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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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Police Issue Urgent Scam Warning

QPS phone number used by scammers …. Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Financial and Cyber Crime Group have issued a warning to Queensland residents about a scam using a Queensland Police Service phone number to legitimise a government or Australian Taxation Office (ATO) impersonation scam. In this instance the criminals are using a practice […]

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Lost Trades Fair In Toowoomba

Master artisans and traditional tradesmen and women with hundreds of combined years of training will demonstrate and share their skills and talent for heritage trades at Lost Trades Fair Queensland at Cobb+Co Museum, Lindsay Street, Toowoomba. Come and see trades being practised, just as they always have been, but usually behind closed workshop doors. Find […]

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