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Darling Downs Entrant Named Miss Showgirl 2011

Samantha Gluer has been named the 2011 Queensland Country Life Miss Showgirl at the Royal Queensland Show. She hails from Crow’s Nest and was the Darling Downs representative in the statewide competition. A former student of Fairholme College in Toowoomba, Samantha is 19 years of age and is currently studying for a Bachelor of Biomedical […]

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Toowoomba Grammar 'Old Boys', Graham Turner, Chamber of Commerce President, Geoff McDonald and Alan Jones

Over $40,000 Raised At Toowoomba Disaster Appeal Breakfast

The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce held one of their chief Disaster Appeal fundraising events at Picnic Point on Friday, 28th January. The venue was fully booked with 440 people in attendance to hear keynote speakers, Flight Centre founder and Managing Director Graham ‘Skroo’ Turner and Australia’s most popular Talkback Presenter and former Wallaby  coach and […]

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2011 Australia Day Awards – Toowoomba Regional Council Area

Australia Day is an opportunity to acknowledge those who have worked tirelessly to help make our nation one of the proudest and most prosperous countries in the world. This year in particular, when we’ve seen such devastation in our region and throughout our nation, it is important to recognise those who help the community in […]

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Mystery Person In Toowoomba Flood Photo Safe

The photo  below was received by a local police officer from a member of the public overlooking the floods from the Grand Central Shopping Centre, looking on to Dent Street, Toowoomba on Monday, 10th January. Fears were held for the safety of the person in the water but police would now like to advise the […]

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Queensland Police Publish Names Of Missing & Dead

People Listed as Missing in Queensland Floods. http://www.facebook.com/notes/queensland-police-service/people-missing-after-queensland-floods-thebigwet-qldfloods/160641460650541 Please limit any comments out of respect for the families and friends of the deceased. The devastation of the disaster that has struck Queensland is no more apparent than when it claims a life… People Listed as Deceased. http://www.police.qld.gov.au/News+and+Alerts/Media+Releases/2011/01/15deceased.htm We wish to extend our condolences and sympathy […]

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Evacuations Needed Again In Dalby

Following heavy rain today (Sun 11th January) in the Myall Creek catchment, authorities in Dalby are preparing for flooding in the town. At least a 3 metre peak is anticipated in Myall Creek in Dalby by 6.00am Monday. Residents in at risk locations are being recommended to self-evacuate to the Dalby Showgrounds. People with vehicles, […]

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Local Toowoomba Artist Exhibits At Crow’s Nest Regional Art Gallery

During the month of January, Crow’s Nest Regional Art Gallery will be showcasing works from local Toowoomba artist Chantel Schott. This will be Chantel’s first solo exhibition at the gallery and she has put together a montage of paintings that are innovative, quirky and bright. The Lost Imaginarium will run from 4 – 30 January […]

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Defence Establishes Wider Support To Queensland Flood Disaster

In response to the deepening flood crisis in Queensland, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has established a Joint Task Force (JTF) for the conduct of Operation QUEENSLAND FLOOD ASSIST. JTF 637 was established on New Year’s Day, under the command of Colonel Luke Foster, an experienced Army officer. In order to provide the best possible […]

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