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DV Summit Coming Up On May 16th, 2019

Its nearly here…. the anticipation is building of a great gathering at the DV Summit on May 16th, 2019. Its not a talk fest, it’s an information session, combined with a report card with a ‘where to from here’ call to arms for the whole community, an event not to be missed. There are still […]

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Clifford Park Special School Cashes In With Containers For Change

Clifford Park Special School has cashed in more than $10,000 with the recent introduction of the Containers for Change recycling program. The school has operated its own recycling facility for many years which was used as a school-based work program for students. Recycling program coordinator David Shinners said the funds would be used to increase […]

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Emergency Training Saving Lives

Training provided by Toowoomba Hospital emergency specialists is saving lives in rural areas. Just weeks after completing an Emergency Medicine, Education and Training (EMET) refresher course, Dr Lindsay Haase put his skills into practice with excellent results. “While working in the South Burnett recently we had an EMET refresher course for advanced life support (ALS) […]

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X Marks The Spot

USQ’s bid to preserve traditional Indigenous game It’s like noughts and crosses, but played by young hunters in pre-colonial Australia. Visitors to Toowoomba’s Cobb+Co Museum, part of the Queensland Museum Network, would be familiar with the floor game Burguu Matya, a traditional Australian Aboriginal activity from the Wiradjuri people. In a bid to share this […]

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Wildlife Rangers School Holiday Fun

Kids can step into the shoes of a Wildlife Ranger these school holidays at Cobb+Co Museum. Running each weekday until Thursday 18th April, a variety of animals will visit the Museum for the Wildlife Rangers school holiday program. With live animal shows daily, children have the opportunity to meet furry new friends and learn all […]

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Brennan Family Museum A New Feature At Highfields Pioneer Village

The Volunteers of Highfields Pioneer Village are very excited to be offering another very special museum to visit and enjoy during the Easter Vintage Festival – the Brennan Family Museum. The museum was the result of a 50 year long friendship between Volunteer Manager Ray Ashford OAM and his mate Merv. Mervyn Roland Brennan was […]

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Australian Drivers: Underprepared And Prone To Mishaps

Chancing It On The Open Road 48% of Australians plan to go on a road trip over Easter school holidays, yet one in three are significantly underprepared for long haul road trips Almost half of Australians have experienced a mishap on the road (45%) 31% of Aussie parents find their children incredibly distracting in the […]

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Revamped Licences For Queenslanders

Upgraded licence cards will be rolled out across Queensland from this month. Transport and Main Roads (TMR) General Manager for Land Transport Safety and Regulation Andrew Mahon said a new contract for the state’s licence products gave TMR the opportunity to refresh the design and move to a contactless card. “The new cards will maximise […]

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