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Hanging Baskets Shine At Museum

Over 60 local artisans and gardeners, as well as school children, community groups and aged care residents have helped Cobb+Co Museum put its own twist on the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers festivities. To celebrate Carnival, the Museum in conjunction with Yates, has been running a Hanging Basket design competition. Each basket has been lovingly created […]

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Celebrating Toowoomba Carnival Of Flowers 70th Year

FROM: Toowoomba Regional Council This is your official invitation to the most beautiful day of the year – Floral Friday, September 20, the first day of the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers! Friday 20 September is the day and it signals the beginning of 10 glorious days of celebration, featuring more than 1100 hectares of […]

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2019 Arthur Postle “The Crimson Flash” Gift

Now in its second year, the Postle Gift will be held on Saturday September 14th, 2019 from 2.30pm, and will be conducted by the Queensland Athletic League. Events include the 75 Yards Arthur Postle Gift, the 75 Yards Women’s Gift, the 120m Open, 300m Open, and three youth races across 75 Yards, 120m & 300m. […]

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Toowoomba For Climate Action Petition Handover 

AN OPEN LETTER: Dear Toowoomba Councillors, Political Representatives and Media Organisations, Toowoomba Regional Council will next week have to respond to a petition from a local grassroots organisation that’s calling for the creation of a Climate Change Advisory Committee. Toowoomba for Climate Action (T4CA) has collected more than 1,000 signatures from the community, and will […]

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Air Force To Commence Attack Training

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will commence EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack training across South-West Queensland and North-West New South Wales in September. Crews will fly training missions against simulated threats produced by the Mobile Threat Training Emitter System (MTTES) and Advanced Mobile Threat Training Emitter System (ADVMTTES). Officer Commanding No 82 Wing, Group […]

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Portrait Of Australia

Stories told through the lens of Australian Geographic, is a stunning collection of photographs from the acclaimed 30-year anniversary book “A Portrait of Australia”, now exhibited at Cobb+Co Museum in Lindsay Street, Toowoomba. Celebrating the bush, the outback, the coast and the people who live there, the exhibition transports you to some of the most […]

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Bushranger Cafe

On Saturday the 21st of September at 10am a brand-new attraction will open its doors at Highfields Pioneer Village, the Bushranger Café will serve amazing coffees, milkshakes and grilled sandwiches with a twist; all named after Australia’s infamous bushrangers. The café (adjacent to the Village office) incorporates art by Australian artists hanging on its walls […]

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Remembering The Battle Of One Tree Hill

This Friday, we remember a key event in Queensland’s colonial history. For the fifth consecutive year Toowoomba residents will gather to mark the anniversary of the Battle of One Tree Hill. This battle occurred 176 years ago and it was a critical moment in the more than five years of fierce resistance led by local […]

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