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Light Horse QMI Challenge

The Darling Downs Troop of the 11th Light Horse inaugurated “the QMI Challenge”, a Military Equestrian Skills Competition which in normal times brings competitors from as far afield as Tamworth to Rockhampton, to the Toowoomba Showgrounds. We have the privilege to have been awarded the Governor General’s Medal (as Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force) […]

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The Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest 2020

The Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest is just around the corner and this year this major fundraiser for Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld Ltd celebrates it’s 40th anniversary! This year’s massive book sale will be held on Saturday 7th March and Sunday 8th March at the Founders Pavilion, Toowoomba Showgrounds. “It is hard to believe […]

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Toowoomba Model Trains & Hobby Expo

The Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc are holding their Annual Toowoomba Model Train Exhibition on Saturday and Sunday, 1st and 2nd June. Besides model railway layouts, the Train and Hobby Expo will also feature the Toowoomba Scale Modellers showing their masterful creations, “K-Nex Mania”, an innovative model construction system, Radio Control Cars in action, and […]

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The Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest Is On Again!

On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March, the Founders Pavilion at the Toowoomba Showgrounds will be stacked full of books, toys and games for the annual Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest. Now in its 39 th year the event is the major fundraiser for Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld Ltd. Lifeline Darling Downs CEO, Derek […]

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Toowoomba Model Trains & Hobby Expo

The Toowoomba Model Railway Club Inc. will be holding the Annual Toowoomba Model Train Exhibition for 2018 on Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of June. Although this is mainly a Model Train Exhibition, other modelling crafts have not been forgotten with the Toowoomba Scale Modellers sh0wing their masterful model creations, “K’Nex Mania” an […]

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2018 Toowoomba Lifeline Bookfest Report

The 38th Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest is now over for 2018 and here is a wrap up from CEO of Lifeline Darling Downs and SW Queensland, Derek Tuffield. Toowoomba’s biggest recycled book sale was on at the Founders Pavilion at the Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba, Saturday 3rd March from 8.00am -5.00pm and Sunday 4th March 8.00am […]

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Senior Constable Brett Forte Family Fundraiser Auto Show -Toowoomba

The Brett Forte Car & Bike Fundraiser is on Saturday 8th July at the Toowoomba Showgrounds, starting at 1pm and running till 5.30pm. If there is ever a time for the car & bike community to pull together, well folks this is it! All money raised on the day will be donated to this very […]

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The 36th Lifeline Bookfest – 5th And 6th March 2016

The 36th Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest is shaping up to be one of our biggest yet. The two day event will be held on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March at the Founders Pavillion, Toowoomba Showgrounds. 100,000s of book titles will be available over the weekend and nothing is over $5 with most items considerably less. Dolls, toys and games […]

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