History/Heritage

Wonder Years

Published on December 1, 2015 | in Arts/Culture, History/Heritage, Stories

Globally, the 60s was the greatest single decade of change the world had ever seen.

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Toowoomba Rail

Published on December 1, 2015 | in History/Heritage

It was in 1827 that Allan Cunningham discovered a pass through the Great …

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Travel Story: Old Petrie Town

Published on October 21, 2015 | in History/Heritage, Stories, Travel/Adventure

What do most people do on a Sunday morning if they are not in church, mowing the …

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Historic Hospital

Published on September 1, 2015 | in History/Heritage, Stories

A devastating outbreak of typhoid fever in 1878 was the catalyst for building …

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Stinson Crash Explorer Turns 100

Published on July 24, 2015 | in Community/Events, History/Heritage, News, Stories

Stinson crash explorer Moya Busch celebrated her 100th birthday recently at …

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The Woodlands of Marburg

Published on July 21, 2015 | in History/Heritage, Stories, Travel/Adventure

Around the late 1800s, during settlement, the area of Marburg was covered by an …

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Toowoomba Grammar School History

Published on May 29, 2015 | in History/Heritage, Stories

Long respected as one of the nation’s foremost educational facilities, …

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Iconic Cathedral

Published on February 16, 2015 | in History/Heritage, Stories

These days St Patrick’s Cathedral – known as the “Cathedral of Light” …

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Town Hall

Published on November 26, 2014 | in History/Heritage

It was on November 24 of 1860 that Toowoomba was proclaimed as a municipality.

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Toowoomba Stars

Published on November 12, 2014 | in Community/Events, History/Heritage, News

A number of Toowoomba identities play important roles in `The Charge of the …

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Historic Empire

Published on August 21, 2014 | in History/Heritage

In the early part of the 20th Century, at a time when Australia was producing …

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Digging Deep

Published on August 21, 2014 | in History/Heritage

In this, the International Year of Family Farming, the Uebergangs of Yandilla …

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