Category Archives : General Interest

Darling Downs Science And Engineering Challenge Day 1

Congratulations to Dalby Christian College for their success in the first day of competition at the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge today (May 21)  Teams from Crow’s Nest State School, Warwick State High School, Pittsworth State High School, West Moreton Anglican College and St Mary’s College, Ipswich took part in the day of hands-on […]

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Darling Downs Health is proud to present Pittsworth’s Biennial Health Expo, to be held from 9am to 3pm,on Thursday 23rd May at the Pittsworth Town Hall. Expo organiser, community health nurse Helen Blanch, from Millmerran Multipurpose Health Service (MPHS), said the 2019 Expo would have something for everyone. “This year’s Expo will feature health information […]

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Coffee To Support Hospice ….

The Toowoomba Hospice will benefit from Blue Ice Espresso’s generosity during National Palliative Care week 19 – 25 May 2019.   Owner of Blue Ice Espresso Mr. Kashif Ali said he is delighted to donate $1.00 from every coffee purchased, and $2.00 from every ‘Edible Gold’ Coffee (which has been discounted to $10.00 for this […]

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In 2019 Engineers Australia celebrates its Centenary…. This is a significant milestone for the organisation, and a chance to stress the critical role engineering plays in the lives of all Australians. A centenary is time to take stock. To look back and marvel at our accomplishments. Engineers have helped transform the world: who in 1919 […]

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National Reconciliation Week 2019

It’s claimed that 6 in 10 non-Indigenous Australians have never met an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. That makes it difficult for the everyday person to understand the plight of those who are – in the majority of cases – less advantaged than most Australians. May 27 marks the start of National Reconciliation Week […]

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Raising Funds To Cure Cancer

The Highfields Big Cuppa is an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event raising $352.40 for the Cancer Council on Thursday May 16th 2019 at Highfields Pioneer Village. Besides locals from Highfields and Toowoomba attending, there were 15 residents and carers who came in from Dalby Blue Care, and Bob Lackey a visitor from Cairns.     […]

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Connecting People, Places And The Past

Royal Bull’s Head Inn – Open Day –  Sunday 5th May 2019 The theme for the Australian Heritage Festival is “Connecting People, Places and the Past” and we are thrilled to have award winning Children’s Author – Irena Kobald as our guest. Everyone is welcome to come along to the Royal Bull’s Head Inn, Sunday 5th May 2019 between 10am and […]

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Lifeline’s Rainbow Connections

Lifeline is hosting their Rainbow Connections event on Saturday 18th May at the Armitage Centre, Empire Theatre, Neil Street, Toowoomba. You’re invited to this free one day event promoting regional action on LGBTI+ issues. Speakers include Ben Law, Daniel Witthaus, Rebekah Robertson, Georgie Stone, Nevo Zisin and local identities. At the end of the day […]

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