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Toowoomba Field Trip - 5 day Event [Mon - Fri]

  • 14 Oct 2019
  • 11:00 AM
  • 18 Oct 2019
  • 3:00 PM
  • Toowoomba & environs


Attendees will cover costs such as transport, meals and accommodation directly with the suppliers. Registration for the event is required.

Map Group Event

Aim of tour/ visit:

To gain a better understanding of the mapping history of the Darling Downs

and Toowoomba, one of the earliest settled areas in Queensland.

Possible Venues:

Negotiations are underway with a range of Venue Options including –

Toowoomba Regional Council (local history and historic maps); Toowoomba

Art Gallery (Bolton Reading Room); Airborne Insight (drone operating firm);

Australian Rail Track Corporation (inland rail project); Nexus Infrastructure

(second range crossing); Wagner's (Wellcamp Airport); Cobb & Co Museum

(historic transport and possible lunch venue for one of 5 days).


TBA - Co-ordinator is looking into cabins with own cooking facilities, as a

cheaper option than eating out every night. A possible Cabin Park is within

a 15 minute walk of Toowoomba CBD. 


Each attendee will cover their own travel, meals and accommodation costs. 


Ian Francis, email   mob. 0457 628 033

The Royal Geographical Society of Queensland Inc
Gregory Place, Level 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill Qld 4000
Tel 07 3368 2066
ABN 87 014 673 068

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