“No Wrong Door” A Hypothetical

To raise awareness of domestic and family violence in our community, the Toowoomba Domestic and Family Violence  Prevention Service (DFVPS) is holding a Hypothetical entitled “No Wrong Door” on Thursday evening the 27th May 2010. The latest statistics from the Qld Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research identify that the Toowoomba DFVPS saw 575 […]

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Happy Trekker Tag Along Tour

The Rotary Club of Toowoomba East(RCTE)  have been running Tag alongs for the past 15 years…. traditionally we have run “OUTBACK GETAWAY “ bi-annually, which is a fully catered tag along that is accompanied with a 4 piece band and support vehicles, and has auctions of donated goods raising up to $100,000 for various charities.  […]

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Hospice Launches “Challenge”

The Toowoomba Hospice has officially launched the Annual Darling Downs Free Dress Challenge for 2010! At the Launch, Hospice Chairman Mr Graham Barron OAM encouraged all businesses, clubs, organisations and schools to have a free dress day during the months of May and June to raise funds for the Toowoomba Hospice, “these funds will assist […]

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Celebrate Museums Alight! Sat 15 – Sun 23 May

Queensland’s museums and galleries are opening their doors and inviting visitors to join the worldwide celebrations for International Museum Day (18 May) during Museums Alight! which runs from 15 to 23 May 2010. Now in its sixth year, Museums Alight! is a state-wide annual event presented by Museum and Gallery Services Queensland (M&GSQ) to highlight […]

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A Public Lecture On The Golden Age Of Mexican Painting

Chloe Sayer, an internationally recognized specialist in Latin American art and culture, will present a lecture for the Toowoomba Group of the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS) on Tuesday, 18th May. Chloe, who hails from London, will speak on the ground-breaking art of  Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Kahlo and Rivera have iconic […]

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Race On To Be Number One

Firefighters from across the State will go head-to-head 14th and 15th May as the final round of the Road Crash Rescue (RCR) Challenge comes to a thrilling conclusion at the Toowoomba Showgrounds. With the competitive tradition which started at the inaugural National RCR Competition in Brisbane, Queensland in 1995, the Holmatro RCR Challenge trophy has […]

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Grab A Hat For The Mad Dalby Garden Tea Party!

Cancer Council Queensland’s Dalby Volunteer Branch is stirring up community support for the charity, hosting a ‘mad hatters’ inspired Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea on Sunday May 30. The afternoon garden tea party will be held in the beautiful surrounds at Dalby’s Winter Gardens. Cancer Council Queensland branch volunteer and event organiser, Lola Stegar, says the […]

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Council Connections: Week 2, May 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Audio: Council Connections with Darren Burton This week’s report deals with the Emergency Rescue Championships at Toowoomba Showgrounds, Hampton Food & Arts Festival, a library book sale, volunteers briefing and roadworks.

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