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Common Problem Fixed By Surgeon At St Vincent’s

Urologist Dr Devang Desai has performed the first Rezum therapy in a private hospital on the Darling and Southern Downs, at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Toowoomba. Toowoomba local, Colin Kessler, was able to receive the Rezum therapy for benign prostate enlargement. This therapy uses the thermal energy from steam to target extra prostate tissue causing […]

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NASA And USQ Discover Four Alien Worlds

Astronomers have identified four new exoplanets, worlds beyond our solar system, orbiting a pair of related young stars called TOI 2076 and TOI 1807. The two stars, only 130 light years away, and their ‘teenage’ planets may help unlock a mystery of the universe – how planetary systems, including our own, evolved. NASA has announced […]

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“Hoof It For Hospice Care”

Toowoomba Hospice has launched its latest fundraising initiative, “Hoof It For Hospice Care” (HOOF IT). The initiative is the brainchild of Hospice Management Committee member Ray Pern,  Administration and Fundraising Manager Mark Munro and their small team of volunteers. Ray said, “The loss of a key fundraiser, Toowoomba Camellia Show, was a bitter blow to […]

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Toowoomba 2021 NAIDOC Week Calendar

Local events for upcoming NAIDOC Week commences this weekend…. although a few of the smaller events have been postponed being Cent Sale, Artisan Markets and Toowoomba Base Hospital day, all other events are going ahead with great expectations for good numbers to turn out. Our biggest events for the week will be our Awards Dinner […]

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SE Queensland + Townsville 3 Day Lockdown

From 6pm Tuesday 29th June until 6pm Friday 2 July, residents in the local government areas of Townsville, Palm Island, Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and Gold Coast can only leave your home or accommodation for one of these four reasons: 1. to buy essentials […]

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Queensland Public Health Directions From 29th June

Whilst this doesn’t affect us directly (for now), you should be aware – even more so if you plan on traveling eastwards from the Darling Downs. The Queensland Government is advising new restrictions will come into place from 1am Tuesday, 29th June for the 11 local government areas of Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay, […]

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USQ Researcher Named ‘Scientist Of The Year’

As one of our closest planetary neighbours, Mars has served as a source of legends since the first storytellers slept under the stars – Dr Graziella Caprarelli’s fascination with the Red Planet has forged more than 20 years of research and resulted in her joining a team to discover lakes of salty water on Mars. […]

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COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccination Clinic 5th-6th June

Darling Downs Health will be providing the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine at extra weekend clinics on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th June. Annette Scott, from the Darling Downs Health Emergency Operations Centre, said the Baillie Henderson Vaccination Clinic would be open from 7am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. “We have seen a great uptake of […]

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