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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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Asteroids Named For Researchers

Professor Jonti Horner and Dr Tim Holt recognised by International Astronomical Union Rather than having their name up in lights, two University of Southern Queensland researchers have instead made a name for themselves amongst the stars. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named a pair of asteroids after experts Professor Jonti Horner and Dr Tim […]

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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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World Science Festival Queensland On Its Way To Cobb+Co

It’s not a tincture, it’s not a dram, it’s a whole PINT…OF SCIENCE! You read right Toowoomba brainiacs. World Science Festival Queensland and Pint of Science have teamed up to bring you a cheeky satellite event at Cobb+Co Museum on 20 May 2023, ahead of the official Pint of Science global festival, #pint23 from 22-24 […]

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A Toe Tapping  Time For All Ages

Mother’s Day 2023 will be a fun day for all those who have come to love Toowoomba’s Newtown Park,  its history, majestic trees and the Queensland State Rose Garden with 2,800 Roses.   There’ll be plenty of tables and seating in the Rose Cottage and in the beautiful Rose Garden lawn areas under leafy trees, […]

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