General Interest

2010 QLD Training Awards Darling Downs South West Regional Finalists

Twenty-one of the Darling Downs South West region’s best employers, apprentices, trainees and vocational students are preparing to compete in their local final as part of the Queensland Government’s top industry awards program — the Queensland Training Awards. Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year Caleb Mayne from Kingaroy Jacob McMahon from Highfields Desiree Kirby from […]

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Council Connections: Week 3, June 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’s program is on Children’s holiday programs (Bushcapades and Art Gallery), there are also reminders about business licences, dog and cat licences and the sustainable house closing. We tell people of rates notices […]

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Wilsonton Lions Club Puts Best Paw Forward……

Wilsonton Lions Club has continued to show their support to the Toowoomba Hospice by supporting the ‘Adopt A Room’ Campaign for $3,500.00 to help with the care of people who are suffering from a terminal illness. Toowoomba Hospice Chairman Mr. Graham Barron OAM said “The Wilsonton Lions Club has again shown their support by giving […]

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Woolshed Welcomes Spyglass Drive To Brunch

Each month the Jondaryan Woolshed presents the best of local musical talent at its Big Country Sunday Brunch and guests at this weekend’s event will be delighted with the Brunch debut of the Spyglass Drive trio. Spyglass Drive is an energetic ensemble playing upbeat interpretations of jazz, country and rock. Featuring Graham Muller on piano, […]

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Warwick Emergency Services Remember Day

The theme is ‘Remember Day’ which will highlight that members of the Warwick Emergency Services (Police, Fire, Ambulance and SES) remember those who have been killed or injured in traffic crashes and encourage members of the community to: firstly remember those persons and secondly remember to drive safely themselves. The morning will consist of the […]

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Putting Parents In The Picture

Sexual assault, bar-room fights, use of illegal recreational drugs, binge drinking and underage drinking are all issues that teenagers may face but do they know how to react? This and many other questions will be answered at a special information evening, called `Putting Parents in the Picture’, to be held at Harristown High School on […]

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Council Connections: Week 2, June 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Audio: Council Connections with Darren Burton This week, Darren talks about June 30 deadlines for business licences, dog and cat registrations, and the sustainable house closing soon. Also a call for volunteers for the Endeavour Cycle Challenge and the […]

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New Scheme To Keep Vulnerable Community Members Safer

Few experiences are more terrifying for parents than having their child go missing. A new scheme launched by Crime Stoppers in Toowoomba this week aims to avoid those situations by helping vulnerable members of the community reunite with loved ones more quickly and easily. Designed for young children, dependant elderly, and people with disabilities, the […]

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