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Dalby Hospital Renal Unit Thanks Rotary For Donation

Dalby Hospital director of nursing Bronwyn Luxon has thanked the Rotary Club of Dalby for fundraising efforts which have enabled the purchase of additional equipment for the hospital’s renal service. “This donation of $9,500 has been used for the purchase of a VScan Extend Dual Probe, which will be used in our renal dialysis unit,” […]

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Toowoomba Hospice Holding Palliative Care Week Event

Toowoomba Hospice will be holding an event to celebrate the tireless efforts of palliative care workers and volunteers. The National Palliative Care Breakfast will be held on Friday, 25th May during National Palliative Care Week. The week’s theme is ‘What Matters Most?’ which asks Australians to reflect on what would be most important to them if they […]

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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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