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...

Council portfolios revealed at first meeting of Council

The first meeting for the newly formed Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) was held earlier today inside The Annex. While social distancing guidelines kept Councillors spaced apart in the alternative ve...

Mayor outlines challenges, opportunities for Council term

The Toowoomba Region is well placed to address and overcome present challenges, as well as seize on opportunities that will continue to deliver lifestyle benefits and job prospects for residents. Too...

Toowoomba Regional Council first meeting for the new term of Council

The first statutory meeting of Council will be held in The Annex at 10am on Thursday 23 April. View the meeting live. Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio said, “At the first meeting Counc...

Mayor’s goal is for a more active Region

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Paul Antonio has revealed a primary goal for this Council term is to improve the health of our Region by encouraging the community to get more active. Mayor Ant...

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...

Tender awarded for Carnival Lane design and construction

Toowoomba-based construction company Taddio Building Group have been awarded the design and construction tender for Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) newest CBD pedestrian walkway and multi-functio...

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...

Council urges residents to limit trips to Waste Management Facilities

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is urging the community wherever possible, to limit trips, limit passengers and maintain social distancing to help avoid delays when visiting Council’s waste managem...

Social Distancing a Priority at Council Swearing-In Ceremony

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will follow strict limits on public gatherings when the new Council is sworn-in during a two-hour ceremony from 11.00 am, Thursday 16 April 2020. TRC Chief Executive ...

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...