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...

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....