Category Archives : General Interest

Head To Crow’s Nest Area For The InStudio Art Trail

InStudio Art Trail Brochure 2019 Artistic flair will be on display this weekend in the Crows Nest area at the annual InStudio Art Trail. Visitors will be able to drive along the art trail, stopping in at the home studios of local artists on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August, 2019. The trail gives people […]

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National Science Week Is About To Blast Off!

National Science Week is one of Australia’s largest community festivals, and it’s about to take off in hundreds of locations all over Australia. Packed with something for everyone from every walk of life, this year’s festival promises to be bigger than ever before! The aim of National Science Week is to encourage Australians to get more […]

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DonateLife Week Aiming To Double Registrations

Last year Toowoomba experienced an increase in donor registrations, with around 1124 new organ and tissue donors. This year, DonateLife Week is aiming to double the number of registered donors. Organ and tissue donation is the life-saving and life-transforming medical process where organs and tissues are transplanted from a recently deceased person, to a very […]

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Toowoomba Hospice Only $10,000 Away From ‘Rolling Out The Carpet’

Hospice Chairman Mr Graham Barron OAM said the team at the Toowoomba Hospice were delighted with the response they have had so far for their Birthday Fundraiser ‘Roll Out The Carpet’ with over $20,000 being raised out of the $30,000 birthday gift they are looking for. Mr Barron reaffirmed his admiration for the achievements of staff, volunteers and […]

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Rose Pruning Day

Queensland’s State Rose Garden in Newtown Park Toowoomba Inc. are holding their annual Rose Pruning Day on Saturday, 27th July from 8 to 10.30am, You’re invited to join the Friends of the State Rose Garden and Toowoomba Regional Council gardeners at the State Rose Garden in Newtown Park and learn the skill of correctly pruning […]

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Nexus’ Safer Way To Line Mark

With the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing nearing completion, line marking of stretches of roadway has been taking place …. Meet the TSRC’s tiny surveyor, the robot we used to mark where all the lines and marks need to go on the road as a guide for the line marking machines following behind. The robot is […]

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USQ At Forefront Of Planet Discoveries

We have lift-off:  As the world celebrated 50 years since the Moon landing, at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), eyes are firmly set on the future of space exploration. Tuesday July 23 saw the completion of Minerva-Australis at USQ’s Mount Kent Observatory, the only facility in the Southern Hemisphere dedicated to providing ground-based observations […]

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Famous Little Town Rings In 150 Years

Allora – the “best little town on the Downs” commemorates its 1869 municipality inauguration on 20th and 21st July, 2019 Fondly known as the “best little town on the Downs”, Allora – which is famous for movie-set streetscape, magical ties to Mary Poppins, sunflowers and being the hometown of renowned athletes Laura Geitz and Matthew […]

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