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Established (Constituted a City):

  • 29th October 1904

 


Original Inhabitants:

  • Escarpment area: Jagara
  • Toowoomba region: Giabal
  • Northern region: Jarowair



Current Mayor:

  • Paul Antonio



State Electoral Divisions:

  • Toowoomba North
  • Toowoomba South

 


Federal Electoral Division:

  • Groome



Cadastral Division of Queensland:

  • County of Aubigny
  • Parish of Drayton



Geographical Details:

  • Latitude: 27.5828 °S
  • Longitude: 151.9308 °E
  • Elevation: 674.9 m
  • Total area: 117 Sq Km

 


Climatic Details:

  • Average annual rainfall: 950mm
  • Average annual max temp: 22.6 °C
  • Average annual min temp: 11.4 °C



Telephone Dialing Codes:

  • Country code: +61
  • Area code: 7
  • Prefix's: 45, 46, 76



Airport Information:

  • Name : (TWB) Toowoomba Airport
  • City : Toowoomba QLD, AU
  • Latitude : -27.542221
  • Longitude : 151.9139
  • FlightStats Code: TWB
  • IATA Code: TWB
  • ICAO Code: YTWB



Standard Time Zone:

  • UTC/GMT +10 hours (AEST)



State:

  • Queensland (QLD)



Postcode:

  • 4350



Title:

  • The Garden City (of Queensland)



Sister Cities:

  • Wanganui, New Zealand (1981)
  • Takatsuki, Japan (1991)
  • Paju, South Korea (2002)



Population:

  • Cambooya (SLA): 4,891
  • Gowrie (SLA): 5,511
  • Highfields (SLA): 11,225
  • Toowoomba Central (SLA): 14,439
  • Toowoomba North East (SLA): 11,104
  • Toowoomba North West (SLA): 19,822
  • Toowoomba South East (SLA): 28,941
  • Toowoomba West (SLA): 24,343
  • Westbrook (SLA): 8,324
  • Toowoomba (SSD): 128,600 (Total of SLA's)
  • Toowoomba (LGA): 159,098 (Total for TRC Area)


LGA: Local Government Area, SSD: Stastistical Subdivision, SLA: Statistical Local Area

All figures based on Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data as of 2009.



City Colours:

  • Purple & Gold



City Motto:

  • Prodimus Dum Crescimus (We prosper as we grow)



Floral Emblems:

  • Toowoomba Violet

Sweet Violet (Viola odorata) A.K.A Toowoomba Violet

 

  • Golden Wattle (Acacia Pycnantha)


Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha)


Major Events:

  • Carnival of Flowers
  • Royal Toowoomba Show
  • Australian Gospel Music Festival
  • Farmfest
  • AgShow



Key Industries (TRC Area):

  • Manufacturing: $AU945.2
  • Health Care & Social Assistance: $AU639.0
  • Financial & Insurance Services: $AU631.8
  • Public Administration & Safety: $AU527.0
  • Education & Training: $AU456.6
  • Retail Trade: $AU444.6
  • Wholesale Trade: $AU415.0


All figures are in millions of dollars and based on 2009/2010 ABS data.


Business Activities (TRC Area):

  • Gross Regional Product (GRP): $AU7.7 billion (2009/2010)



Property Market (TRC Area):

  • Median House Price: $AU292,000 (Year to Sep 2010)



Water Supply:

  • Cooby Dam : 21,166 ML (1941)
  • Perseverance Dam : 30,140 ML (1965)
  • Cressbrook Dam : 81,842 ML (1983)



Awards:

  • Twice voted: Best city to live in Australia.



Suburbs (alphabetical order):

  • Centenary Heights
  • Cranley
  • Darling Heights
  • Drayton
  • East Toowoomba
  • Glenvale
  • Harlaxton
  • Harristown
  • Kearneys Spring
  • Middle Ridge
  • Mount Kynoch
  • Mount Lofty
  • Newtown
  • North Toowoomba
  • Prince Henry Heights
  • Rangeville
  • Redwood
  • Rockville
  • South Toowoomba
  • Toowoomba City
  • Wilsonton
  • Wilsonton Heights



Coat of Arms:

  • Toowoomba Coat of Arms



Toowoomba Flag:

  • Toowoomba Flag
  • Toowoomba Regional Council - New Flag



HMAS Toowoomba Badge:

  • HMAS Toowoomba Badge



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