Men’s Sheds craft Christmas trees for regional centres

Santa’s helpers at Toowoomba Region Men’s Sheds are turning their skills to a festive project with the creation of metallic Christmas trees. The project grew from an idea developed by Council sta...

TRC urges residents to be prepared for extreme heat, storm season

Toowoomba Regional Council is warning residents to take sensible precautions to guard against an extreme heatwave that is forecast to reach the region for the start of summer. Toowoomba Region Mayor ...

Council to undertake land repairs

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will undertake land repairs in the Harvey Street area (Toowoomba), with work beginning from 30 November 2020. As of result of the work required, TRC Environment and C...

TRC launches Invest Toowoomba CBD prospectus, economic data

Toowoomba Regional Council today (November 26) launched its Invest Toowoomba CBD prospectus highlighting recent investments and opportunities for investors in the city’s CBD and the Railway Parkland...

New dog off-leash areas proposed for Kingsthorpe and Oakey

Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking community feedback on proposals to create designated, unfenced dog off-leash areas in Rosalie Walk Linear Corridor Parkland in Kingsthorpe and Cory Street Park in...

Council and Industry meet with Deputy PM to discuss funding water security study

Representatives from Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC), Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprises (TSBE), Regional Development Australia Darling Downs and South West (RDA DDSW) and local industry have met ...

Community urged to have their say on Yarraman Waste Management Facility Upgrade

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is urging the community to have their say on the concept design of an upgraded waste management facility at Yarraman. The community can provide feedback on the new de...

Council expands its sewering network

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will continue to increase its level of service to businesses in rural parts of the Region by expanding its sewering network in the Torrington area. As part of a progr...

Council increases funding to water tank rebate scheme

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has added an extra $20,000 to the water tank rebate scheme to fund growing demand.  TRC Finance and Business Strategy Chair Cr Geoff McDonald said that Council h...

Investment in local economy remains strong

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) commitment to using local suppliers has increased during the month of October. Following a strong start to the year, TRC Finance and Business Strategy Chair Counc...

New Toowoomba Region Heritage Advisory Committee members announced

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week (November 17) announced the new community members who will serve on Council’s Heritage Advisory Committee (HAC). The appointment of Dr Anthony Simmons, Ti...

Pledge to drive, so others survive this National Road Safety Week

More than three people are killed, and almost another 100 are seriously injured on an average each day on Australian roads. These alarming statistics have Toowoomba Regional Council Infrastructure Co...

Strategic plan review starts to service growing communities

A review of a key Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) strategic plan that forms part of the Planning Scheme will be progressed to more efficiently service the region’s growing communities with essentia...

TRC to prepare a new Planning Scheme to cater for future growth

Strategic planning is progressing to ensure the Toowoomba Region remains an attractive lifestyle destination that caters for employment and population growth that is forecast for the next 30 years. T...

Report to Council highlights four main opportunities from SEQ City Deal

A Deloitte Access Economic’s report tabled at a Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Economic Development Committee has highlighted the opportunities for the Toowoomba Region that may be facilitated by ...

Young achievers encouraged to apply for 2021 W. H. Groom scholarship

Young Toowoomba Region tertiary students with a passion for community, sporting or cultural pursuits are encouraged to apply for the 2021 W. H. Groom scholarship. The Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC)...

Toowoomba Region libraries continue to ease restrictions

Toowoomba Regional Council’s libraries will move to the next stage of the re-opening of libraries from the week commencing Monday 16 November. With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, libraries wil...

Council reaffirms its commitment

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is committed to working with the Hampton Irrigators regardless of any pending legal proceedings. TRC CEO Brian Pidgeon said it was disappointing Council had been forc...

Turn your unwanted items into money

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. But rather than letting your unused items go to landfill, Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Waste and Water Committee portfolio lead Cr Nancy Sommerf...

Have Your Say on the Pioneer Park Goombungee master plan

Toowoomba Regional Council is asking the Goombungee community to have its say on the future of Pioneer Park. Environment and Community Committee Portfolio Cr Tim McMahon said Council had started a ma...