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Health And Emergency Professionals To Share Accounts On Natural Disasters On September 3rd

Emergency services personnel who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Queensland floods, the earthquake in Christchurch and Cyclone Yasi in North Queensland will share their personal experiences in Toowoomba this Saturday (September 3). The “Disaster Medicine ANZ 2011” Rural Critical Care Conference, to be held at the City Golf Club, will feature presentations by doctors, […]

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Hospital Charity Event Set To Make Pulses Race Saturday, 3rd September

Hundreds of guests will indulge in fun, fashion, fine food and a flutter at the Toowoomba Turf Club on Saturday, September 3, for the 17th annual St Vincent’s Hospital – Black Family Charity Race Day. The twilight racing meet is St Vincent’s Hospital’s premier charity event and features a fast paced, seven-race program, including the […]

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Toowoomba Grammar 'Old Boys', Graham Turner, Chamber of Commerce President, Geoff McDonald and Alan Jones

Over $40,000 Raised At Toowoomba Disaster Appeal Breakfast

The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce held one of their chief Disaster Appeal fundraising events at Picnic Point on Friday, 28th January. The venue was fully booked with 440 people in attendance to hear keynote speakers, Flight Centre founder and Managing Director Graham ‘Skroo’ Turner and Australia’s most popular Talkback Presenter and former Wallaby  coach and […]

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2011 Australia Day Awards – Toowoomba Regional Council Area

Australia Day is an opportunity to acknowledge those who have worked tirelessly to help make our nation one of the proudest and most prosperous countries in the world. This year in particular, when we’ve seen such devastation in our region and throughout our nation, it is important to recognise those who help the community in […]

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Mixed Bag Of Entertainment For Australia Day 2011

Highfields Pioneer Village on Australia Day (Wednesday, 26th January) will have a variety of entertainment and displays, sure to interest all ages. Highfields entertainer Trevor Dodds will be performing a selection of Australian band music including Cold Chisel and Men at Work as well as songs by Lee Kernaghan, Paul Kelly, Peter Allen and John […]

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Mystery Person In Toowoomba Flood Photo Safe

The photo  below was received by a local police officer from a member of the public overlooking the floods from the Grand Central Shopping Centre, looking on to Dent Street, Toowoomba on Monday, 10th January. Fears were held for the safety of the person in the water but police would now like to advise the […]

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Queensland Police Publish Names Of Missing & Dead

People Listed as Missing in Queensland Floods. http://www.facebook.com/notes/queensland-police-service/people-missing-after-queensland-floods-thebigwet-qldfloods/160641460650541 Please limit any comments out of respect for the families and friends of the deceased. The devastation of the disaster that has struck Queensland is no more apparent than when it claims a life… People Listed as Deceased. http://www.police.qld.gov.au/News+and+Alerts/Media+Releases/2011/01/15deceased.htm We wish to extend our condolences and sympathy […]

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Evacuations Needed Again In Dalby

Following heavy rain today (Sun 11th January) in the Myall Creek catchment, authorities in Dalby are preparing for flooding in the town. At least a 3 metre peak is anticipated in Myall Creek in Dalby by 6.00am Monday. Residents in at risk locations are being recommended to self-evacuate to the Dalby Showgrounds. People with vehicles, […]

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