Toowoomba News

Thu 2 Aug 2018

War reimagined: WWI photos given new life for exhibition

War reimagined: WWI photos given new life for exhibition

HISTORIC war photographs have been turned into pieces of art as part of a new exhibition at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Charges slash to aged-care development sparks debate

Charges slash to aged-care development sparks debate

THE decision to cut an aged-care provider's infrastructure charges for a new retirement home by nearly $450,000 has sparked fierce debate in council chambers.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Active ageing: Research discovers Fitbit tracks friendship

Active ageing: Research discovers Fitbit tracks friendship

SOCIAL connection over a shared subject was a key observation of the USQ research on wearable fitness trackers.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Knitting circle for jazzy men

Knitting circle for jazzy men

FOR too long it's been assumed the blokes are more interested in the great jazz, food and vintage cars than the craftwork at Warwick's annual Jumpers and Jazz.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Chip in $15 for great birthday present

Chip in $15 for great birthday present

TOOWOOMBA Hospice hopes every resident who can will give as a special 15th birthday present to the hospice as it aims to reach $15,000 by July 31.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Hospital visit turns into 60 years of married bliss

Hospital visit turns into 60 years of married bliss

FROM one of the most unusual meetings, Mary and Henry Wagner have enjoyed 60 years of wedding bliss.

Cruise along for a cancer fundraising bike ride

Cruise along for a cancer fundraising bike ride

CRUISE for Cancer, Glee Young says if she lives to 100, she'll still enjoy the thrill of the ride with Barry and his Harley Davidson motorbike.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Festival a chance to enjoy a different world

Festival a chance to enjoy a different world

THE Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival on Sunday, August 12 is your chance to enjoy a different world - or many different worlds.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

What's on: Toowoomba and Darling Downs

What's on: Toowoomba and Darling Downs

SEE what's on in the Toowoomba region to enjoy these coming months.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Not now, not ever: Former GG battles domestic violence

Not now, not ever: Former GG battles domestic violence

FORMER Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce was among top speakers when domestic violence-associated workers from across the state gathered recently at USQ.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Our stomachs could hold the key to better health

Our stomachs could hold the key to better health

WHY are so many of us overweight, unhealthy, tired, forgetful and suffering aches and pains, particularly as we grow older? One big reason is the way we eat.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Milestone moment the perfect time to pass on the lace

Milestone moment the perfect time to pass on the lace

TOOWOOMBA Lacemakers celebrate 30 years with a healthy membership and ongoing displays of their work planned, including two exhibits at the Royal Bulls Head Inn

Tue 12 Jun 2018

What's on: Toowoomba and Darling Downs

What's on: Toowoomba and Darling Downs

See what's on in your region to enjoy these coming months.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

Seniors big winners from record healthcare boost

Seniors big winners from record healthcare boost

SENIORS living in the Darling Downs are set for an $801 million path to better health after a record boost was announced by the Queensland Government.

Fri 18 May 2018

Carnival set to blossom with fresh faces and events

Carnival set to blossom with fresh faces and events

YOU may think you've seen it all if you've been present for many of Toowoomba's 68 prior Carnivals of Flowers, but organisers always come up with something new.

Mon 14 May 2018

What's on: Toowoomba and Darling Downs

What's on: Toowoomba and Darling Downs

THIS year's theme for Relay for Life is the Wizard of Oz if you feel like dressing up, but the important thing is to be there on ground or in spirit, May 19-20.

Sun 13 May 2018

Hampton Festival produces local wonders

Hampton Festival produces local wonders

IT takes over 100 volunteers, seven months and a lot of great food, art, music, love and dedication to the High Country to make the Hampton Festival a success.

Sat 12 May 2018

Plane and car classic gears up for milestone year

Plane and car classic gears up for milestone year

The classic, which attracts up to 5000 people, is named in honour of David, whose passions were cars and photography, and whose life was cut short in 1998.

Veteran says volunteering is no solo performance

Veteran says volunteering is no solo performance

Mike Gowdie was nominated by fellow Harlaxton RSL member Felix Parker OAM for his compassion and dedication to the RSL and the community

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