DISCO’s Carnival Commitment

DISCO is delighted to have finally committed to be an entrant in the 2018 Carnival of Flowers parade. Site Manager Mrs Annie White from DISCO’s James St office was successful in obtaining a small amount of funding from the Toowoomba Regional Council coupled with a real and genuine commitment from her team resulting in them…

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DISCO: Business @ Dusk 2018

DISCO Gets Busy @ Dusk On Wednesday the 15th of August DISCO was delighted to be the sponsor for the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce’s Business @ Dusk event for the month of August. More than 135 people representing businesses across Toowoomba & the Darling Downs joined community leaders at the Toowoomba Regional Council venue ‘The…

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DISCO Achieves Grant Success

DISCO was recently contacted by Nexus Delivery after receiving confirmation of its success in applying for a sponsorship grant. CEO Mike Paton commented: “I wish to extend my thanks to Nexus Delivery for considering our application as part of the Nexus Together Sponsorship program. Our James Street team, led by Mrs Annie White, recently made…

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DISCO Appoints Operations Manager

The DISCO Management Committee and the CEO recently made an important announcement related to the establishment of a new role within the DISCO organisation. CEO Mike Paton commented: “It gives me and the Management Committee great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Ms Kymberley Baills as the organisations new Operations Manager with the position effective…

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DISCO Street Art Workshop

DISCO Street Art Workshop DISCO is delighted to be coordinating the Street Art Workshop which is run in conjunction with co- sponsors The Salvation Army, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Anglicare. The event will be held in Gatton on the 22nd of September at DISCO’s premises at 119 Spencer St Gatton. Coordinated by DISCO Gatton…

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Toowoomba Student In The Running For Major Award

Toowoomba Student In The Running For Major Award Toowoomba school-based apprentice Chloe Appo has won the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year Award at the South West Darling Downs Regional Final of the Queensland Training Awards. Chloe is now in the running to win the State title announced in Brisbane in September….

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Business After Hours – Dalby

Business After Hours – Dalby DISCO was delighted recently to host the Dalby Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event for the month of June. DISCO Dalby Office Manager Mrs Le-Anne Callaghan commented: “It’s been more than a year since we registered with the local chamber to host the event so it was terrific to…

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DISCO Formally Opens Gatton office

On the 8th of September 2016 DISCO formally opened its new office in Gatton. The new site was officially opened by the Mayor of the Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Cr Tanya Milligan. The Mayor was joined by fellow Councillor Michael Hagan and a range of local business representatives and community stakeholders to share in the…

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Your Region Your Eyes Photographic Competition 2016

We are excited to announce that the ‘Your Region Your Eyes’ competition is back again this year. You could win an iPad Mini! ‘Your Region Your Eyes’ is an annual photographic competition being run by DISCO and the Toowoomba Regional Council. This year’s theme will focus young people on the painted art work images around…

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DISCO and Harristown State High School in new Partnership

The Downs Industry Schools Co-Op (DISCO) and Harristown State High School started working on a potential new partnership late last year with the goal of giving young people the option to continue their studies whilst developing a link to career development and employment through DISCO. The Jobs through Education and Training Program (JET) commenced formally…

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DISCO / Gateway To Training (GTT) – “Innovation at the heart of contract success”

7 March 2016 The Australian Government’s Department of Employment today announced DISCO and Gateway To Training as the successful consortium to deliver transition to work services for young people across the Darling Downs and South West Queensland. Transition to Work is part of the $331 million National Youth Employment Strategy, announced in the 2015-16 Budget….

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New Training and Employment Programs for DISCO

DISCO CEO Mike Paton has announced two new programs commencing in the coming months to assist young people who may be unemployed and require specific training or career development support to take the next step toward a job and the commencement of a career. Queensland State Government funding under the recently re-introduced ‘Skilling Queenslanders for…

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‘Your Region Your Eyes’ 2015 Photographic Competition

We are excited to announce that the ‘Your Region Your Eyes’ competition is back again this year. You could win an iPad Mini! ‘Your Region Your Eyes’ is an annual photographic competition being run by DISCO, the Toowoomba Regional Council and Kontraband. This year’s theme will focus young people on the painted art work images…

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DISCO – FREE Certificate Qualifications in 2015!

DISCO is now offering a variety of completely free Certificate-level qualifications in 2015. Positions are limited so contact our Toowoomba office to enrol today!  

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Connect2Employment Community Learning Program Certificate Qualifications!

Are you interested in starting a career in the hospitality industry? Do you dream of operating a small business and working for yourself? Are you interested in working in the Community Services field?   If you are a young person living in the Toowoomba region, you may be eligible to apply for free training to…

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‘Your Region Your Eyes 2014′ Photographic Competition Breaks Records

DISCO, in partnership with the Toowoomba Regional Council, recently finalised the ‘Your Region Your Eyes’ photographic competition after receiving more than 90 entries from young local photographers. The event invites young people to take photos that encapsulate what the Toowoomba and Darling Downs region means to them. Entries are then put them forward for consideration…

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headspace Toowoomba Youth Engagement Committee 2014

If you are aged 12 to 25 headspace Toowoomba wants your input on how to best support young people going through a tough time in Toowoomba. We are looking for our first Youth Engagement Committee members to help us plan events, provide advice and promote headspace to young people. Are you interested in helping out…

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Roma’s Day Out 2014

DISCO is proud to support Roma’s Day Out 2014 – Saturday 13 September 9:30AM-7:00PM featuring Live Bands, Workshops, Mobile Skate Park and entertainment all day…

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‘Your Region, Your Eyes’ 2014 Photographic Competition

We are excited to announce that the ‘Your Region Your Eyes’ competition is back again this year. You could win an iPad Mini! ‘Your Region Your Eyes’ is an annual photographic and education competition being run by DISCO and the Toowoomba Regional Council. DISCO and the TRC encourage all under 18’s to share their view…

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DISCO at the 2014 Toowoomba Chronicle Careers Expo

Mike Paton, Taleah Campbell and John Hewitt represented DISCO at the 2014 Annual Toowoomba Chronicle Careers Expo which was held on the 28th of July at USQ’s Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre. The event which brings together a range of organisations aims to attract people from all ages to assist them with career preparation and planning….

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