General Interest

USQ Professor To Speak At DV Breakfast

USQ Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynne Hunt will be the special guest speaker at a breakfast in Toowoomba as part of Domestic Violence month activities. Professor Hunt has an extensive background in the research of Domestic Violence and related health issues. She has also produced a number of publications and journals in the area of women’s […]

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International Guide Dog Day

State Member for Toowoomba North, Kerry Shine is encouraging Queenslanders to celebrate International Guide Dog Day on Wednesday 28 April.  Mr Shine said Guide Dogs Queensland, which turns 50 this year, was a local icon worthy of all Queenslanders’ support. “The guide dogs trained by Guide Dogs Queensland make an enormous difference to the quality […]

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Inspiring Nursing Graduate Triumphs Over Difficult Past

Tiffany Zimmermann is a firm believer in pursuing academic dreams. This Saturday (April 24), when the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Master of Mental Health Nursing graduate steps onto the stage to accept her Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Award for the highest grade point average, it will be a triumph over a difficult […]

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Council Connections: Week 3, April 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Audio: Council Connections with Darren Burton

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Festival Prepares To Celebrate Seasonal Food

Preparations are well under way for the 2010 Hampton Food and Arts Festival, with organisers expecting a bumper crowd to share in the tiny village’s annual celebration of seasonal food and local culture. With little more than a month until the event kicks off on Sunday May 16, organising committee chair Kerri Seccombe is more […]

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Council Connections: Week 1, April 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Darren reports on fluoridation of the water supply, an essay competition, current water restrictions, Autumnfest and forthcoming council meetings. Audio: Council Connections with Darren Burton

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Want To Do Something Exciting For Easter Without Travelling Too Far?

Come and  ‘Experience Pioneer Life at Highfields Pioneer Village on Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday, April 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2010. Milk a cow, crack a whip or be a blacksmith. Enjoy Billy tea and damper, Grand Parade , baby animals in the nursery, great food, entertainment all through the day  with special guest Jeff […]

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More Than 40 Gliders To Soar From Chinchilla For Easter Competition

More than 40 sailplanes and their pilots will fly from Chinchilla in this year’s annual Easter Gliding Competition. The event, run by Caboolture Gliding Club and Gliding Queensland, will see massed launches from Chinchilla Airfield daily from Good Friday 2 April through to Saturday 10 April. “The sight of 40 sailplanes being towed into the […]

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