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 ...

Mayor Paul Antonio to lead Toowoomba Regional Council

Paul Antonio will continue to serve as Mayor of the Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) following the local government elections held on 28 March 2020. TRC CEO Brian Pidgeon congratulated Mayor Antonio ...

A year of Wivenhoe pipeline operations

One year on from when the Wivenhoe Pipeline commenced operation, the Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is on track to deliver its water supply target. After pumping began on 1 April 2019, TRC Mayor Pa...

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...

CBD pedestrian crossings to be automated to combat Coronavirus

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will begin automating CBD pedestrian crossings as soon as possible to help limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This measure follows discussions between the De...

Appointments encouraged at Council’s Animal Management Centre

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will minimise face-to-face interaction at its Animal Management Centre (Anzac Ave, Toowoomba) by limiting access to the public through the implementation of a temporar...

Council says flushing wipes, blocks pipes.

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is urging the community to only flush toilet paper down the toilet, after seeing an increase in pipe blockages in the last two months TRC General Manager of Water and...

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 ...

TRC Economic Relief Package

The Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Chief Executive Officer, Mr Brian Pidgeon, has advised that Council will immediately implement some economic relief measures as part of a Coronavirus response. Co...

Local Disaster Management Group now at ‘Stand Up’

Toowoomba Regional Council has moved its Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) to ‘Stand Up’ status. LDMG Chair Paul Antonio said the group had previously been on ‘Alert’ but felt it was nec...

Council temporarily closes Community Halls, Sporting Fields, Camp Grounds and cancels CHANGE Project

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily close all Community Halls, suspend the use of sporting fields, campgrounds (close of business Friday 27 March 2020) and cancel the CHANGE Project unti...

TRC seeking interest from CBD businesses in guaranteed parking

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has advertised tenders for businesses wishing to lease parking in the CBD.  TRC Infrastructure Services general manager Mike Brady said tenders had been called i...

Cash no longer accepted at Council waste management facilities, Tip Shop closed

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will no longer be accepting cash at any of Council’s Waste Facilities, and the Revivia Tip Shop will be temporarily closed due to updated health restrictions. TRC C...

Council temporarily ceases nursery plant giveaways

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily cease plant giveaways until further notice. TRC Chief Executive Officer Brian Pidgeon said the decision is based on advice provided by the government...

Toowoomba Region Libraries E-Services still online

Toowoomba Region’s library closures will not affect the library e-services. Toowoomba Regional Council General Manager of Environment and Community Services, Mr Nick Hauser said the decision to clo...

Council closes Sports Centres, Aquatic facilities, Cressbrook Campground, The Annex, Highfields Cultural Centre.

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily close all Indoor Sport and Aquatic Centres, Cressbrook Campground, The Annex, Highfields Cultural Centre and is re-directing face-to-face operations a...

Council closes Libraries, Art Galleries, Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness and Highfields Fitness and Recreation Centres

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily close all Library facilities, Art Galleries, Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness Centre, Highfields Fitness and Recreation Centre and Toowoomba City Communi...