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Australia Day In Toowoomba Region

Australians all let us rejoice!!!  It’s Australia Day!!!   Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Paul Antonio is urging one and all to go to a community event and celebrate Australia Day, Friday January 26th. “Whether it’s an old fashioned Aussie barbie, bush dance, rafting race or a pool party you are looking for, the Toowoomba Region […]

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Enjoy Australia Day At Highfields Pioneer Village

Highfields Pioneer Village has traditionally hosted many thousands of people from near and far, celebrating Australia Day in a unique heritage location. Australia Day Celebrations at Highfields are jam-packed full of fun with displays and entertainment to interest all ages. The day kicks off at 9.00am with Milking of the Cow, then Beekeeping, Blacksmithing, Working Draught […]

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Celebrate Australia Day At A TRC Community Event

Show your national pride by joining any of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) community celebrations planned for Australia Day on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. TRC Customer Service portfolio leader Cr Anne Glasheen said the various Council-sponsored events across the region offered a great family outing. “Council is pleased to be involved with regional Australia Day ceremonies […]

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Dalby And Jandowae Australia Day Ambassador

Ross McKinnon Ross McKinnon AM is the retired Curator-in-Charge of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha. Internationally regarded as one of the world’s leading sub-tropical Botanic Gardens, they feature significant plant collections including the world’s largest representative collection of Australian native rainforest plants. He is Patron, Life or Honorary Member of 32 horticultural organisations. In […]

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Downs Dairy Museum A Highlight Of Australia Day At Highfields Pioneer Village

A reunion for anyone connected to the The Downs Co-operative Dairy Association (Unity) Factory in Brook St, Toowoomba will be held at the Highfields Pioneer Village, Museum & Park Inc, 73 Wirraglen Rd on Australia Day, 26th January 2014. The Pioneer Village opens at 9:00am, nibbles at 10:00am. The Downs Dairy Museum dedicated to the […]

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Pittsworth Footballer Wins Postle Gift run on Australia Day

The A B Postle Gift commemorates the exploits of professional runner, Arthur Benjamin Postle (1881 – 1965) born at Springside near what is now Pittsworth, Queensland. He achieved world fame in his crimson costume as ‘The Crimson Flash’, competing in England, Wales, Scotland, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Before going into semi-retirement in 1912, […]

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Date Claimer: Australia Day At Highfields Pioneer Village

Highfields Pioneer Village Treasurer, Jody Ashford & Greg Ingram, Highfields Australia Day Committee chair preparing for the Village Australia Day celebration Celebrate Australia Day 2010 at the Highfields Pioneer Village on Tuesday 26 January 2010 starting at 9:30am (Official Ceremony at 2PM). View the full Australia Day Program here (PDF)

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