Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:

Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Brookstead, Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodgson Vale (includes Top Camp), Pittsworth, Southbrook, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.

Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)


Cooyar is located on the New England Highway north of Crows Nest. The small town has a general store, community hall, primary school and post office. The suspension bridge in Swinging Bridge Park was rebuilt in 1988 after a devastating flood swept the previous bridge away. Swinging bridge park is located along the banks of Cooyar Creek, where platypus can sometimes be spotted.

Cooyar's annual show features great country competitions. The remnant rainforest in the Palms National Park can be easily accessed from Cooyar.

Last Updated: Friday, 31 July 2015 15:46
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