About Toowoomba

Toowoomba is a picturesque mountain city located in south east Queensland some 127Km west of the states capital, Brisbane.Clinging to the edge of the Great Dividing Range escarpment at an altitude of seven hundred meters above sea-level, the city affords breathtaking views of Table Top Mountain and the Lockyer Valley region across the east.

Located at the gateway to the Surat Basin with a population of over 90,000 people, Toowoomba is Australia’s largest inland regional city and the commercial economic hub of the Darling Downs. It serves a growing population in excess of 250,00 people. Toowoomba therefore plays an important role in providing products and services to meet the increasing needs of the booming mining industry. The city covers an area of approx. 117 Sq Km and is centred at the intersection of the Warrego and New England highways.

Toowoomba’s climate can best be described as pleasant with temperature ranges averaging a cool 5°C to 16°C in winter and a mild 17°C to 27°C in summer. Labeled ‘The Garden City’, residents enjoy the Carnival of Flowers, an annual September event, attracting thousands of locals, interstate and international vistors to the city.