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Darling Downs Pioneering Spirit Captured

Family historians have captured the stories of 60 pioneers from Toowoomba and across the Darling Downs. The book titled “Men of Fire, Iron and Leather” gathers the history of coachbuilders, blacksmiths and wheelwrights, saddlers and bootmakers across the 19 th and early 20 th centuries. The Toowoomba and Darling Downs Family History Society documents family […]

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Annual Toy Run Helps Kids Celebrate Christmas

The passion for helping kids in need at Christmas time will see over 200 motorcycle enthusiasts take to the streets of Toowoomba when the Downs Motorcycle Sporting Club (DMCSC) conducts their 28th Annual Toy Run on Sunday (21st December) from Picnic Point. Bikers from all over the Downs, South East Queensland and northern NSW will […]

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Television Retune Is Coming To Areas Of The Darling Downs From July 30, 2014

You may have heard that some channels in areas of the Darling Downs will soon be changing frequencies. These moves are part of a national retune programme that will free up broadcasting spectrum for new services such as mobile broadband. The date of the retune for each area depends on which tower viewers receive their […]

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Mobile Service Centre Visit To Assist Drought-Hit Farmers

Minister for Human Services, Senator the Hon Marise Payne said a Mobile Service Centre will be travelling to Allora, Inglewood and Millmerran next week, and Chinchilla, Wandoan, Condamine, Tara and Moonie the following week to offer farmers assistance with Interim Farm Household Allowance claims. “My department’s two Mobile Service Centres ‘Kangaroo Paw’ and ‘Desert Pea’ […]

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Qld Police Flood And Road Report – Tues 28 Dec 3pm

Voice report from Chief Superintendent (Southern Region) Andy Morrow relating to the situation in the Southern Police Region. Via Qld Police Media Ph: 07 3015 2444 [email protected] Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/QPSmedia We are now on Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/QueenslandPolice

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