Toowoomba during WWII – Walking Tour

Air raid drills, troop trains, soldiers and naval personnel Americans, nurses and even the odd General. All were commonplace in Toowoomba during the years 1942 – 1945. This talk and slide show showcases the places that link to Toowoomba’s fascinating World War 2 history.

Presented by local history buff Paul Herbert hear the stories of Toowoomba as a war town Learn more about how Toowoomba was central to the early defence of Australia, especially in terms of logistics and planning and indeed planning for the defence of the East Coast of Australia took place in Toowoomba at Clifford House. The visual presentation will be over a complimentary evening drink.

Learn more about this fascinating period of Toowoomba’s history with Toowoomba Trails.


Thursday 24 September 4.30pm


General $35, Concession $30


Trades Hall, 19A Russell Street, Toowoomba (Google map)

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*Toowoomba Regional Council and Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers do not manage or operate this event and take no ownership or responsibility for the COVID Safe health practices as declared by the Queensland Chief Health Officer in regard to restrictions for this event.  For more information regarding this event please contact the Event Organiser Toowoomba Trails on 0432 939 350.