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Toowoomba Paints The City Maroon For Queensland Week

The Toowoomba Region has a maroon glow from with city landmarks lit up to celebrate Queensland Week through to Sunday, June 10. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is encouraging the community to wear maroon to show how much we love our state. “Queensland celebrates its birthday this week and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate […]

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Toowoomba Region Australia Day Award Winners

Australia Day Regional Citizen of the Year – Luke Terry The world is a better place due to the influence and compassion shown by people like Luke Terry. He has a passion for social enterprise and the drive to see his big-picture ideas come to fruition. Luke leads the Toowoomba Clubhouse as Executive Director. The […]

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TRC Approves Appointment Of Town Crier

Oyez. Oyez. Toowoomba Regional Council today approved the appointment of Kevin Howarth as the Toowoomba Region Town Crier and Honorary Ambassador. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said he was pleased to welcome Mr Howarth to the important ceremonial role. Mayor Antonio said the Town Crier’s position added a unique touch to many civic and community […]

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Grant Opportunities For Toowoomba Regional Initiatives

Residents and organisations seeking funding and assistance for their not-for-profit ventures are encouraged to apply now for Toowoomba Regional Council’s Community Grant Programs. These programs provide opportunities to gain funding or in-kind support for various initiatives. New for this year is the Sports Tourism Event Grant Program, which supports eligible organisations to develop and deliver successful […]

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Our Local Government Areas Drought Declared

State Minister for Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, and Member for Toowoomba South, Dr John McVeigh has advised  more than 79% of Queensland is now officially drought declared, the largest area ever recorded. The 15 shires now listed  are Banana, Bundaberg, Cherbourg, Fraser Coast, Gladstone, Goondiwindi, Gympie, Moreton Bay, Noosa, North Burnett, South Burnett, Southern Downs, […]

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2013 A Strong Year For The Toowoomba Region

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has labelled 2013 as a ‘strong and productive’ period for the region. “The past 12 months has seen some very positive developments for this region across both economic and social contexts. I am proud of what my colleagues and I have achieved throughout the year,” Mayor Antonio said. Listing highlights […]

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