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Mayor Pays Tribute To Leading Citizen

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has paid tribute to the distinguished community service of prominent Toowoomba identity, Professor Peter Swannell AM, who died on Wednesday, 8th January. Mayor Antonio said he extended his sympathies to Professor Swannell’s wife, Janice, and his extended family. “On behalf of Council and the wider community, I am deeply saddened […]

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Millmerran Loses Its Only Medical Practice

The rural town of Millmerran south-west of Toowoomba has been shocked to find its only GP clinic is now closed. The Millmerran Medical Centre at 45 Campbell Street despatched text messages and emails to patients informing them the surgery  wouldn’t re-open in 2020. ** IMPORTANT NOTICE ** Millmerran Medical Centre will NOT be re-opening in […]

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It’s Time To Welcome In The New Year

To finish 2019 in style, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will once again host a free night of family friendly celebrations in lower Queens Park, off Margaret Street, Toowoomba. TRC Environment and Community Committee Chair Councillor Geoff McDonald said the celebrations were an ideal opportunity for residents to unwind and reflect on the past year. “With […]

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Discover Science On The Move At Cobb+Co Museum

Explore the scientific principles of music, light, force and motion with a range of fascinating and interactive experiences at Cobb+Co’s latest exhibition Science on the Move, now open With 23 exhibits and 35 hands-on activities, visitors can engage both the body and the mind in all things science. Queensland Museum Network CEO Dr Jim Thompson […]

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Caution Against Bushfire Smoke Advised

With smoke from a bushfire near Millmerran affecting some communities within the Darling Downs Health district, residents have been urged to take precautions and minimise exposure to smoke. “Increased amounts of smoke and particulates from ash in the air due to bushfires can pose risks for some members of the community,” said Darling Downs Public […]

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Hospital Performing Lifesaving Implantation

A pacemaker is a small device inserted into the chest to keep the heart beating when it would otherwise stop. The device uses an electrical pulse to prompt the heart to beat. Toowoomba Hospital is now performing lifesaving pacemaker implantation with great success. Darling Downs Health Cardiologist Dr Caleb Mengel said patients who are passing […]

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Toowoomba Small Business Expo

Toowoomba City Council in conjunction with local business, industry groups and sponsors are hosting the BIGGEST SALES FOCUSED 1 day networking event for business across the region. It is GREAT to see 150 businesses showcasing their products and services at the 2nd Annual Toowoomba Business Expo on Friday, 29th November. In a time with drought, […]

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Pumps Back In Operation At Cressbrook

Water operations at Cressbrook Dam are back online following days of emergency works from Ergon Energy and Toowoomba Regional Council staff. However, while systems come back up to full operational speed Council urges everyone on the Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply to continue conserving water. Following the Pechey bushfires, which burnt powerlines connected to some of […]

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