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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Royal Bull’s Head Inn August Open Day

This Open Day (Sunday 5th August) at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn we’ll have a number of *        Christening gowns on display from both the Inn’s collection and others kindly provided *        Demonstrations/displays by Toowoomba Lacemakers *        Antique pram display *        Wooden toys for […]

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Finding The Tastiest Water In Queensland

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is aiming to be crowned as having the tastiest water in Queensland next month when it enters the state finals of the Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test. Earlier this month TRC was named as the 2018 South West Queensland winner and will now compete at the Queensland […]

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