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Groom Takes The National Stage

In a celebration of Australian creativity and entrepreneurship, the Parliament House National Showcase is highlighting the nation’s top Australian-made products from across Australia. This month, the spotlight shines brightly on Groom, as local entrepreneurs secure two of only nine spots available. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton says this is a remarkable achievement of our […]

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The Geminids: The Year’s Best Meteor Shower Is Upon Us

As an astronomer and meteor enthusiast, I’d say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Each December sees the return of the Geminid meteor shower – the best natural fireworks display of the year – and people the world over head out to enjoy the show. And this one will be a true spectacle. […]

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Over 120 Exhibitors At The 2023 Toowoomba Seniors Expo

Making social connections is the theme for Seniors Month this year, and many connections will be made at the Toowoomba Seniors Expo on 26th October in the Toowoomba Showgrounds Founders Pavilion. There will be an even greater range than ever of stalls to connect with health and lifestyle services, legal, educational, social clubs and many […]

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Talk By Rev Tim Costello AO In Toowoomba

Rev Tim Costello AO is coming to Toowoomba on Sunday 22nd October at 1:30pm.  He will be speaking at St Theresa’s Parish Centre, cnr. Campbell and Curzon Sts. on the topic: “The Big Picture, Living in Hope and Awareness”. Tim Costello is one of Australia’s most respected community leaders and a sought-after voice on social […]

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The Toowoomba Hospice Is Getting All Jazzy

Toowoomba Hospice is holding its Annual Charity Jazz Brunch on Sunday 29th October 2023 – doors open at 9:30am for a 10am start in the Allan Cunningham function room at Burke & Wills Hotel Toowoomba.   Tickets are on sale for $45 per person. You will enjoy a buffet brunch whilst listening to Jazz music! There will be […]

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10th Hanging Basket Awards Ceremony

Cobb+Co Toowoomba, during September’s Carnival of Flowers featured an enchanting floral extravaganza with the annual Hanging Basket Display, proudly supported by Yates. More than 50 community groups, individuals and schools transformed the museum into a botanical wonderland with hanging baskets that they created to this year’s theme of ‘Create a Buzz’, and lovingly nurtured over the […]

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Asteroids Named For Researchers

Professor Jonti Horner and Dr Tim Holt recognised by International Astronomical Union Rather than having their name up in lights, two University of Southern Queensland researchers have instead made a name for themselves amongst the stars. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named a pair of asteroids after experts Professor Jonti Horner and Dr Tim […]

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Catholic Community To Welcome Seventh Bishop

On Tuesday, 11 July, the Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba will officially welcome Bishop Ken Howell as the seventh Bishop of Toowoomba. It is a significant event for our diocese. A rough boundary of the Toowoomba Diocese is Helidon in the east, stretching to the South Australia and Northern Territory borders, the northern edge at Taroom […]

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