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Using A Window For Hazard Reduction

Week starting September 7: A large fuel reduction burn will occur across the Toowoomba escarpment extending from Harvey Street in the north, through to The Range Highway, Toowoomba Connection Road, in the south. This burn includes a large section of Jubilee Park, some private landholdings and a small section of Redwood Park. Prince Henry Heights is […]

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Light Horse QMI Challenge

The Darling Downs Troop of the 11th Light Horse inaugurated “the QMI Challenge”, a Military Equestrian Skills Competition which in normal times brings competitors from as far afield as Tamworth to Rockhampton, to the Toowoomba Showgrounds. We have the privilege to have been awarded the Governor General’s Medal (as Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force) […]

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The FATAL FIVE For Road Safety Awareness

Learn and know :Speeding Speeding – What is the problem with speeding? THE FACTS (Click Here) Speeding increases the risk of being involved in a fatal or serious injury crash: You travel further in the time it takes you to notice and then react to hazards; You are more likely to lose control of your […]

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The Glennie Pantry Is Full

The pantry is full – an outstanding 405 kilograms of groceries now fill the shelves of the St Luke’s pantry, thanks to the latest ‘service to others’ initiative run by The Glennie School.Student Representative (SRC) Council of Year 6 students. Each year, the SRC prides itself on fundraising initiatives that make a real difference in […]

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2020 Face Of Weetwood Announced

Clifford Park’s annual search for a Face Of Weetwood Ambassador will highlight a racing industry trailblazer. Nominations for the prestigious title poured in  and resulted in this year’s honours being awarded to local jockey and undisputed “Queen of Clifford Park”, Skye Bogenhuber. Toowoomba Turf Club Chief Executive Officer Lizzy King said the Club was delighted […]

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Town Crier At 75th VP Day Commemoration

The Toowoomba Region’s Town Crier, Kevin Howarth will join a global chorus on Saturday, August 15th to commemorate one of the final acts of World War Two when he delivers a heartfelt tribute at Toowoomba’s Mother’s Memorial at 11.05am. Mr Howarth will mark the 75th anniversary of VP Day (Victory in the Pacific), marking the […]

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Megan O’Hara Sullivan To Contest Toowoomba North

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Megan O’Hara Sullivan will join her team to contest Toowoomba North for Labor in the election to be held later this year. As a Toowoomba Councillor, Megan O’Hara Sullivan knows how to get things done, and has always valued results over politics. On Council, Ms O’Hara Sullivan has helped deliver […]

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2020 Bronze Swagman Award

The results for the 2020 (49th) annual Bronze Swagman Award for Bush Verse have been announced by organisers, The Winton Business and Tourism Association. Judge Jack Drake of Stanthorpe has chosen Marco Gliori’s poem “FUMBLES” as the winner of $500 and a bronze statuette crafted by Queensland sculptor Daphne Mayo. Marco hails from Warwick in […]

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