Anzac spirit alive in 2020: we’re apart, but sacrifices not forgotten

Coronavirus lockdowns might have curtailed 2020 Anzac Day public commemorative services, but Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the significance of April 25 would be recognised, albeit in differ...

Mayor Antonio answers Lifeblood call, seeks extra support

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is calling on eligible residents to book an appointment to donate blood or plasma at their nearest Lifeblood donor centre. “Donating blood is an essential servic...

Councillor swearing-in ceremony livestream

From 11am, Thursday 16 April 2020 we plan to livestream the Council swearing-in ceremony from this page. The ceremony will include the M...

Toowoomba, SW Qld rail improvement projects a step closer

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has welcomed the federal government’s announcement that pre-feasibility studies will be advanced for five interface improvement projects that are linked to the In...

LDMG Coronavirus update - 14 April 2020

Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group, Mayor Paul Antonio, provides an update on the management of the Coronavirus pandemic in the Toowoomba Regional Council area. During this press conference ...

TRC asks owners to keep dogs on a leash at off-leash areas

Toowoomba Regional Council is temporarily changing guidelines at dog off-leash areas to now ask that dogs remain on a leash. Toowoomba Region Mayor-elect Paul Antonio said dogs must be effectively co...

TRC’s winter watering times start from April 1; restrictions still in force

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) winter garden watering times have come into effect from today (April 1). TRC Water and Waste Services General Manager Damian Platts said residents were being remi...

TRC closes playgrounds, outdoor gyms, barbecues and skate parks

Toowoomba Regional Council is closing all public park playgrounds, outdoor gyms, public barbecue facilities and skate parks effective immediately (March 31) in line with the latest federal government ...

TRC suspends non-urgent public water testing at Mt Kynoch

Toowoomba Regional Council is suspending all non-urgent public water testing services at the Mt Kynoch Water Treatment Plant laboratory until further notice. Council will continue to perform its crit...

TRC transitions customer service enquiries to phone, online channels

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will handle most customer enquiries by phone, email and other online channels only from Monday, March 30. TRC General Manager for Service Delivery and Sustainability ...

Entries open for 2020 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artist Award and Exhibition

Entries are open for the 2020 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artist Award and Exhibition. Emerging artists from southern Queensland who are engaged in contemporary art practice are invited to lodge appl...

Takatsuki Mayor moved by Toowoomba East Rotary recovery funds

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Paul Antonio has presented a thank you gift to the Rotary Club of Toowoomba East on behalf of Takatsuki Mayor Takeshi Hamada. The certificate of commendation an...

TRC increases spending with local suppliers

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is showing its confidence in, and support for, the regional economy by continuing to increase its spending with local suppliers. Council’s spending with local suppl...

TRC adopts amendments to the Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week endorsed the Priority Development Area (PDA) Submissions Report and agreed to proceed with proposed amendments to the Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Develop...

TRC adopts Planning Scheme amendment to manage flood risk

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (February 18) adopted an amendment to the Toowoomba Region Planning Scheme relating to the region-wide management of flood risk at its February Ordinary meeting....

TRC to review Waste Infrastructure Plan, rescinds decision to build Wyreema waste management facility

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will complete a review of its Waste Infrastructure Plan to determine the location and timing of future waste management facilities for the region. Council today (Febr...

Planning & Development Committee recommends adopting Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme Amendment No.17

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Planning and Development Committee today recommended adopting an amendment to the Toowoomba Region Planning Scheme relating to the region-wide management of flood ...

Residents invited to have their say on our parks

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is inviting the community to have their say on draft concept designs for Emmerson Park, the Toowoomba Waterbird Habitat and Thiess Park. TRC’s Environment and Commu...

Show your pride at region’s 2020 Australia Day activities

Show your national pride by joining any of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) community celebrations planned for Australia Day on Sunday, January 26. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the na...

Have your say on the region’s Australia Day activities, awards

Aussies celebrate our national day on January 26 in different ways. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is keen to hear residents’ views on their preferences for civic celebrations and the format and ...