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Toowoomba Chronicle
14 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in Toowoombaat 4pm. Tickets are available at City Golf Club reception or online at www.cit
14 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
at 4pm. Tickets are available at City Golf Club reception or online at www.citygolf.com.au. Oakey National Tree Day TOOWOOMBA Regional Council and the Oakey Urban Landcare group are urging Oakey residents to mark National Tree Day with a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council decides fate of camp at Woolshed at JondaryanBREAKING: Toowoomba Regional Council has decided it will not build a workers' c
Council decides fate of camp at Woolshed at Jondaryan
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
BREAKING: Toowoomba Regional Council has decided it will not build a workers' camp at Jondaryan after a backlash from the community. Mayor Paul Antonio said council had listened to community concerns and would seek an alternative location for a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Traders want break from CBD construction chaoswork they say is driving them out of business. They endured years of works aro
Traders want break from CBD construction chaos
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
work they say is driving them out of business. They endured years of works around their businesses and with the Toowoomba Regional Council embarking on another year-long project, business owners believe enough is enough. Dozens of... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council gives green light for city road changesYOUR trip to work could soon be a whole lot shorter. Toowoomba Regional Counci
Council gives green light for city road changes
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
YOUR trip to work could soon be a whole lot shorter. Toowoomba Regional Council is embarking on an upgrade of the Garden City's traffic lights. It is spending $120,000 on the city's traffic light software to increase efficiency. Infrastructure... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Simultaneous camp fire celebration for Cub Scout centenary1916,” he said. “There are celebrations across Australia and the world includi
Simultaneous camp fire celebration for Cub Scout centenary
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
1916,” he said. “There are celebrations across Australia and the world including the celebrations here in Toowoomba. “The Toowoomba Regional Council has generously supported us with the centenary celebrations. “Look out for the bright yellow... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council worker retires after 40 years on the jobMan of the moment Trevor Woodcock (centre), and his wife Rosy, accept retiremen
Council worker retires after 40 years on the job
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Man of the moment Trevor Woodcock (centre), and his wife Rosy, accept retirement wishes and gifts from Toowoomba Regional Council infrastructure services general manager Mike Brady (left), Deputy Mayor Cr Carol Taylor, construction and maintenance... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Packed program at Cobb and Coon the first Wednesday of each month. Cost: Included with entry to museum. Adm
Packed program at Cobb and Co
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
on the first Wednesday of each month. Cost: Included with entry to museum. Admission is free for residents of the Toowoomba Regional Council region with proof of residency Adult $12.50, Concession $10, Child (ages 3 to 15) $6.50, Family... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
38 new things coming to Toowoomba soonwill be new place to stay in the CBD, with a boutique hotel in the works on Mar
38 new things coming to Toowoomba soon
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
will be new place to stay in the CBD, with a boutique hotel in the works on Margaret St. Potters Toowoomba was approved by Toowoomba Regional Council mid last year and construction started at the site in February. It covers a space of 2500sq m and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Bupa unveils new residential aged-care homefacility has single rooms with ensuites, a café, lounge rooms, dining rooms and
Bupa unveils new residential aged-care home
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
facility has single rooms with ensuites, a café, lounge rooms, dining rooms and internal courtyards with gardens. Toowoomba Regional Council councillor Joe Ramia, Bupa Aged Care’s Louis Dudley and swimmer Libby Trickett celebrated the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
11 more new things coming to Toowoomba soonwill be new place to stay in the CBD, with a boutique hotel in the works on Mar
11 more new things coming to Toowoomba soon
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
will be new place to stay in the CBD, with a boutique hotel in the works on Margaret St. Potters Toowoomba was approved by Toowoomba Regional Council mid last year and construction started at the site in February. It covers a space of 2500sq m and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council to vote on Woolshed campto house prisoners at a workers' camp west of Toowoomba have forced the council
Council to vote on Woolshed camp
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
to house prisoners at a workers' camp west of Toowoomba have forced the council to reconsider the development application. Toowoomba Regional Council will soon consider the application to house low-security prisoners at the Woolshed at Jondaryan... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Westbrook's Fernleigh project to cost $100 millionto date." A project of that scale won't be cheap and Mr Kath said the planned
Westbrook's Fernleigh project to cost $100 million
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
to date." A project of that scale won't be cheap and Mr Kath said the planned facilities and infrastructure charges from Toowoomba Regional Council could push up total costs to more than $100 million. The council is assessing the project and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Legal 'nightmare' delays Toowoomba council staff pay riseBREAKING: Toowoomba Regional Council workers will be forced to wait longer for
Legal 'nightmare' delays Toowoomba council staff pay rise
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
BREAKING: Toowoomba Regional Council workers will be forced to wait longer for new pay conditions as legal wrangling delays negotiations. The regulatory body which will decide on a new award is due to hand down its decision by August 31. The... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
27 new things coming to Toowoomba soonairflow and heat dissipation. Pet food processing plant A MAJOR processing fa
27 new things coming to Toowoomba soon
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
airflow and heat dissipation. Pet food processing plant A MAJOR processing facility in Toowoomba has been approved by Toowoomba Regional Council. The Madanbiell Pty Ltd facility will produce 200 tonnes of pet food a year. It will be located... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Big changes for Lifeworks ChurchRev David Ellis left off. Plans for the $1.7 million first stage of the Bounda
Big changes for Lifeworks Church
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Rev David Ellis left off. Plans for the $1.7 million first stage of the Boundary St worship centre have been lodged with Toowoomba Regional Council and are awaiting approval. "Rev David Ellis has done a lot of the work, and I have come in to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Lifeworks Church scales back build as money dries uprevealed in 2013 that Lifeworks Uniting Church planned a $5 million worship and
Lifeworks Church scales back build as money dries up
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
revealed in 2013 that Lifeworks Uniting Church planned a $5 million worship and child care complex in Boundary St. Toowoomba Regional Council approved the plan including the $1.7 million first stage of the development. But yesterday new... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Dorothy’s fight for transport continuesTunes as well as smaller community events were often closed off to people witho
Dorothy’s fight for transport continues
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Tunes as well as smaller community events were often closed off to people without their own car and licence. Efforts by Toowoomba Regional Council to alleviate the issue, which is mainly covered at a state government level, have come up largely... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
11 new things Toowoomba needs in next 11 yearsto create better parking in the CBD. The most popular and most likely solution
11 new things Toowoomba needs in next 11 years
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
to create better parking in the CBD. The most popular and most likely solution is to build a multi-storey car park. The Toowoomba Regional Council is reportedly working with developers to turn the former McCafferty's terminal in Neil St into a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Major new processing plant approved in ToowoombaBREAKING: A major new processing facility in Toowoomba has been approved by Too
Major new processing plant approved in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
BREAKING: A major new processing facility in Toowoomba has been approved by Toowoomba Regional Council. The Madanbiell Pty Ltd facility will produce 200 tonnes of pet food a year. It will be located in Industrial Avenue, Wilsonton, and will use an... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Business in China and free transport on council's agendarelationship with China, fixing regulations covering heritage kerbing and a fre
Business in China and free transport on council's agenda
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
relationship with China, fixing regulations covering heritage kerbing and a free shuttle taxi service will be voted on by Toowoomba Regional Council today. LAST week council endorsed a plan to authorise Paul Antonio and its chief executive... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Business group supports Inland Rail in MillmerranTHE chamber of commerce in a Toowoomba Regional Council township wants the Inla
Business group supports Inland Rail in Millmerran
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
THE chamber of commerce in a Toowoomba Regional Council township wants the Inland Rail project to pass through its area. Millmerran Commerce and Progress president Maria Oliver said a route through Milmerran was a once in a lifetime... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Highfields land on sale for first time in 150 yearshave decided to sell. Landmark Harcourt agent Ross Murray said the land could
Highfields land on sale for first time in 150 years
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
have decided to sell. Landmark Harcourt agent Ross Murray said the land could be worth between $6 - $10m. Mr Murray said Toowoomba Regional Council had granted approval for low and medium density residential development on the site at 1 O'Brien... Read more
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Queensland Times
Highfields land on sale for first time in 150 yearshave decided to sell. Landmark Harcourt agent Ross Murray said the land could
Highfields land on sale for first time in 150 years
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
have decided to sell. Landmark Harcourt agent Ross Murray said the land could be worth between $6 - $10m. Mr Murray said Toowoomba Regional Council had granted approval for low and medium density residential development on the site at 1 O'Brien... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Highfields land on sale for first time in 150 yearshave decided to sell. Landmark Harcourt agent Ross Murray said the land could
Highfields land on sale for first time in 150 years
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
have decided to sell. Landmark Harcourt agent Ross Murray said the land could be worth between $6 - $10m. Mr Murray said Toowoomba Regional Council had granted approval for low and medium density residential development on the site at 1 O'Brien... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Highfields gem on the marketChinchilla, who are in their 70s, own the property and decided to take advantag
Highfields gem on the market
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Chinchilla, who are in their 70s, own the property and decided to take advantage of the market. “It’s been approved by Toowoomba Regional Council since 2012 as a medium density residential development area, in the town precinct plan,” he... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
EXPLAINED: History of Toowoomba South electorateparties. Mike Horan held the seat for 26 years and was succeeded by John McVei
EXPLAINED: History of Toowoomba South electorate
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
parties. Mike Horan held the seat for 26 years and was succeeded by John McVeigh who won the seat after resigning from the Toowoomba Regional Council in 2012. Now six challengers are contesting the by-election including front-runner and LNP... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
TOOWOOMBA SOUTH: Do you have to vote?Ck, Greenwattle St, Stenner St, Wuth St, West St, Nelson St, Hume St and Argus
TOOWOOMBA SOUTH: Do you have to vote?
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Ck, Greenwattle St, Stenner St, Wuth St, West St, Nelson St, Hume St and Argus St. The electorate goes east as far as the Toowoomba Regional Council boundary, Flagstone Creek Rd, Doilibi St, Stenner St and Table Top Dr. Polls open at 8am and will... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Motel owners raise concerns about new developmentsmiddle of these two motels that typically run on an average occupancy,” she sai
Motel owners raise concerns about new developments
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
middle of these two motels that typically run on an average occupancy,” she said Members of the group have already been to Toowoomba Regional Council to voice their opinions. They hope a cap will be put on how many motels and hotels can be built... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Silk Road beckons councilTHE potential for the Toowoomba region to connect with 1.3 billion customers in
Silk Road beckons council
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
THE potential for the Toowoomba region to connect with 1.3 billion customers in China is taking Toowoomba Regional Council down the Silk Road. Council yesterday voted to authorise Mayor Paul Antonio and its chief executive officer Brian Pidgeon to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Workers bungle job of fixing city's iconic kerbingthe job of fixing the city's iconic bluestone kerbing to such an extent that co
Workers bungle job of fixing city's iconic kerbing
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
the job of fixing the city's iconic bluestone kerbing to such an extent that council has been forced to change its policy. Toowoomba Regional Council voted today to strengthen its policy regarding the commitments required by people who wish to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Fixing our public transportyet to have a regular, fast and reliable bus service and when they think we mig
Fixing our public transport
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
yet to have a regular, fast and reliable bus service and when they think we might be big enough to qualify. We'll chat to Toowoomba Regional Council about what plans are on the drawing board as well as solutions already in place that not everyone... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Lack of buses killing CBDthe CBD. The Groceries and More Convenience Store owner said she had worked in
Lack of buses killing CBD
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
the CBD. The Groceries and More Convenience Store owner said she had worked in Margaret St for many years and felt that Toowoomba Regional Council had failed residents with its lack of visible action on solving parking and transport issues,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Japanese AET program’s future in doubtrevelations in The Chronicle that teachers had been harassed, overcharged and f
Japanese AET program’s future in doubt
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
revelations in The Chronicle that teachers had been harassed, overcharged and forced to live in dilapidated apartments. Toowoomba Regional Council and its sister city Takatsuki City decided to suspend the program for a year while a review took... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Two new cycling tracks to be built in ToowoombaGovernment's Cycle Network Local Government Grants program. Main Roads and Roa
Two new cycling tracks to be built in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Government's Cycle Network Local Government Grants program. Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey said Toowoomba Regional Council received funding for two new cycling infrastructure projects. "A $700,000 shared path will be... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Future looks bright for Oakey solar projectwas good infrastructure in place because of the former Origin gas-fired power s
Future looks bright for Oakey solar project
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
was good infrastructure in place because of the former Origin gas-fired power station. "We've also had good support from Toowoomba Regional Council and there is sufficient competition in place to get good pricing." The skilled workforce on the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
16 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in Toowoombaon the corner of James and Phillip Sts from 8.30am-4pm Friday and Saturday. Ent
16 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
on the corner of James and Phillip Sts from 8.30am-4pm Friday and Saturday. Entry is $4. Tapping into the money tree TOOWOOMBA Regional Council will be providing a one-day workshop on how to source grants, funds and other... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Why Barry Bernoth's high-rise dream may be shattered todayand the market readiness for a project of this nature". A submission to extend
Why Barry Bernoth's high-rise dream may be shattered today
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
and the market readiness for a project of this nature". A submission to extend the application will be voted on by Toowoomba Regional Council councillors today. But the fate of the development looks grim, with council officers to recommend... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Motel redevelopment opens up 98 childcare placesdevelopment will co‐locate a child care centre with existing established reside
Motel redevelopment opens up 98 childcare places
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
development will co‐locate a child care centre with existing established residential properties, activity centres and educational facilities within the East Toowoomba locality." The application was lodged with Toowoomba Regional Council this... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delaystime is required to allow the developer sufficient time to substantially commen
Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delays
Daily Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
time is required to allow the developer sufficient time to substantially commence the project," the developer told Toowoomba Regional Council in May 2015. Bernoth Holdings has applied for another extension, which councillors will consider... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delaystime is required to allow the developer sufficient time to substantially commen
Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delays
The Daily Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
time is required to allow the developer sufficient time to substantially commence the project," the developer told Toowoomba Regional Council in May 2015. Bernoth Holdings has applied for another extension, which councillors will consider... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Video shows motorist driving wrong way up Neil Stto adjust to traffic changes in the Toowoomba CBD, with video showing one motor
Video shows motorist driving wrong way up Neil St
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
to adjust to traffic changes in the Toowoomba CBD, with video showing one motorist driving on the wrong side of the road. Toowoomba Regional Council recently changed Neil St to a two-way street. The street had been one-way for years. Dash cam... Read more
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The North West Star
Toxic fire-fighting foam in Oakey scare to be bannedlevels of perfluorinated chemicals, used in non-stick cookwear and water-proofi
Toxic fire-fighting foam in Oakey scare to be banned
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
levels of perfluorinated chemicals, used in non-stick cookwear and water-proofing sprays, 44 times the national average. Toowoomba Regional Council admitted contaminated bore water had been used to top up water for about 5000 residents in Oakey... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Toxic fire-fighting foam to be banned after Oakey scarelevels of perfluorinated chemicals, used in non-stick cookwear and water-proofi
Toxic fire-fighting foam to be banned after Oakey scare
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 days ago
levels of perfluorinated chemicals, used in non-stick cookwear and water-proofing sprays, 44 times the national average. Toowoomba Regional Council admitted contaminated bore water had been used to top up water for about 5000 residents in Oakey... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Animals becoming big business in ToowoombaToowoomba with two new veterinary surgeries planning to set up shop. Berigan F
Animals becoming big business in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Toowoomba with two new veterinary surgeries planning to set up shop. Berigan Family Trust has submitted an application to Toowoomba Regional Council for a vet at 37 Godsall St, East Toowoomba. The proposed development will include a reception,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
6 candidates name their top 4 election policieswants legislation to restrict the borrowing of local government to 20% of the g
6 candidates name their top 4 election policies
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
wants legislation to restrict the borrowing of local government to 20% of the general rate income. He also wants to force Toowoomba Regional Council to pay back any debt it owes. He pledged to fund additional nursing staff at Toowoomba... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba bypass forces community group outbattled the elements determinedly, with volunteers some days sitting for hours
Toowoomba bypass forces community group out
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
battled the elements determinedly, with volunteers some days sitting for hours only to make a few dollars. Mr Hurle said Toowoomba Regional Council had been fantastic about allowing the group to set up the stall and helping with applications, but... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
7 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in Toowoombamore. It will be on at the Pittsworth Show Pavilion in Railway St from 8am-1pm
7 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
more. It will be on at the Pittsworth Show Pavilion in Railway St from 8am-1pm. Tapping into the money tree -Millmerran TOOWOOMBA Regional Council will be providing three one-day workshops on how to source grants, funds & other... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Chamber chat: Toowoomba attracts international starsfor longer and spend their tourism dollars in our community. As part of their
Chamber chat: Toowoomba attracts international stars
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
for longer and spend their tourism dollars in our community. As part of their 2016-2020 Tourism and Events Strategy, the Toowoomba Regional Council is aiming to grow the tourism market by $41.8 million by 2020. This can have significant benefits... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Don’t be afraid to raise concerns about developmenton housing and industrial development throughout the Toowoomba region," he said
Don’t be afraid to raise concerns about development
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
on housing and industrial development throughout the Toowoomba region," he said. "All local governments, including the Toowoomba Regional Council, are required under the Sustainable Planning Act Queensland to allow members of the community to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Wagners overcome Boral objections to latest expansionWAGNERS has overcome concerns by Toowoomba Regional Council and Boral Resources
Wagners overcome Boral objections to latest expansion
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
WAGNERS has overcome concerns by Toowoomba Regional Council and Boral Resources to gain approval for its latest expansion. Wagners will build a 4000sq m transport and warehouse depot on Ballera Crt in its Wellcamp Business Park. Developers... Read more
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