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Toowoomba Chronicle
Going batty! Flying fox colony threatens city institutionthat local councils in Queensland would be allowed to manage roosting colonies,
Going batty! Flying fox colony threatens city institution
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
that local councils in Queensland would be allowed to manage roosting colonies, rather than the State Government. Toowoomba Regional Council environment and community services committee chairman Geoff McDonald said council was aware of the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Group in limbo: 'Council too worried about big end of town'in Toowomba is back on track after months of waiting for council to do their pa
Group in limbo: 'Council too worried about big end of town'
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
in Toowomba is back on track after months of waiting for council to do their part. A long-running and costly saga that saw Toowoomba Regional Council try and disperse roosting flying foxes at the Kearneys Spring Historical park was eventually won... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Deadline finally set for notorious eyesore redevelopmentand Alderley Sts, construction on the project was due to start in October 2014
Deadline finally set for notorious eyesore redevelopment
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
and Alderley Sts, construction on the project was due to start in October 2014 after receiving final approval by the Toowoomba Regional Council. The Intersection will provide an amenity for food dining that currently isn't available in... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
How Olympics could bring high speed rail to ToowoombaTOOWOOMBA Regional Council is preparing to hold a special meeting of council to
How Olympics could bring high speed rail to Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
TOOWOOMBA Regional Council is preparing to hold a special meeting of council to vote on funding an Olympics feasilibity study. The region could be part of a wider bid from south-east Queensland councils who hope to combine their forces in a bid for... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Gran Central: 134-unit aged care home addresses issuesAged Care is planning to construct a 134-unit facility in Stuart St. The three
Gran Central: 134-unit aged care home addresses issues
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Aged Care is planning to construct a 134-unit facility in Stuart St. The three-level facility is being assessed by Toowoomba Regional Council. Planning officers have asked the developers for information about how it will deal with odours... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Private mental health hospital gets tick from councilBREAKING: Plans for a private mental health hospital close to Toowoomba Hospita
Private mental health hospital gets tick from council
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
BREAKING: Plans for a private mental health hospital close to Toowoomba Hospital have been approved by Toowoomba Regional Council. Developers Heal All now have permission to build a 16-bed facility for in-patient accommodation. It will also include... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Medical centre planned for booming Toowoomba suburbSingh is seeking to build a doctor's surgery on busy Anzac Ave across from Clif
Medical centre planned for booming Toowoomba suburb
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Singh is seeking to build a doctor's surgery on busy Anzac Ave across from Clifford Gardens The proposal, submitted to Toowoomba Regional Council by town planner Precinct Urban Planning, is for a practice with two doctors on site. If approved,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council plan to bag gas from waste dump moves forwardA PROJECT to extract gas from our rubbish is gaining momentum. Toowoomba Regio
Council plan to bag gas from waste dump moves forward
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
A PROJECT to extract gas from our rubbish is gaining momentum. Toowoomba Regional Council is in the process of developing a business case for gas extraction from Toowoomba's Bedford St landfill. Council officers are working on the final stage of... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Plans for cafe, boutique stores at historic city venuebeautiful wedding venues, attracting bridal couples from around the world. Ber
Plans for cafe, boutique stores at historic city venue
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
beautiful wedding venues, attracting bridal couples from around the world. Bernoth Properties is now seeking approval from Toowoomba Regional Council to create small, select boutique wedding specialty shops and a café to complement and enhance the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Some Oakey land valuations decreased after public backlashlisting some blocks as "worthless". Residents who received a higher land value
Some Oakey land valuations decreased after public backlash
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
listing some blocks as "worthless". Residents who received a higher land value also received a rate increase from the Toowoomba Regional Council. But after a public backlash and several complaints, valuer-general Neil Bray revealed he reduced... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
13 of Toowoomba's best tourist attractionsclub announced its bold $2 million plan in 2014 when negotiations began to take
13 of Toowoomba's best tourist attractions
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
club announced its bold $2 million plan in 2014 when negotiations began to take out a long-term lease on the site with Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). That state-of-the-art facility occupies land on the Wilf Gowlett detention basin near the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoombahe agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabet
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoomba
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
he agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabetes Queensland estimates 9179 people in the Toowoomba Regional Council area have diabetes. That's about 5.3% of the local population, which is above the national... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoombahe agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabet
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoomba
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
he agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabetes Queensland estimates 9179 people in the Toowoomba Regional Council area have diabetes. That's about 5.3% of the local population, which is above the national... Read more
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News Mail
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoombahe agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabet
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoomba
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
he agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabetes Queensland estimates 9179 people in the Toowoomba Regional Council area have diabetes. That's about 5.3% of the local population, which is above the national... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoombahe agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabet
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoomba
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
he agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabetes Queensland estimates 9179 people in the Toowoomba Regional Council area have diabetes. That's about 5.3% of the local population, which is above the national... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoombahe agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabet
Critics label renal ward worst in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
he agreed the disease was a growing problem and impacting on hospitals. Diabetes Queensland estimates 9179 people in the Toowoomba Regional Council area have diabetes. That's about 5.3% of the local population, which is above the national... Read more
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Queensland Times
Farmers in revolt over Inland Rail routeproposed by Southern Downs Regional Council Mayor would see the line pass throu
Farmers in revolt over Inland Rail route
Queensland Times / Posted 7 days ago
proposed by Southern Downs Regional Council Mayor would see the line pass through Warwick instead of Millmerran. Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio is on the record saying the ARTC's proposal was preferred. Mr Judd said... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba landmarks light up to celebrate Daffodil Day30 years of the fundraiser during the entire month of August, with the official
Toowoomba landmarks light up to celebrate Daffodil Day
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
30 years of the fundraiser during the entire month of August, with the official day falling on Friday, August 26. Toowoomba Regional Council is proud to join Cancer Council Queensland by lighting up City Hall and Victoria Street Bridge... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Family fun day to strengthen communityis hosting a Family Fun Day on Sunday from 10-2pm. The kindy has been very for
Family fun day to strengthen community
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
is hosting a Family Fun Day on Sunday from 10-2pm. The kindy has been very fortunate in a successful bid to the Toowoomba Regional Council for a Drought Support Grant. This is a Queensland Government initiative to assist rural... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Farmers in revolt over Inland Rail routeproposed by Southern Downs Regional Council Mayor would see the line pass throu
Farmers in revolt over Inland Rail route
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
proposed by Southern Downs Regional Council Mayor would see the line pass through Warwick instead of Millmerran. Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio is on the record saying the ARTC's proposal was preferred. Mr Judd said... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Renovation of Toowoomba railway shed top priorityTOOWOOMBA Regional Council has approved the completion of business cases on thr
Renovation of Toowoomba railway shed top priority
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
TOOWOOMBA Regional Council has approved the completion of business cases on three projects that will be lodged as part of state government funding applications. Council endorsed the renovation of the Toowoomba railway goods shed as its top priority... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Empire Theatre upgrades to improve disability accessTOOWOOMBA'S heritage-listed buildings in the Empire Theatres complex are set to
Empire Theatre upgrades to improve disability access
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
TOOWOOMBA'S heritage-listed buildings in the Empire Theatres complex are set to be refurbished by the Toowoomba Regional Council. Property Services portfolio Councillor Geoff McDonald said work was planned as a "rolling program of upgrades". Cr... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Why we need to do more to help refugeesand disconcerting to have the Chairman's family using your one outdoor tap to b
Why we need to do more to help refugees
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
and disconcerting to have the Chairman's family using your one outdoor tap to bathe, wash and cook. It was a bit like Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio camping on your front lawn for a few weeks. The reason that the family had... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council appoints new boss of Carnival of Flowerscarnival in Toowoomba. Kate Scott has been appointed the acting co-ordinator o
Council appoints new boss of Carnival of Flowers
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
carnival in Toowoomba. Kate Scott has been appointed the acting co-ordinator of the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers by Toowoomba Regional Council. She replaces Melissa Kite who oversaw the 10-day carnival for five years, growing attendance... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council worker pay hangs in balance as court sitsis granted it will mean a longer wait for workers. Council workers in Toowoomb
Council worker pay hangs in balance as court sits
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
is granted it will mean a longer wait for workers. Council workers in Toowoomba have been unable to negotiate with Toowoomba Regional Council since the Newman-led LNP government stripped workers of their conditions in 2013. Council agreed... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
REVEALED: What our new mosque will look likeit says will adequately meet demand. Founding Toowoomba Islamic Society presid
REVEALED: What our new mosque will look like
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
it says will adequately meet demand. Founding Toowoomba Islamic Society president Professor Shahjahan Khan said churches, Toowoomba Regional Council and the University of Southern Queensland supported the proposed expansion. A council decision is... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
TSBE reshuffles sees Shane Charles appointed bossregion's major lobby group and Shane Charles has been appointed executive chair
TSBE reshuffles sees Shane Charles appointed boss
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
region's major lobby group and Shane Charles has been appointed executive chairman. In a confidential meeting on Tuesday, Toowoomba Regional Council voted seven to three to appoint Mr Charles to the paid role for a period of up to eighteen... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Digger disgusted at town's war memorial defacedthat live here, all the names that are on the cenotaph, are people that live he
Digger disgusted at town's war memorial defaced
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
that live here, all the names that are on the cenotaph, are people that live here." She said the vandalism was reported to Toowoomba Regional Council. The commemorative service in Crows Nest tomorrow starts at 10am at the cenotaph in the town... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
SHUT DOWN: Council to send business to scrap heapDarling Downs family to obtain legal permission for a scrap metal storage yard
SHUT DOWN: Council to send business to scrap heap
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Darling Downs family to obtain legal permission for a scrap metal storage yard already in operation is facing opposition by Toowoomba Regional Council officers. Rodney Wilkins and Kylie Wilkins want permission from council to operate their business... Read more
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Queensland Times
Bunnings explains night time demolitionlocal residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any
Bunnings explains night time demolition
Queensland Times / Posted 14 days ago
local residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any works that may impact them accordingly." Toowoomba Regional Council Planning and Development Committee chair Cr Chris Tait said works on the Bunnings development were... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Bunnings explains night time demolitionlocal residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any
Bunnings explains night time demolition
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
local residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any works that may impact them accordingly." Toowoomba Regional Council Planning and Development Committee chair Cr Chris Tait said works on the Bunnings development were... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Bunnings explains night time demolitionlocal residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any
Bunnings explains night time demolition
Daily Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
local residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any works that may impact them accordingly." Toowoomba Regional Council Planning and Development Committee chair Cr Chris Tait said works on the Bunnings development were... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Bunnings explains night time demolitionlocal residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any
Bunnings explains night time demolition
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
local residents during the demolition, however we will update residents on any works that may impact them accordingly." Toowoomba Regional Council Planning and Development Committee chair Cr Chris Tait said works on the Bunnings development were... Read more
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Northern Star
Historic pub demolished in dark of night: PHOTOSlisted building is allowed to be demolished. Especially under the cover of dark
Historic pub demolished in dark of night: PHOTOS
Northern Star / Posted 14 days ago
listed building is allowed to be demolished. Especially under the cover of darkness," Kelly Woods said. Others criticised Toowoomba Regional Council for allowing the works. Council approved the $43m development on April 14 last year despite... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Historic pub demolished in dark of nightlisted building is allowed to be demolished. Especially under the cover of dark
Historic pub demolished in dark of night
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
listed building is allowed to be demolished. Especially under the cover of darkness," Kelly Woods said. Others criticised Toowoomba Regional Council for allowing the works. Council approved the $43m development on April 14 last year despite... Read more
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News Mail
Historic pub demolished in dark of nightlisted building is allowed to be demolished. Especially under the cover of dark
Historic pub demolished in dark of night
News Mail / Posted 14 days ago
listed building is allowed to be demolished. Especially under the cover of darkness," Kelly Woods said. Others criticised Toowoomba Regional Council for allowing the works. Council approved the $43m development on April 14 last year despite... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba Regional Council tops Qld blood challengeTOOWOOMBA Regional Council has taken out the number one spot in the state for i
Toowoomba Regional Council tops Qld blood challenge
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
TOOWOOMBA Regional Council has taken out the number one spot in the state for its participation in the inaugural Red25 Council Blood Challenge. The three-month challenge recently wrapped up and with 96 donations, Toowoomba council workers saved 576... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Oakey residents furious about rates increase despite land contaminationland value increase of about $6,000 since their last rates notice. The Departm
Oakey residents furious about rates increase despite land contamination
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
land value increase of about $6,000 since their last rates notice. The Department of Natural Resources and Mines said the Toowoomba Regional Council area was valued in March 2016. The area had not been valued since 2014. Data from the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
USQ keen to house telescopethe relocation of the telescope to the campus, but only if enough external fund
USQ keen to house telescope
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
the relocation of the telescope to the campus, but only if enough external funding is obtained to house it. Dr Carter said Toowoomba Regional Council has been advised of the situation. “The incorporation of Hans Kennedy’s equipment into USQ’s... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba joins national allianceTOOWOOMBA Regional Council is set to join forces with other councils around Aus
Toowoomba joins national alliance
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
TOOWOOMBA Regional Council is set to join forces with other councils around Australia for greater lobbying power. Until now it was one of few major regional cities in Queensland that didn't have membership with Regional Capitals Australia, lagging... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Historic CBD building to get multi-million dollar makeoveruseable again. Once complete it will provide first-class flexible space for a
Historic CBD building to get multi-million dollar makeover
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
useable again. Once complete it will provide first-class flexible space for a range of commercial and community uses. Toowoomba Regional Council has committed to delivering the Railway Parkland which includes the Goods Shed as its contribution... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
What will happen if new-look Grand Central floodsflooding would force Grand Central management to close parts of the redeveloped
What will happen if new-look Grand Central floods
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
flooding would force Grand Central management to close parts of the redeveloped centre under a new flood emergency plan. Toowoomba Regional Council requested that QIC develop a comprehensive Flood Risk Management Plan despite the development only... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
New sporting stadium for prominent Toowoomba schoolTOOWOOMBA Grammar School students will soon benefit from a new state-of-the-art
New sporting stadium for prominent Toowoomba school
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
TOOWOOMBA Grammar School students will soon benefit from a new state-of-the-art sporting stadium. The Toowoomba Regional Council approved the proposal earlier this month. The new stadium will provide indoor sporting facilities including basketball... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
CBD seven-storey high-rise hit by extensive delaysin the Toowoomba CBD has been hit by extensive delays. Developer Bernoth Holdi
CBD seven-storey high-rise hit by extensive delays
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
in the Toowoomba CBD has been hit by extensive delays. Developer Bernoth Holdings has been given an extension by Toowoomba Regional Council to delay the start of construction of the seven-storey development. The extension is for an... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council's letter error leaves thousands confusedTHOUSANDS of residents were left confused after Toowoomba Regional Council sent
Council's letter error leaves thousands confused
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
THOUSANDS of residents were left confused after Toowoomba Regional Council sent incorrect information letters regarding planning scheme changes. Council's strategic planning and economic development manager Paula Grant signed off on 25,000 letters... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Little bit of luxury comes to Ruthven StToowoomba. The two-storey motel is located at 277 - 279 New England Hwy on a l
Little bit of luxury comes to Ruthven St
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
Toowoomba. The two-storey motel is located at 277 - 279 New England Hwy on a land area of 2360 sq m. It was approved by Toowoomba Regional Council mid last year and Schriek Building Group started construction at the site early this year. The... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council joins ManUp! crusade for prostate cancerTOOWOOMBA Regional Council joined forces with ManUp! founders Jill and Brian Co
Council joins ManUp! crusade for prostate cancer
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
TOOWOOMBA Regional Council joined forces with ManUp! founders Jill and Brian Costello to spread the word about the importance of regular testing and early detection to guard against prostate cancer. The Costellos hosted two education sessions for... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Public transport review under way in Toowoombaservices, due to be completed by the end of the year. He said the department w
Public transport review under way in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
services, due to be completed by the end of the year. He said the department worked closely with Bus Queensland and Toowoomba Regional Council to ensure the services met residents' needs. Toowoomba Regional Council infrastructure services... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Oakey residents fear town water supply taintedfoam has leached into the groundwater. Residents have been avoiding drinking f
Oakey residents fear town water supply tainted
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
foam has leached into the groundwater. Residents have been avoiding drinking from their bores for years but the Toowoomba Regional Council has confirmed groundwater was mixed with the clean town supply between 2008 and 2012. The council... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Wife of Toowoomba mayor dies of motor neurone diseaseAntonio died in Toowoomba on Sunday night. She was 64. Motor neurone disease c
Wife of Toowoomba mayor dies of motor neurone disease
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
Antonio died in Toowoomba on Sunday night. She was 64. Motor neurone disease claimed Judy Antonio on Sunday night. Photo: Toowoomba Regional Council Toowoomba Regional Council chief executive Brian Pidgeon said the Antonio family had asked... Read more
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