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Australian Historical Association Conference

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will host Australia’s premier event for historians on the theme of local communities in a world of global networks. The Australian Historical Association (AHA) Annual Conference attracts experts from across the country, New Zealand and the United States. Visiting historians will explore just how a complex mix of local […]

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Maker Space School Holiday Program

Cobb+Co’s Maker Space school holiday program has kicked off! The Museum has been transformed into a maze of fun with many activities to take part in as kids use their imagination and a range of recycled and unique materials to build and make some very special creations. Kids can stimulate their imagination at the following activity […]

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New Sciencentre Brings Energy To Life

Imaginations are being sparked and curious minds enthralled at Cobb+Co Museum’s brand new Sciencentre which has opened in time for school holiday fun. The Sciencentre is a new permanent discovery zone allowing visitors of all ages to be curious about their world, ask questions and test ideas in this fun and experience rich environment. Queensland […]

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A Rewarding Start For Village Mini-Markets

The first monthly Sunday mini-market (to be held on the last Sunday of each month) saw stallholders selling arts, crafts, produce and second hand goods, and prepackaged food stalls goods. The day at Highfields Pioneer Village was deemed a resounding success attended by lots of local families. There was plenty of fun to be had […]

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Launch Of Queensland’s Largest Camellia Show

The much anticipated Toowoomba Camellia Show and Garden Expo will be officially launched this Friday, 28th June at The Springs Garden World, 333 Spring Street, Kearney’s Spring. At 9.00am Toowoomba Hospice Chair Graham Barron OAM and VIP’s will cut a spectacular Camellia garland which will trigger off several weeks of frenetic activity ending in Queensland’s […]

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Calling All Would-Be Cyber Crime Fighters

Not all crime fighters wear badges or capes. The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has launched a specialist master’s degree for those who want to fight cyber attacks. USQ’s new Master of Cyber Security provides students practical training in cyber protection and security, as well as transferable skills that can be applied to multiple professions. […]

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Mini-Market For Highfields Pioneer Village

Highfields Pioneer Village are introducing a Monthly Sunday Market from Sunday, 30th June (and the last Sunday of each Month) selling Handmade, Vintage, Pre-loved, Up-Cycled, Recycled and Eco-friendly goods. We are seeking arts, crafts, produce and second hand goods and pre-packaged food stall vendors. Sites are $15 each (must have own insurance). The Mini-Market will […]

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The Singing Shearer Is Coming To Town

Highfields Pioneer Village are pleased to welcome a new regular volunteer and one with a passion for entertaining. For the past 30 years Terry Arnold has run a successful farming and grazing property – he is a ‘wheat and sheep’ man. Terry has been riding horses for over 60 years and operating machinery and motor […]

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