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Groom Takes The National Stage

In a celebration of Australian creativity and entrepreneurship, the Parliament House National Showcase is highlighting the nation’s top Australian-made products from across Australia. This month, the spotlight shines brightly on Groom, as local entrepreneurs secure two of only nine spots available. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton says this is a remarkable achievement of our […]

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Over 120 Exhibitors At The 2023 Toowoomba Seniors Expo

Making social connections is the theme for Seniors Month this year, and many connections will be made at the Toowoomba Seniors Expo on 26th October in the Toowoomba Showgrounds Founders Pavilion. There will be an even greater range than ever of stalls to connect with health and lifestyle services, legal, educational, social clubs and many […]

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Talk By Rev Tim Costello AO In Toowoomba

Rev Tim Costello AO is coming to Toowoomba on Sunday 22nd October at 1:30pm.  He will be speaking at St Theresa’s Parish Centre, cnr. Campbell and Curzon Sts. on the topic: “The Big Picture, Living in Hope and Awareness”. Tim Costello is one of Australia’s most respected community leaders and a sought-after voice on social […]

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10th Hanging Basket Awards Ceremony

Cobb+Co Toowoomba, during September’s Carnival of Flowers featured an enchanting floral extravaganza with the annual Hanging Basket Display, proudly supported by Yates. More than 50 community groups, individuals and schools transformed the museum into a botanical wonderland with hanging baskets that they created to this year’s theme of ‘Create a Buzz’, and lovingly nurtured over the […]

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Catholic Community To Welcome Seventh Bishop

On Tuesday, 11 July, the Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba will officially welcome Bishop Ken Howell as the seventh Bishop of Toowoomba. It is a significant event for our diocese. A rough boundary of the Toowoomba Diocese is Helidon in the east, stretching to the South Australia and Northern Territory borders, the northern edge at Taroom […]

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Old Mobile Phones A Lifeline For Domestic Violence Victims

Toowoomba residents are urged to donate their old mobile phones to provide a lifeline for victims of domestic violence. The DV Safe Phone program ensures donated mobile phones are erased, tested and distributed to someone in need. Member for Toowoomba South David Janetzki MP said the program was a simple and practical way to help […]

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Local Conservation Groups Urge  Preservation Of Habitat In New Housing Developments

We are calling on our local government and housing developers to conserve habitat in new housing developments across our region.We are deeply concerned about the alarming loss of trees, animals and natural habitats, which seriously threatens the liveability and future of our region. The relentless expansion of poorly planned developments has led to widespread land […]

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Bishop Ken Howell Seventh Bishop Of Toowoomba

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Ken Howell, who has served as Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane since 2017, the seventh Bishop of Toowoomba. Bishop Howell will succeed Bishop Robert McGuckin, who has led the Diocese of Toowoomba since 2012, whose resignation Pope Francis has accepted. “I am deeply humbled to be called by Pope Francis to […]

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