About Toowoomba

If you want to know more about meeting in Toowoomba, then you are in the right place!

Everything you need to know about Toowoomba is listed below – where we are, how to get here, what to pack, what to see, what to do, what the city is known for, our industries, history and much more.

 

 

Toowoomba

Location

Toowoomba is the biggest city in the Darling Downs region and the gateway to the west from the east. Accesss to the west by road is via Toowoomba to agricultural enterprises in the Western Downs and mining activity located in the Surat Basin.... Read more
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Climate

With scenic views from 700 metres above sea level, Toowoomba is one of the few locations in Queensland with four distinct seasons.... Read more
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The Garden City

It’s no wonder Toowoomba is known as “The Garden City” with more than 1,800 hectares of open space including 150 manicured parks and gardens.... Read more
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Culture

Toowoomba’s cultural hub centres around the Empire Theatres, Australia’s largest regional performing arts theatre, seating 1,565. The city is also home to Queensland’s oldest regional public art gallery and Easterfest music festival that attracts tens of thousands of visitors annually.... Read more
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Economy

Toowoomba has a diversified economy that has built on the traditional agricultural base to encompass manufacturing, education and mining.... Read more
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Services

A wide range of services are offered to residents and visitors in Toowoomba, which has the best of city and country lifestyles. Canberra is the only inland city in Australia larger than Toowoomba.... Read more
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Heritage

First settled by pastoralists in the 1850s, many of the historical buildings still exist and add to the charm of Toowoomba city.... Read more
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Public holidays

As well as the national public holidays, the Toowoomba Show public holiday is on Thursday 7 April 2016.... Read more
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