National Reconciliation Week 2019

It’s claimed that 6 in 10 non-Indigenous Australians have never met an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. That makes it difficult for the everyday person to understand the plight of those who are – in the majority of cases – less advantaged than most Australians. May 27 marks the start of National Reconciliation Week […]

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Raising Funds To Cure Cancer

The Highfields Big Cuppa is an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event raising $352.40 for the Cancer Council on Thursday May 16th 2019 at Highfields Pioneer Village. Besides locals from Highfields and Toowoomba attending, there were 15 residents and carers who came in from Dalby Blue Care, and Bob Lackey a visitor from Cairns.     […]

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Connecting People, Places And The Past

Royal Bull’s Head Inn – Open Day –  Sunday 5th May 2019 The theme for the Australian Heritage Festival is “Connecting People, Places and the Past” and we are thrilled to have award winning Children’s Author – Irena Kobald as our guest. Everyone is welcome to come along to the Royal Bull’s Head Inn, Sunday 5th May 2019 between 10am and […]

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Lifeline’s Rainbow Connections

Lifeline is hosting their Rainbow Connections event on Saturday 18th May at the Armitage Centre, Empire Theatre, Neil Street, Toowoomba. You’re invited to this free one day event promoting regional action on LGBTI+ issues. Speakers include Ben Law, Daniel Witthaus, Rebekah Robertson, Georgie Stone, Nevo Zisin and local identities. At the end of the day […]

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Police Issue Urgent Scam Warning

QPS phone number used by scammers …. Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Financial and Cyber Crime Group have issued a warning to Queensland residents about a scam using a Queensland Police Service phone number to legitimise a government or Australian Taxation Office (ATO) impersonation scam. In this instance the criminals are using a practice […]

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Lost Trades Fair In Toowoomba

Master artisans and traditional tradesmen and women with hundreds of combined years of training will demonstrate and share their skills and talent for heritage trades at Lost Trades Fair Queensland at Cobb+Co Museum, Lindsay Street, Toowoomba. Come and see trades being practised, just as they always have been, but usually behind closed workshop doors. Find […]

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DV Summit Coming Up On May 16th, 2019

Its nearly here…. the anticipation is building of a great gathering at the DV Summit on May 16th, 2019. Its not a talk fest, it’s an information session, combined with a report card with a ‘where to from here’ call to arms for the whole community, an event not to be missed. There are still […]

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Clifford Park Special School Cashes In With Containers For Change

Clifford Park Special School has cashed in more than $10,000 with the recent introduction of the Containers for Change recycling program. The school has operated its own recycling facility for many years which was used as a school-based work program for students. Recycling program coordinator David Shinners said the funds would be used to increase […]

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