General Interest

Toowoomba To Host Queensland’s Largest Regional Recreational Expo

It seems people in Queensland would rather go bush choosing tents, caravans and motorhomes over plush holiday apartments and overseas holidays according to a recent survey conducted by special event manager, Bob Carroll. “This is now the largest and most dynamic recreational Expo held in regional Queensland and is an event that pulls huge crowds […]

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Oakey Gains Partnerships & Young Legends Awards

The Ergon Energy Tidy Towns Regional Awards (Darling Downs) were presented recently in Toowoomba at Marks Courtyard, City Hall with Toowoomba  Regional Council towns featuring prominently. Two of the awards were secured by Oakey: 1. The OneSteel Recycling PARTNERSHIPS AWARD Over 130 agencies and individuals are partners involved in the Oakey Jigsaw initiative. The social […]

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Highfields Auditorium & Resource Centre Open

Highfields students and the community will have more opportunities to get involved in sport and the performing arts following the completion of the new $2.6 million Highfields State School multipurpose auditorium and the $1.5 million new Resource Centre. State Member for Toowoomba North, Kerry Shine MP, who opened the state of the art hall and […]

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Australian Golfing Greats To Visit City

Some of Australia’s greatest professional golfers will converge on Toowoomba for this year’s staging of the $10,000 R & O Communications Senior Pro Am at the City Golf Club on Monday 2nd August. Former Australian Open champion & three times Queensland Senior Open champion Rodger Davis will spearhead the field which also includes the likes […]

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Council Connections: Week 4, July 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Council Connections with Darren Burton This week Darren talks with TRC’s Eddie Briffa who is involved in the skills formation strategy targeted at the aged care sector.

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Council Connections: Week 3, July 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Council Connections with Darren Burton We look at the Community Information Directory, the Languages and Cultures festival, roadworks, the Carnival of Flowers program and some gallery information.

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Lifeline Skills Toowoomba Green Army

A Queensland Green Army project that gave six recruits the skills and experience they need to find jobs in recycling or waste management wrapped up in Toowoomba recently after 23 weeks. Lifeline received funding of $228,000 under the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative to help 12 people through two intakes to get the skills they […]

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Diabetes Week – Are You The Type?

Member for Toowoomba North Kerry Shine is encouraging Toowoomba residents to think about their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes this National Diabetes Week (11 -17 July 2010). Mr Shine said diabetes was the fastest growing chronic disease in the state, with more than 250,000 Queenslanders living with the disease. “In 2007 it was estimated […]

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