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Award Winning Technology Eyeing Site At Wellcamp

A pre-lodgement meeting has been held with Toowoomba Regional Council to determine the planning steps to be taken for the construction of a plant to recycle old tyres into oil, carbon and steel at the Wellcamp Business Estate in Toowoomba, using world-first environmentally friendly Australian technology. The plant will be operated by Green Distillation Technologies, […]

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USQ-Produced Documentary Up For Three Ozzies

A documentary created by two lecturers from USQ’s School of Arts and Communication has been nominated for three awards in the inaugural OzFlix Independent Film Awards. Written and directed by Leonie Jones and produced by Dr Daryl Sparkes, the documentary titled The Battle of Fire Support Base Coral tells the largely untold and unknown story […]

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Bugs & Drugs: The Resistance Wars

World Science Festival Brisbane returns to Toowoomba with an incredible science event on Friday 16th March 2018. There are limited tickets available so book your tickets now so you don’t miss out! Join the fight against superbugs with cutting-edge science as your defence. Antibiotic drugs have saved millions of lives since the 1940s. However, while disease-causing […]

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14th Annual High Altitude Hot Rod Run

Typically we have about 130 cars entered for the run which brings about 500 people to Toowoomba from as far as Rocky and Mid NSW coast. It takes place at the Showgrounds Glenvale, TAFE Oval Campbell St with day trips to several locations over the weekend of 9, 10 and11th March. On Friday, activity commences […]

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Tourism Trophy For 2016 Carnival Of Flowers At Home In Toowoomba

Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers has been crowned the best tourism event in the country for the second year in a row. Toowoomba’s much-loved carnival has taken out the top gong in a glittering gala presentation at the Australian Tourism Awards in Perth. Toowoomba Regional Council’s tourism leader Cr Geoff McDonald, in Perth for the announcement, […]

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Highfields Residents Invited To Refine Master Plan

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is inviting interested residents to join the second stage of the Central Highfields Master Planning process through to March 16th. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio says residents are welcome to register to attend workshops in early March to hear about and discuss three Master Plan options that have been devised for […]

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Toowoomba’s Cooee Welcome To International Students

As part of Study Toowoomba, the Cooee Mayoral International Student Welcome has delivered a welcome for new and continuing international students in our region, held on Sunday, 25th February at Cobb+Co Museum. Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio provided the official welcome to students and highlighted the benefits that International students bring to the local community, and […]

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Toowoomba Celebrates Chinese Year Of The Dog

Experience Chinese culture as Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) celebrates the 2018 Chinese (Lunar) New Year at the Civic Precinct on Sunday 25 February from 10am to 2pm. This free event is a time for families to come together and wish for good luck in the coming year, all while enjoying and appreciating the grandeur of […]

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