gong overnight at the Queensland Tourism Awards for the third year in a row. Toowoomba Regional Council’s Tourism and Events chair, Cr Geoff McDonald, said the accolade reflects Council’s commitment to delivering world-class […]

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Gardens Of The Downs/Gardens of the Pittsworth District

3 beautiful gardens of varying character in the Pittsworth District will be open for garden lovers to visit Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of October, 2017. The Gardens are: Janelle & Stephen Siebenhausen’s “Pineview” Donna & Blue Brotherson’s Garden, and “Wingrave” by Janelle & Dennis Hintz For descriptions and how to get there, please go […]

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Queensland State Rose Garden Stage 2 Opening

Queensland’s State Rose Garden in Newtown Park, Toowoomba & Toowoomba Regional Council officially opened Stage 2 on Saturday, 21st October, 2017, commencing at 10am in Newtown Park.   Five Gardens were opened: 1 Heritage Roses in Australia Collection This collection is from part of David Ruston’s Original Collection which consists of old roses, often found […]

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USQ Festival of Astronomy & Space NASA Visit

NASA’s Dr Douglas Hudgins will present at USQ’s Festival of Astronomy & Space Day 7 on Monday 9 October, with a presentation entitled ‘Are We Alone? NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program and the Search for Earth 2.0’.The public talk will run from 5.30pm – 7pm. Dr Hudgins is the Program Scientist for NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program and TESS mission […]

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Lost Trades Fair 2017 At Cobb + Co Museum, Toowoomba

Master artisans and traditional tradesmen and women with hundreds of combined years of training are demonstrating and sharing their skills and talent for heritage trades at the first Lost Trades Fair to be held in Queensland. You are invited to come and see trades being practised, just as they always have been, but usually behind […]

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Legends Of League Stop Off At Oakey Hospital

As part of the Legends of League rugby league event being held in Oakey this weekend, a number of former representative players will visit the Oakey Hospital this Thursday 5 October. The community is invited to share lunch with the players at the Legends of League community barbecue together with the staff, residents and visitors to […]

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Toowoomba Region Libraries Shutdown

All Toowoomba Region Libraries will be closed from 12 noon Saturday, 30th September to Tuesday 3rd October for an upgrade to our library management system. All libraries will be upgraded to SPYDUS 10, which features a new discovery tool that enables patrons to search all collections within the one search. All libraries will be closed […]

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