Category Archives : General Interest

Toowoomba Model Trains & Hobby Expo

The Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc are holding their Annual Toowoomba Model Train Exhibition on Saturday and Sunday, 1st and 2nd June. Besides model railway layouts, the Train and Hobby Expo will also feature the Toowoomba Scale Modellers showing their masterful creations, “K-Nex Mania”, an innovative model construction system, Radio Control Cars in action, and […]

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Aiming For A Fatality Free Friday

Friday May 31st is Fatality Free Friday (FFF) for 2019, and Toowoomba is standing up as a community planning an event to raise Road Safety Awareness at Grand Central, Central Square – cnr Margaret & Victoria St.   This is a partnership event between  Queensland Department of.Transport and Main Roads, Toowoomba Regional Council, Grand Central and […]

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Winners Announced! Darling Downs Science And Engineering Challenge Day 4

The final results are in! Centenary Heights State High School is the champion of the 2019 Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge. Centenary Heights SHS were the Day 4 winners, ahead of St Peter Claver College, St Ursula’s College, Clifton SHS, Oakey SHS, Toowoomba Christian College, Downlands College and Laidley SHS. The school also claimed […]

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Darling Downs Science & Engineering Challenge Day 3

St Mary’s College Toowoomba overcame fierce competition to take out Day 3 of the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge.                   Teams taking part included Chinchilla SHS, Toowoomba Grammar School, Highlands Christian College, St Joseph’s College (Toowoomba), Highfields State Secondary College, Bremer SHS and Darling Downs Christian […]

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Centenary Site Tour – Highfields Pioneer Village

Join Engineers Australia on Saturday 25th May to experience a site tour of a local project at the Highfields Pioneer Village, where you’ll see a rare showcase of a 1940 Vintage Southern Cross Mark BGC 40HP 1200 RPM diesel engine on display to celebrate Engineers Australia’s 100 year anniversary. The site tour ticket price $15 includes entry, […]

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Grow Your Knowledge With Leafmore Winter Garden School

Leafmore Garden Society’s biennial Winter Garden School over 12-13 June is celebrating its 10th year. President Ed Power said currently sixty percent of bookings were return customers. About 150 people are expected to attend this year, the majority attending both days of the school with attendees coming from northern NSW, but mainly from the Darling […]

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Darling Downs Science & Engineering Challenge Day 2

It was neck and neck between the Western and Southern Downs, but Warwick’s Assumption College triumphed on Day 2 of the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge.  Teams from St Mary’s Parish School (Goondiwindi), Faith Lutheran College, Assumption College (Warwick), Miles SHS, Nanango SHS, Millmerran State P-10 School, Harristown SHS, and Our Lady of the […]

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Volunteers Making A World Of Difference

One in three Australians volunteer, yielding a 450% return for every dollar invested Six million formal volunteers contribute a staggering $290 billion in economic and social good This year marks 30 years of National Volunteer Week, Australia’s largest celebration of volunteers During National Volunteer Week (20-26 May), and ahead of WOW Day (22 May), we […]

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