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3 days ago
We're counting down to the exciting Miles Back to the Bush Festival! With farm tours, tractor pulls, country cooked meals, live music and much more there is something for everyone so don't miss out. Stay tuned for more sneak peaks...
Visit www.backtothebushfestival.com.au/about-the-festival/ for more info.
4 days ago
Council's Water Operations Trainee Samuel Henningsen, based in Chinchilla, and Business Trainee Maddie Gray, based in Dalby, had a busy day yesterday representing Western Downs Regional Council at the Chinchilla Careers Expo.
It was great to have Chinchilla State High School, Chinchilla Christian College and Tara Shire State College in attendance.
Reach for the 🌟🌟🌟!!
5 days ago
We are getting excited for the Dalby's Delicious and Delightful Festival next month!
Held on Saturday 18 August, it's a fabulous event of international food and live entertainment ending with a spectacular lantern parade and fireworks display along the banks of the beautiful Myall Creek that runs through the centre of Dalby. This year's theme is Under The Sea.
So come along and see why we #lovewesterndowns
Visit www.deliciousanddelightful.com.au for more.
1 week ago
Feeling innovative? Need a dose of inspiration?
Come along to the Food Leaders Australia afternoon with entrepreneur Steve Baxter and a group of other inspirational entrepreneurs and local heroes for motivational events and workshops that connect with the whole community.
Thursday July 19, 3pm to 4pm at WDRC, 30 Marble St, Dalby.
"Living in regional Queensland can give entrepreneurs the edge as the drive and tenacity needed to succeed from rural and remote areas creates unparalleled resilience, problem solving skills and persistence, key ingredients for successful entrepreneurs.
For info and to book your spot visit: www.tsbe.com.au/events/chief-entrepreneur-afternoon-steve-baxter
11 Jul 18
Dalby is buzzing today! Thanks to @madolynp13 and @7NewsToowoomba for coming and chatting with us today about the… https://t.co/aO6YaDw38B
26 Jun 18
The #ChinchillaBotanicParklands Stage 1 kicked off today with the Hon @StirlHinchliffe Minister for Local Governmen… https://t.co/wZJtvX3gn6
5 May 18
Stay hydrated! You can bring sealed bottled water into the Day on the Plain venue #BigSkies2018 https://t.co/Wmt35vx4Na
2 May 18
Dalby Saleyards Tours kicked off the Big Skies Festival 2018 this morning, with visitors from as far away as Tasman… https://t.co/DOc5RRkqvu
30 Apr 18
What a fabulous weekend to be on the #westerndowns !
Lovely to have so many locals and visitors enjoying our iconic… https://t.co/s8so32yHlM
20 Apr 18
A fantastic day as His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC @QldGovernor joins @WesternDownsRC Mayor Paul Mc… https://t.co/1iyMA6B4tO
Great to have you @QldGovernor! Hope you have the chance to try one of our famous country-baked scones at the… https://t.co/78Vb8GeBMP
18 Apr 18
Mayor McVeigh last night at @TSBEnterprise evening talking all things #energy and #westerndowns as the heart of res… https://t.co/6NfTihn2T5
13 Apr 18
WDRC Deputy Mayor Cr Andrew Smith:
"And of course the talented apprentices and trainees who are here today because… https://t.co/EzhbuYBxwv
We're not the only ones looking forward to #BigSkies2018 — see why you should be too!
Get your tickets now at… https://t.co/V8RWUQlOXL
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