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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.