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Toowoomba Region Australia Day Awards

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the national day was a time to reflect on recent challenges, including the bushfires in our region and the more recent fires around the country, while also celebrating the best aspects of living in Australia. “We have a lot to be thankful for when you consider our good fortune […]

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Revisiting Our Pioneering Past

There’ll be  plenty to interest and entertain families at Highfields Pioneer Village on Australia Day, Sunday January 26th. Members are busy arranging a program which includes the Fire Museum, beekeeping, blacksmithing, tinsmithing and silversmithing, a working draught horse, sheep shearing and spinning and weaving. There’ll also miniature train and vintage bus rides for a small […]

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Australia Day In Toowoomba Region

Australians all let us rejoice!!!  It’s Australia Day!!!   Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Paul Antonio is urging one and all to go to a community event and celebrate Australia Day, Friday January 26th. “Whether it’s an old fashioned Aussie barbie, bush dance, rafting race or a pool party you are looking for, the Toowoomba Region […]

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Enjoy Australia Day At Highfields Pioneer Village

Highfields Pioneer Village has traditionally hosted many thousands of people from near and far, celebrating Australia Day in a unique heritage location. Australia Day Celebrations at Highfields are jam-packed full of fun with displays and entertainment to interest all ages. The day kicks off at 9.00am with Milking of the Cow, then Beekeeping, Blacksmithing, Working Draught […]

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Celebrate Australia Day At A TRC Community Event

Show your national pride by joining any of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) community celebrations planned for Australia Day on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. TRC Customer Service portfolio leader Cr Anne Glasheen said the various Council-sponsored events across the region offered a great family outing. “Council is pleased to be involved with regional Australia Day ceremonies […]

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Dalby And Jandowae Australia Day Ambassador

Ross McKinnon Ross McKinnon AM is the retired Curator-in-Charge of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha. Internationally regarded as one of the world’s leading sub-tropical Botanic Gardens, they feature significant plant collections including the world’s largest representative collection of Australian native rainforest plants. He is Patron, Life or Honorary Member of 32 horticultural organisations. In […]

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Invitation To DownsSteam For Tuesday January 26th

We would like to invite you to Australia Day at DownsSteam! There is plenty to do and see, there is KidsMix for the Kids and Ranger Nick with his amazing camp oven cooking for lunch. Check out the DreamTime Carriage, View the latest QR Carriages, Rail motor Restoration and the Steam Engine 106 Restoration. Entry […]

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Downs Dairy Museum A Highlight Of Australia Day At Highfields Pioneer Village

A reunion for anyone connected to the The Downs Co-operative Dairy Association (Unity) Factory in Brook St, Toowoomba will be held at the Highfields Pioneer Village, Museum & Park Inc, 73 Wirraglen Rd on Australia Day, 26th January 2014. The Pioneer Village opens at 9:00am, nibbles at 10:00am. The Downs Dairy Museum dedicated to the […]

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