Toowoomba Regional Council gives local suppliers a major boost

Supporting local businesses and regional areas remains a priority for Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). This was reflected earlier today with Council adopting an amendment to its Procurement Policy, ...

Winter Wonderland postponed for 12 months

One of the Toowoomba Region’s favourite events, Winter Wonderland, has been postponed until 2021. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Environment and Community Committee Chair Cr James O’Shea said t...

Toowoomba Regional Council outlines shovel-ready projects

Marking Toowoomba’s territory as a centre of excellence for mountain biking, decreasing traffic congestion between Highfields and the Toowoomba CBD and upgrading a vital agricultural link are among ...

Council looking for coordinated approach on Queensland Bushfires Flexible Funding Grants

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is encouraging community groups in areas affected by the 2019 bushfires to coordinate with Council when applying for Round 1 of Queensland Bushfires Flexible Funding G...

Council re-opens Cressbrook Dam to the public

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will re-open Cressbrook Dam to the public for recreational purposes from 16 May 2020 after testing showed water met recognised safety standards. Toowoomba Regional Co...

Water Security primary goal for the next four years

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) water committee leaders have stated at this week’s first Water and Waste Committee meeting that water security is the highest priority for the portfolio during term ...

Volunteers out of sight, but front of mind in national week

Toowoomba Regional Council’s dedicated band of volunteers might be out of sight due to the Coronavirus lockdown, but they are front of mind during National Volunteer Week from May 18-24. Toowoomba ...

Council re-opening playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms, BBQ areas, gathering restrictions apply.

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will re-open playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms and barbecue areas from 16 May 2020 in line with the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to Easing COVID-19 restricti...

Make the CHANGE with Healthy Habits Online Program

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC), is partnering with CHANGE project provider Willows Health and Lifestyle Centre to launch a new online program on 18 May. The Healthy Habits-Keeping Connected program ...

No parking payments required in the Toowoomba CBD with time restrictions in place

Residents in the Toowoomba Region will continue being able to park in all Council car parking without payment required in the City Centre until 30 June 2020. Toowoomba Regional Council Infrastructure...

Council to stage re-opening of facilities

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will stage the re-opening of facilities following the announcement of the easing of restrictions for playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms, pools and libraries. TRC ...

Mayor Antonio pays tribute to Richard ‘Darby’ McCarthy

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has today (7 May) paid tribute to Richard ‘Darby’ McCarthy.As one of Australia’s best jockeys, Mayor Antonio said Darby had left a lasting-legacy which would ...

Town Crier joins global 75th commemoration of VE Day on May 8

The Toowoomba Region’s Town Crier Kevin Howarth tomorrow (Friday, May 8) will join a global chorus commemorating one of the most momentous days of World War II when he delivers a heartfelt tribute a...

Applications open for Coronavirus Community Support Micro Grants

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has opened applications for the new Coronavirus Community Support Micro Grants program that forms part of the $10.5 million Coronavirus relief package endorsed by Coun...

Cooby, Cressbrook Dams remain closed despite easing restrictions, Perseverance to re-open

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) advises that Cressbrook Dam and Cooby Dam will remain closed to the public despite the easing of State Government’s restrictions on recreational activities including...

Road widening to support new Kleinton Waste Transfer Facility

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will commence road widening of a section of Kleinton School Road from Monday, 11 May with completion expected late June 2020 (weather permitting). TRC Water...

Residents divert 140 tonnes of e-waste from landfill

Toowoomba Region residents have diverted almost 140 tonnes of e-waste (electrical and electronic items) from the region’s landfills since June 2019. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Water and Was...

Council to provide economic relief throughout the Toowoomba Region

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has today (29 April) approved a raft of economic relief options, including a $125 rate concession for the majority of rateable properties throughout the Region. In ad...

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...

E-Library Services spike shows Region staying connected

Toowoomba Region’s library e-services are witnessing a spike in usage since COVID-19 restrictions saw the closure of library facilities on 23 March 2020. The first month of reporting shows a leap in...