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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. 


Bob Abnett  email:  Telephone: (07) 3820-2621 0412-135-794

The Royal Geographical Society of Queensland Inc
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