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Winton – There At The Beginning Of QANTAS

When QANTAS was formed as a Queensland company on November 16 1920, Winton was recorded as the Registered Office. When QANTAS held its first meeting of the Board of Directors, it was held at the Winton Club. When QANTAS first approached a bank, it was the Bank of New South Wales in Winton. Winton is […]

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“Think Globally, Act Locally”

New Heritage brochure launched on Australia Day at Highfields Pioneer Village Householders’ Options to Protect the Environment (HOPE) Inc. is pleased to announce that its new “Directory of Heritage Facilities and Key Landmarks across the Toowoomba Regional Council Jurisdiction” brochure was launched during Australia Day celebrations at the Highfields Pioneer Village, on Tuesday, 26th January, […]

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Show Your Pride Australia Day 2021

Show your national pride by joining Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) community award presentations and celebrations planned for Australia Day on Tuesday, January 26th. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the national day was a time to reflect on recent challenges, from bushfires and drought to the effects of the ongoing Coronavirus, while also celebrating the […]

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Young Guns Set To Dazzle In Garden City

Young bowlers from across Queensland will take part in Queensland’s 2021 Junior State Championships held at North Toowoomba and Toowoomba Bowls Clubs from Sunday, 17 January to Friday, 22 January to showcase the extraordinary young talent being developed throughout the state. Juniors compete in Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours in the under-18 category, while there […]

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Additional Drive-in COVID-19 Testing Site For Toowoomba

Darling Downs Health has opened an additional pop-up drive-in COVID-19 testing site at the Toowoomba Showgrounds in response to the evolving situation in Brisbane. The Showgrounds pop-up site will re-open Saturday 9th January until Monday 11th January, 8am to 4:30pm. To access the site, please use the main entrance at the Toowoomba Showgrounds, and follow […]

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Spotted At Toowoomba City Aerodrome

This Amphibious Air Tractor 802A Fire Boss aircraft dropped in to refuel. Presumably VH-FNA was en-route to Fraser Island to add to the aerial fire-fighting capacity battling the blaze on the island. So far, 17 aircraft including the Large Air Tanker have dropped almost 1 MILLION litres of water (997,000 litres to be exact) on the […]

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Ground-Breaking Road Safety Program To Save Lives

With just weeks before the end of Term 4, schools around the country are being urged to roll out a free road safety program to help save teenagers’ lives this holiday season. RoadSet is a unique online course teaching Year 9 students the skills to be safe road users whether they’re on a bike, skateboard, […]

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NAIDOC Week 2020

This week we celebrate the history, culture and strength of our First Nation’s people, who’ve lived and cared for this land we get to live on for over 65,000 years.NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all of us to come together and celebrate the histories, cultures, customs and achievements of First Nation’s peoples. Celebrate First […]

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