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Do You Know An Inspirational Young Achiever?

Nominations for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards are now open and the search has begun for incredible young people under 29 from Queensland. Everybody knows an inspiring young individual; • Who we all wonder where they find the time to help others • Paving the way for our future through innovative thinking • Who is […]

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New Program Improves Health Of Indigenous Babies

Darling Downs Health has launched an innovative new program aimed at improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies. The Bridging Antenatal Care, Indigenous Babies and Smoking Cessation (BAIBS) program encourages pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, or those women pregnant with an Indigenous baby, to attend antenatal appointments and quit […]

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Local Fire Ban For Toowoomba & Southern Downs Council Areas

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has imposed a local fire ban for South West Region residents. The local fire ban has now been extended until 11.59pm on Sunday 15th September 2019.  This extended Local Fire Ban is imposed over all parts of the following Local Government Areas: Toowoomba Regional Council & Southern Downs Regional […]

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NEXUS Final TSRC Update

Nexus is excited to confirm the entire Toowoomba Second Range Crossing will open to motorists late on Sunday 8 September 2019. The construction of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has been an amazing journey for the team at Nexus and we are especially thankful for the patience from the Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley regions. Since 2015 […]

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Travelling Film Festival In Toowoomba

The Travelling Film Festival is heading to Queensland, next stop Toowoomba from 6 to 8th September, where the best of Sydney Film Festival will screen at BCC Toowoomba Strand Cinemas. Don’t forget to join us for the opening night reception and film STANDING UP FOR SUNNY. TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL TOOWOOMBA PROGRAM (PDF Version)

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Think FAST And Save A Life

Darling Downs Health is marking National Stroke Week by raising awareness of the risk factors and signs of stroke and encouraging all staff and community members to be a FAST hero. FAST stands for Face, Arms, Speech and Time. These are the important signs to look for in a person having a stroke. A stroke […]

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Toowoomba Second Range Crossing Community Open Day

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) invites the region to celebrate the upcoming opening of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing at the Community Open Day on Saturday 7th September 2019. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the views and get up close to the engineering masterpiece that has transformed […]

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