As a result of the recent heavy rainfall, we have a number of local roads closed in the Region - see www.tr.qld.gov.au/roadsFor a centralised location for all things disaster-related, bookmark disaster.tr.qld.gov.au (includes weather warnings, closed highways, road and flood cameras and more).

Our towns

Toowoomba Region makes up part of South East Queensland, a dynamic region that generates one-fifth of Australia’s economic growth and is home to one in seven Australians. We are also the gateway to South West Queensland, being the largest centre.

The Region spans almost 13,000 km2 including the Toowoomba City and the regional centres of Cambooya, Clifton, Crows Nest, Goombungee, Greenmount, Highfields, Millmerran, Oakey, Pittsworth and Yarraman, along with numerous smaller townships. Each area has its own unique history and stunning landscapes.

Goombungee has a population of about 800 and is located 35kms north of Toowoomba. It is nestled amongst the picturesque Darling Downs farming country and is famous for its magnificent jacaranda and silky oak trees. These beautiful trees form the ...
The township of Greenmount is located 28 km south of Toowoomba along the New England highway. It has with a population of about 400 and is surrounded by cropping, horticulture, dairy and beef cattle farming. There is a post office/shop, hotel, ...
Hampton is situated at the top of the escarpment north of Toowoomba. This quaint town is surrounded by forests and striking natural beauty and is home to a thriving art community. Hampton has rich volcanic soils and a temperate climate ...
Highfields is a short 12 km drive north of Toowoomba along the New England Highway. Originally a rural residential district, it now has a population of about 8000 and boasts many unique and specialised art, craft and food outlets. Beautiful ...
Maclagan and Quinalow are neighbouring country towns situated at the foothills of the Bunya Mountains. The old Muntapa Rail Tunnel is located nearby and is now home to a colony of bent-winged bats. The area offers picnic and barbecue facilities, a viewing ...
Millmerran is located 84km south west of Toowoomba on the Gore highway. The town is surrounded by rural primary production areas with industries including stud and beef cattle, pork, poultry, sheep, timber, olives, grain and cotton. Millmerran is home to a ...
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