Our brand-new Signature Range of luxury homes

Immerse yourself in the unparalleled grandeur that is our new Signature Range homes at Living Gems Toowoomba. At the forefront of contemporary design and styled for maximum livability, these magnificent homes have been created by our innovative team of professionals in pursuit of the ultimate in Lifestyle Resort living. In addition to the already impressive […]

Living Gems Toowoomba to partner with local iconic theatre

Living Gems Toowoomba has partnered with local iconic arts precinct, The Empire Theatre to deliver its well known Daytime Series program to the local Toowoomba community. Formerly known as Morning Melodies, the Daytime Series will bring a mix of Thursday morning and Sunday afternoon shows to the recently renovated theatre including: April 11 Michael Cormick […]

Never a dull moment at Living Gems Toowoomba Resort

With a jam packed social calendar and activities program Home Owners at Living Gems Toowoomba Lifestyle Resort are living life to the full. One of Living Gems Toowoomba’s original Home Owners, Bronwyn Newman says since moving into her home at the Resort two years ago with her dachshund, Milo she has been enjoying all the […]

Retirement village or lifestyle resort. What is the difference?

Many of us have heard the terms retirement village and lifestyle resort – but, what’s the actual difference? While there are definitely similarities between the two (in that they both appeal to older people who live independently and have communal facilities), the key difference between the two sectors is the contractual and financial models that […]

Living Gems celebrates Seniors Week

Throughout the state our community will come together to celebrate Seniors Week. This event is held from 18-26 August to recognise the value of the contribution older people have made in the workforce and community throughout their lives. Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland coordinates Seniors Week on behalf of the Queensland Government. The event […]

Living Gems wins another Master Builders Award

Living Gems is celebrating again after another successful win at the recent Master Builders Award for the Downs and Western region on Friday, 20 July. Living Gems Toowoomba is the second resort within the Living Gems portfolio to be awarded for the best Tourism and Leisure Facilities by industry judges. Living Gems Caboolture won the […]

John and Jenny say yes to Living Gems

Having recently emigrated from New Zealand early this year, Living Gems Home Owners John and Jenny Pierson have been enjoying the warmer weather. The Pierson’s tell us more about how they have been enjoying Australia and Living Gems so far. I am originally from Picton, at the top of the South Island and John is […]

Retirement living: where to start?

For those planning their retirement, the question of how to finance this next stage of life can be daunting for some. While the government offers the Age Pension, $826.20 for singles and $1245.60 for couples paid fortnightly, this is not always necessarily enough to live on. There are a number of options to get extra […]

From Russia, via Iceland and Norway, with love

A cruise from the UK to Russia provided veteran travelers John and Janet Croft a cost effective way of visiting Iceland and Norway while delving deep into some little-known history of the Second World War. The Nordic countries are expensive to visit as land-based tourists, but the spectacular landscapes are essential to see for serious […]