Picnic Point Parklands Waterfall Gardens upgrades starting in October

Upgrades to the Waterfall Gardens at Toowoomba’s Picnic Point Parklands are scheduled to start in October. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) recently awarded the contract for the upgrade works to Th...

Central Highfields intersection service relocation works starting; feedback sought on concept designs

The future vision for Central Highfields is a step closer as Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) prepares to start service relocations associated with the Kratzke and O’Brien Roads Intersection Upgrade...

TRC flood contractor to occupy Oakey depot in win for community

 A contractor appointed by Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) to deliver flood recovery works will occupy the Oakey TRC depot until the end of 2024 in a fantastic win for the local community. Geor...

TRC welcomes improved BOM radar coverage

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald has today welcomed news that the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) would soon provide an improved radar service to residents of the region. In correspondence received ...

TRC reminds residents to ensure pools, spas meet state safety guidelines

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is reminding residents that any swimming pool or spa that can hold 30 centimetres or more of water, even temporary inflatable pools, must always have a compliant swimm...

Be prepared for fire season, watch warnings: Rural Fire Service, TRC advise residents

Be prepared for fire season, stay up to date with fire warnings and act as directed. Rural Fire Service Regional Manager for the South West Region, Superintendent Wayne Waltisbuhl, pictured, this wee...

Cecil Plains, Mount Tyson first focus for Flood Recovery Southern contractors

The Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) 2022 Flood Recovery Program delivery partners in the south, Golding Contractors, broke ground in Mount Tyson last week to start their portion of the Flood Recovery...

Korean, Singaporean delegations forge links, enjoy Carnival hospitality

The 2023 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is proving the perfect backdrop to entertain, educate and strengthen economic and cultural links with visiting delegations from the Republic of Korea and Singapo...

$340,000 injected back into the community through TRC Community Grants

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has today endorsed more than $340,000 to be injected back into the community through Round One of the 2023/24 Community Grants Program. 55 applications were successfu...

Hi-tech Toowoomba red bench shines light on family violence support services

Toowoomba’s newest red bench has gone hi-tech by incorporating a QR code offering direct access to vital state government domestic and family violence support resources. Toowoomba Region Mayor Geof...

Millmerran Aquatic Centre officially opened, free school holiday entry

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has today officially opened the new $6.4 million Millmerran Aquatic Centre, just in time for school holidays. TRC Environment and Community Portfolio Chair Cr James O...

Winners announced for 2023 Waste Management Facilities Garden Competition

The winners of the 2023 Toowoomba Region Waste Management Facilities Garden Competition have been announced with some outstanding entries in this year’s awards. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Wat...

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald pays tribute to ‘hero’ father, John McDonald AM

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald today (September 14, 2023) paid tribute to his ‘hero’ father, John ‘Cracker’ McDonald AM, who passed away on Wednesday evening in Toowoomba. Mayor McDona...

Mayor wishes SWQ Thunder all the best in Grand Final

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald has sent the well wishes of the region to the South West Thunder Football Queensland Premier League 1 women’s team ahead of their Grand Final appearance this Su...

Toowoomba Region Deputy Mayor Rebecca Vonhoff leads community tribute to John McDonald AM

Toowoomba Region Deputy Mayor Cr Rebecca Vonhoff today (Thursday, September 14, 2023) led Toowoomba Regional Council’s tribute to businessman and international sporting great John McDonald AM, who p...

Textile artists explore new shape, form in Rosalie Gallery exhibition

Members of the Darling Downs Textile Art Group (DDTAG) will explore new shapes and forms in their exhibition Beyond Bounds that will be displayed at Rosalie Gallery from September 20 to October 15, 20...

Millmerran meeting strengthens alliance between Council, community

The Darling Downs Regional Alliance meeting hosted by Millmerran Commerce and Progress Association last month has been hailed as a success by Council and the community organisations represented. Toow...

Mayor McDonald, Councillors welcome Edwina Farquhar as new Toowoomba Region Councillor

 Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald and fellow Councillors today (September 12, 2023) welcomed Edwina Farquhar, pictured, as their new Toowoomba Regional Council colleague. Mrs Farquhar was a...

Fire threat eases for Cecil Plains; alerts still in place

The immediate fire threat has eased for Cecil Plains, however, Toowoomba Regional Council is reminding residents to stay informed about all fire warnings in the coming days. Toowoomba Region Mayor an...

Community meeting at 3.30pm for residents in Cecil Plains

Toowoomba Regional Council’s Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) has moved to stand up in response to the ongoing bushfire situation across the region including at Cecil Plains. To ensure reside...