Thursday 10th October
National Board Meeting
Social Dinner - Cobb+Co Museum
$45pp (not included in convention registration)
Join the National Board and local Toowoomba dignitaries for drinks and nibbles at Cobb+Co Museum. Cobb+Co is home of the National Carriage Collection and focuses on horse-drawn vehicles and heritage trades.
Cheese platters on arrival
BBQ Buffet Dinner
Bar will be available to purchase drinks at own cost
*Accommodation on Thursday evening is not included in convention registration and attendees will be need to arrange individually. The National Board & RC’s will be staying at the Comfort Inn Grammar View should you wish to book in the same location.
Friday 11th October
Regional Communicator Training - Comfort Inn Grammar View
Rising Stars Meeting - Comfort Inn Grammar View
Transport to Reflections Lake Cooby
Executive Training Sessions - Conference Room
Social Tour - Monty Brewing Co.
Award-Winning family-owned craft brewery located in Highfields.
Food, drinks & tasting paddles available at own cost.
Social Dinner - BBQ/Lawn Area
Op-Shop Glam! - Come dressed to (un)impress
Dive into the world of thrift store treasures and showcase your unique style by crafting an ensemble that epitomises opulence on a budget. Whether it's vintage finds, retro chic, or repurposed couture, let your creativity run wild.
Saturday 12th October
Annual General Meeting - Conference Room
$15pp Early Bird
$20pp from 1 August 2024
(not included in convention registration)
For those who prefer to explore the beauty of Toowoomba instead of attending the AGM, we've crafted an exciting Non-Delegates Tour that promises a delightful escape.
Immerse yourself in nature's wonders as we visit local gardens, including the enchanting Queens Park and the picturesque Laurel Bank Park, where blooming flowers and lush landscapes await. Capture breathtaking views at Picnic Point, a scenic lookout offering panoramic vistas of the region.
The tour also includes a visit to the Cobb+Co Museum, a treasure trove of history and culture that showcases the fascinating heritage of transport and industry.
This Non-Delegates Tour is designed for those seeking an alternative experience, ensuring that everyone finds enjoyment in their own way during our time together.
Return to Reflections Lake Cooby for Lunch
Social Tour - Pechey Distilling Co.
$10pp - payable at venue (tasting fee waived if purchasing a bottle)
Located in the high country near Crows Nest, Peachy Distilling Co. are Toowoomba region's first craft distillery. Located at the historic Pechey Homestead, they offer distillery door tastings and purchases.
For those not wishing to attend the Pechy Gin Distillery, there will be 2 activities on offer to do at Lake Cooby (for both adults and children) while this tour is taking place.
These activities will be: High Ropes ($45pp) Canoeing ($55pp)
Masquerade Gala Dinner - Lakeside Marquee
Prepare for a night of mystery, elegance, and intrigue as we unveil the enchanting theme for this year's Gala Dinner—Masquerade! Join us in a mesmerizing evening where sophistication meets secrecy, and glamour is adorned with a touch of mystique. Don your most captivating attire and conceal your identity behind an exquisite mask, as we celebrate the magic of the masquerade.
Sunday 13th October
Service Work - Highfields Scout Group
Before bidding our farewells, we are excited to engage in a meaningful service opportunity alongside the Highfields Scout Group. As a community-focused conclusion to our gathering, we'll join hands with the Scouts in contributing to a positive impact on the local area.
Our time spent with the Highfields Scout Group will not only strengthen bonds within our group but also leave a lasting mark of goodwill on the community. This service work reflects our commitment to making a positive difference, leaving behind not only memories but a tangible contribution to the well-being of the local environment and its residents. It's a wonderful way to conclude our time together with purpose and shared dedication to community service.