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Multicultural Men’s Shed For Darling Heights Community

A group of volunteers is working on a project to build a multicultural men’s shed at Darling Heights State School to help upskill and integrate migrant men into the community. Darling Heights State School parent/student engagement officer Ricky Adams approached the Toowoomba West Men’s Shed last year to be involved in the project and they […]

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Remembering Our War Animals

Toowoomba Regional Council is inviting the community to remember our war animals on National Purple Poppy Day. The Animal War Memorial at the Queensland State Rose Garden, Newtown will host a commemoration service at 9.00am on Sunday, 24th February. Toowoomba Regional Council Deputy Mayor Cr Carol Taylor said animals have served our nation in war, […]

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Richest Ever Local Bowls Carnival

The North Toowoomba Bowls Club will stage Toowoomba’s richest-ever Lawn Bowls carnival this weekend when the 2019 $12,000 Great Northern Brewing Company Australia Day Open Prestige Fours is contested over 3 days at the North Toowoomba greens. A capacity field of 32 teams (132 players)will play in the Fours carnival on Saturday 26th & Sunday […]

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“Boxing Kangaroo” To Speak On Australia Day At Highfields Pioneer Village

Indigenous Queenslander, 22 yr old boxing champion Clay Waterman known as the “Boxing Kangaroo”, began boxing at the age of 10. He became Australia’s first ever Amateur Boxing World Champion at 15 years of age. Clay travelled to Kazakhstan to compete at the World Junior Amateur Championships In July 2011, Leading into the championships – […]

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State Rose Garden Fashion Parade

The Friends of Queensland State Rose Garden in Newtown Park, Toowoomba and Toowoomba Floral Art Group are inviting you to attend their Summer Fashion Parade featuring styles by Portofino, many of which are now made in Bribane. The Parade starts at 1.00 pm on Saturday, 12th January in the Rose Cottage in Newyown Park. All […]

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Superhero Sunday At Highfields Pioneer Village

SUPERHERO APPEARANCE  During Sausage Sizzle Lunch… Sunday January 6th 2019,also …. Everyone is invited to dress up as their favourite superhero! The Best Dressed Hero will receive a 10 pkt of Tickets to Ride! There will be Billy Tea and Damper, refreshments and Sausage Sizzle available on the day. The Fire Engine Museum is open […]

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December Open Day At Royal Bull’s Head Inn

To keep up to date on what’s happening at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn, head to our Facebook Page or follow us on Instagram.  Also, if you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, or would like to make a private booking, contact the Trust on toowoomba@nationaltrustqld.org or phone Debby on 0490 363 719. Open Day Details: Date:                            Sunday 2nd December 2018 […]

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Toowoomba City Hall Lighting Up For Christmas

After months of preparation Toowoomba’s  City Hall is to be transformed into the spirit of Christmas with the lighting up of thousands of Christmas lights on Thursday, December 6th. Toowoomba City Council (TRC) Chair Environment and Community Committee Cr Geoff McDonald said “The Festive spirit is well and truly upon us and Council is thrilled […]

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