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Toowoomba

(təwo͞om`bə), city (1991 pop. 75,990), Queensland, E Australia, in the Eastern Highlands, at the edge of the Darling Downs, c.2000 ft (610 m) above sea level. The city is an agricultural market center with food-processing and farm-machinery industries in addition to engineering and brewing. It is also a summer resort.

Toowoomba

 

a city in Australia, in Queensland. Population, 61,000 (1973). Toowoomba, a railroad junction, is the trade center of an agricultural region in which the main activities are the raising of sheep and dairy cattle, fruit growing, and the growing of wheat. Industries include food processing and metalworking.

Toowoomba

a city in E Australia, in SE Queensland: agricultural and industrial centre. Pop.: 89 338 (2001)
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Mr Woods said a compelling factor in the purchase was the propertys location in one the nations most fertile agricultural regions, along with its close proximity to established scientific research institutions, like the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF) grains research centres in Toowoomba and Warwick, along with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), University of Queensland (UQ) and CSIRO.
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I'm also very involved in community and charity events, playing music every year during the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers and the Cultural and Languages Festival.
Commander Cath Hayes, the commanding officer of HMAS Toowoomba, praised her team and her colleagues in CMF, "I am proud of the tenacity and hard work displayed by the Toowoomba team to intercept and board the dhow in challenging weather conditions before executing an extensive search of the vessel to locate the elaborately concealed drugs.
HMAS Toowoomba Commanding Officer Commander Cath Hayes said her team has been responsible for disrupting the smuggling of narcotics in the Indian Ocean, which, according to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, have been used as funding for international terrorist organisations.
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Audi AG, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (XETRA: VW), has opened its Audi Centre Toowoomba in Australia.
Next out the door was Morris, who led the sprawling Toowoomba diocese from 1992 until the pope removed him in 2011.
HMAS Toowoomba is on her way home to Australia after a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Slipper, the report said.
With a population of approximately 90,000 people, Toowoomba is Australia's largest inland city, located 127 kilometres west of Brisbane, clinging to the edge of the Great Dividing Range escarpment at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level.
The meeting came during a concert in Toowoomba when the prince accepted a traditional Akubra hat to huge applause from the crowd.
Ten-year-old Blake Rice greeted the Prince with an Aussie "G'day, sir", as the royal visitor lifted the spirits of the survivors of the floods in Toowoomba, Queensland.