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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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Spring Carnival Charity Race Day

Toowoomba’s Spring Racing Carnival kicks off with the Neil Mansell Transport Charity Race Day in Aid of the Toowoomba Hospice on Saturday, September 7th at Clifford Park Racecourse! Tickets are now on Sale – $90 per head which includes entry to the races, a complimentary drink on arrival, canapés & a delicious 2-course plated dinner […]

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USQ To Celebrate Moon Landing Anniversary

Festival of Astronomy From a hilltop on Queensland’s Darling Downs astronomers search for new worlds in the night sky.Over time, their exemplary work has launched an international reputation for University of Southern Queensland (USQ) astronomers, astrophysicists and astrobiologists working with other leading institutions to research the cosmos. This week members of the community will have […]

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Join USQ For Vinnies Community Sleepout!

Toowoomba community members are being urged to support a student-led push against homelessness. Close to 500 people are homeless in Toowoomba – in the wider Darling Downs and Southern Downs region that figure climbs towards 700. The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will host a Vinnies Community Sleepout on the USQ Toowoomba Engineering Green on […]

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Recognising NAIDOC Week

Royal Bull’s Head Inn Open Day –  Sunday 7th July 2019 The July Open Day at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn on Sunday 7th July 2019 will recognise NAIDOC Week. Visit us at Chinkerry (where water springs up) and discover more about the Chinkerry clan. A private exhibition of Aboriginal Art works will be on display in various rooms of […]

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Australian Historical Association Conference

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will host Australia’s premier event for historians on the theme of local communities in a world of global networks. The Australian Historical Association (AHA) Annual Conference attracts experts from across the country, New Zealand and the United States. Visiting historians will explore just how a complex mix of local […]

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Maker Space School Holiday Program

Cobb+Co’s Maker Space school holiday program has kicked off! The Museum has been transformed into a maze of fun with many activities to take part in as kids use their imagination and a range of recycled and unique materials to build and make some very special creations. Kids can stimulate their imagination at the following activity […]

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