- Category: Infrastructure
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Designed by architect Francis DG Stanley and constructed in 1873 by R. Godsall, the Toowoomba railway station comprises of a single platform.
The station is situated along the Main Line which is a railway line that originates at the Roma Street Station in Brisbane and stretches 161Km to Toowoomba, which from there the, Western line proceeds to Cunnamulla.
Additional structures were added over a period of more than 75 years including a goods shed, brake examination pit, refreshment rooms, porters shed/guards hut, and air raid shelters.
The railway station was listed on the Queensland Heritage Register in October 1992.
The Westlander runs a twice weekly service from Brisbane to Charleville.
- Category: Entertainment
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Looking for things to do or maybe some sightseeing in and around Toowoomba?
There are many things to do in Toowoomba no matter what your interests are.
Whether its camping, sightseeing, mountain climbing, bush walking, bird watching or whatever, we're sure you will find our attractions directory useful.
- Category: Accommodation
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Toowoomba has some charming bed and breakfast places to stay in so you a can unwind as you relax and enjoy the beauty Toowoomba has to offer.
Once you have recharged and energized you will be able to begin your exploration of the Toowoomba region.
Please follow this this to our accommodation page to find a B&B that's right for you.
- Category: Events
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Toowoomba is a beautiful little city anytime of the year, but it has to be said that when springtime comes around there is that something a little extra special in the air.
Toowoomba's claim to fame is the Carnival of Flowers, a fun filled, awe inspiring, action packed, sensory spectacular of all the best the garden city has to offer.
The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers was an idea conceived by local businessman Essex Tait in 1949.
The idea was put to the Toowoomba chamber of commerce that in order to promote the region and it's businesses, it would be worthwhile to take advantage of the Toowoomba regions ideal location and already renowned 'Garden City' status.
The first parade took place in the Spring of 1950 where a crowd of 50,000 people attended and has since been an iconic event of the city. Toowoomba just wouldn't be Toowoomba without the carnival
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the annual Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers which will be held from Friday 20th September until Sunday 29th September 2019.
The Toowoomba Carnival of flowers is held in the last full week of September and features many events including a floral street parade, garden tours, live music concerts, arts and crafts, flower, food and wine festivals, and a garden competition and more.
For a full list of events please visit the carnival events page.
If you would like more information on this fantastic event, then please visit the official website.
Most of all though, remember to have lots of fun and enjoy.
- Category: Lifestyle
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The present day location of the Clifford Park racecourse was obtained in 1861 as a 65 hectare block (approx.).
Clifford Park racecourse is located in Newtown and is home to the Toowoomba Turf Club.
The Clifford Park racecourse is a multi-function facility providing a venue for hosting functions and events.
The park also provides a training facility for members of the racing industry.
Address: Hursley Rd, Newtown