Why business is booming & families are flourishing in Garden City
Toowoomba has transformed itself from a sleepy city atop the Great Dividing Range to part of a thriving and diverse region that’s dared to dream.
We boast an enviable café, laneway and dining culture that rivals Melbourne’s, a jam-packed events calendar attracting international attention, and a wwell-earned reputation as the Garden City for our eclectic food and wine festivals.
There’s something here for everyone, just ask Expedia which listed us in the top five beautiful cities to visit across Australia, or Suncorp Bank, which named us the fourth most family-friendly city in Australia.
Bursting with innovation and ingenuity, Toowoomba has become a hub for people looking to try something different and test the waters on the way to success in a range of industries from health, education, agriculture, science and infrastructure.
With new breathtaking architecture and a reinvigorated CBD cityscape, Toowoomba has found the perfect harmony between its heritage and old-style charm, mixed with a famous street-art gallery; First Coat.
Photographers, bloggers, travel writers and explorers are all flocking to Toowoomba, with many choosing the destination for its natural landscapes or stunning venues to stage, and capture, the perfect wedding.
Take a weekend to explore a city that matches the buzz that surrounds it. Stay in one of the many hotels, catch a show at the Empire Theatre, stroll the Japanese Gardens or get adventurous and climb Table Top Mountain.
We’re an easy 90-minute drive from Brisbane, making our region ideal for a weekend getaway with plenty to explore. But be warned – a weekend will just be the beginning as those who visit can’t help but fall in love with what the region has to offer.