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National Science Week At Cobb+Co Museum

Visitors to Cobb+Co Museum will be able to experience the museum after dark on Friday 17 August for a fun-filled night of science activities for all ages to celebrate National Science Week. Curiouser & Curiouser is a one night only special event to celebrate our Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland exhibition, that will spark the minds […]

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The First Sermon On The Downs Anniversary

To celebrate the achievements of this great pioneer, the Toowoomba Branch of the National Trust of Australia, Queensland, is holding a free Open Day from 10:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m. at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn in Drayton. A church service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. By “Glennie” who will arrive at the Inn in […]

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Aurizon Puts Good Vision On Track

Aurizon, Australia’s largest rail freight operator, has announced that it has awarded a grant to fund the school vision screening in a large part of South-West Queensland. Australian charity Essilor Vision Foundation is the beneficiary of funding under the “Aurizon Community Giving Fund.” The initiative, named the “Aurizon School Vision Screening Program,” will target, mainly, […]

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Commander Grant Edwards Lends His Strength To Unleash The Beast

Commander Grant Edwards, a mental health advocate who once held the crown as Australia’s strongest man, has pulled a 7.5 tonne Lifeline Darling Downs truck with his sheer strength in support of the Unleash the Beast Writing and Wellbeing Symposium. The truck-pull took place in front of students from Years 5 and 6 at Middle Ridge […]

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Ergon, Energex Recruiting 100 Apprentices

Ergon Energy will have a strong focus on employing locals when they recruit the next generation of power industry field and substation crews through an apprenticeship recruitment campaign. General Manager Operational Support Jeff Green said Ergon and Energex were offering 100 positions at 47 locations across the state, including 12 new roles in South West […]

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Tickets Galloping Away!

Toowoomba Hospice has sold over 130 tickets for next month’s Race Day to be held in the Clive Berghofer Atrium at Clifford Park. Chairman of the Toowoomba Hospice Association Mr. Graham Barron OAM said he was very happy with the early response  to their 15th Annual Race Day coming up on the 8th of September. […]

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Toowoomba Philo Mozart Concert

Toowoomba Philharmonic Society in conjunction with St Ursula’s College is hosting and performing a Moments of Mozart Concert on Saturday, 4th August at 2pm. The concert will feature The Coronation Mass and highlights from the Great Mass in C Minor. The soloists will include Deb Rogers, Cherie Vera, Phillip Prendergast and Nicola Hayden. The venue […]

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Queensland State Rose Garden Pruning 2018

As this year is extra special to all interested in THE ROSE and Tourism, we the volunteer Friends of the Queensland State Rose Garden in Newtown Park will be conducting informative TOURS following the Pruning and free Morning Tea. The honour to Toowoomba, the Region and all of  Queensland by The World Federation Rose Society […]

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