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Camp Oven Festival A Major Regional Event

What started as a little friendly competition around the campfire has grown to become one of Queensland’s flagship tourism events. October 1st and 2nd 2016 The biennial Australian Camp Oven Festival will celebrate its 10th birthday when it is held on October 1 and 2 in Millmerran, Queensland. The brainchild of outback icons Gary Fogarty […]

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Visitors Rolling In For Milmerran’s Biennial Australian Camp Oven Festival

A pop-up tent city and steady stream of caravans and motorhomes is transforming the Millmerran Showgrounds ahead of this weekend’s (October 4 and 5) ninth biennial Australian Camp Oven Festival. The site is a flurry of activity with wood piles being stacked in anticipation of one of the country’s leading bush cooking competitions. Apart from […]

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New Firefighting Water Tanks For Crows Nest

Three new water tanks have been installed in the Crows Nest area as part of Toowoomba Regional Council’s push to build resilience and natural disaster preparedness in the region. The tanks roll-out and installation are part of $63,000 in funding secured by Council under the Queensland Government’s four year strategy – Get Ready Queensland. The […]

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Millmerran, Cecil Plains SES Personnel Thanked For Their Efforts

Millmerran and Cecil Plains SES personnel were presented with certificates of appreciation by Toowoomba Region Mayor, Paul Antonio for their efforts to help combat the grass fire west of Millmerran, over four days in late January. SES Local Controller John Harrison joined Mayor Antonio to formally thank the SES volunteers – Steve Goulding, Viv Pedersen, […]

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