1. The community elects the Council and provides input to determine the regions priorities.
  2. The Federal and State Government provides authority to Council through the Local Government Act 2009.
  3. Committees* consider the strategic direction for the region, within specialised areas, and provide recommendations to Council. A few specific functions within the city are managed by controlled entities established by Council including Jondaryan Woolshed, Empire Theatre, Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise (TSBE). The Audit Committee oversees the activities of Internal Audit and provides an independent, external review of our governance and internal control frameworks.
  4. Council establishes priorities and considers recommendations received from its Committees.
  5. Through the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Executive Management Team (EMT), Council decisions are carried out. EMT also provides Council with advice on priorities and strategic direction and oversees Councils
    operational groups.
  6. Internal Audit conducts appraisals which provide assurance that the organisation is discharging its responsibilities effectively.

Organisation structure diagram

Committees

  • Water and Waste Committee
  • Infrastructure Committee
  • Planning and Development Committee
  • Environment and Community Committee
  • Finance and Business Strategy Committee
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Australia Day and Queensland Day Co-ordinating Committee
  • Development Industry Reference Group
  • Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee
  • Regional Active and Public Transport Advisory Committee
  • Regional Arts Development Fund Advisory Committee
  • Regional Youth Advisory Committee
  • Toowoomba Airport Advisory Committee
  • Toowoomba Region Events and Tourism Advisory Committee
  • Toowoomba Region Pest Management Advisory Committee

 

Toowoomba Regional Council