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Toowoomba – Home of the lamington

The story goes that the lamington, that chocolate-coated and coconut encrusted favourite of generations of Australian families and fundraising committees, was invented in Toowoomba! It all began in the sultry Queensland summer of 1896 when Lord Lamington, the Governor of Queensland, began the annual habit of moving his entourage to Harlaxton House in Toowoomba to escape the heat ...

  • Kids on yellow slide at playground in Toowoomba

Nine amazing playgrounds in Toowoomba

There’s sure to be a playground nearby anywhere you go in Toowoomba! Here are nine of the best. 1. Queens Park - Lindsay Street playground area Opposite 62 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba Catering for toddlers to pre-teens of all abilities, this playground is a favourite of many in Toowoomba. It includes a wheelchair-accessible fort, textured dome climbing structure, huge ...

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