Time to mask up

While the Toowoomba Region might not be one of the 11 local government areas named in the current South East Queensland lockdown, Mayor Paul Antonio has stressed the need for residents to understand t...

TRC’s SE Qld social, community housing tour to inform advocacy

A visit to social and community housing projects across South East Queensland in late July has given a Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) delegation ideas about how it might support or advocate for simi...

Council to take a close look at Inland Rail EIS

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will focus on infrastructure and environmental impacts in its response to the Inland Rail Gowrie to Helidon (G2H) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The State Gove...

Make sure you are educated, tested and vaccinated

With the South-East Queensland lockdown at the edge of the Toowoomba Region, Mayor Paul Antonio is urging residents to adhere to the health advice. “These are difficult and uncertain times we’re ...

TRC planning for future job growth as unemployment nears record low 3.6%

Toowoomba Regional Council is identifying future job growth areas and supporting business and industry partners as they look to match jobseekers with employers, while the Region’s unemployment rate ...

Toowoomba Region’s economy third largest in regional Qld for jobs

The Toowoomba Region’s economy has weathered the twin challenges of a prolonged drought and the more recent effects of the Coronavirus pandemic to emerge as the third largest regional economy for jo...

Identifying opportunities to boost regional centres

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will soon undertake an audit of vacant and/or under-utilised Council-owned land to identify opportunities for generating social and economic benefit. TRC Planning and...

Great Artesian Basin water bore testing returns positive result for Clifton

The Clifton community is at the receiving end of some positive news with recent quality testing of the town’s Great Artesian Basin (GAB) bore returning good results. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC...

Story Time sessions return to libraries, parks, community venues

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) popular free Story Time sessions for children under five have returned to libraries, parks and community venues. TRC Library and Cultural Services portfolio leade...

Russell Street Refresh works start on southern side

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (Monday, July 26, 2021) will begin constructing the next phase of the Russell Street Refresh project in the Toowoomba CBD. TRC Infrastructure Services Committee...

Experience Tokyo Games festivities at Walton Stores Olympic site

With the hosting rights for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics secured for Brisbane and South East Queensland, Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is inviting residents to experience the Tokyo Olympic ...

Tender for construction of new Yarraman Waste Management Facility released

Yarraman is one step closer to becoming home to the Region’s first Tier 4 waste management facility with the tender for its design and construction recently released. Toowoomba Regional Council (TR...

Toowoomba Region's golden opportunity to shine

The long wait is over, let the celebrations begin.  For the past six years, 11 Mayors of South East Queensland have aspired towards one dream. Now, the sweet taste of victory with Brisbane yeste...

Lighting up Toowoomba’s CBD

A bright, warm and more inviting CBD could soon be on the way for Toowoomba. At the Ordinary Meeting of Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) on 20 July, Councillors voted in favour of developing a lighti...

Smart standpipes now in Pittsworth

Pittsworth is the latest community to move to smart standpipes for potable water. As part of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) work to improve water efficiency throughout the Region, residents in ...

$60k upgrade of Bullocky's Rest delivered in partnership with community

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has delivered more than $60,000 of works to improve one of the Region’s most loved bushwalking trails in Crows Nest. Delivered through the Toowoomba Trails Network ...

Mayor pleads with community to heed road safety message

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is pleading with the community to heed the road safety message following a number of fatal traffic crashes on the Region’s roads in recent weeks. Mayor Antonio s...

TRC approves two animal inspection programs

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (July 20) approved two animal inspection programs starting in spring across residential and rural residential areas. TRC Environmental Health portfolio leader C...

TRC approves Carly Hibberd Park Master Plan report

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (July 20) approved the Carly Hibberd Park Master Plan Report to guide future park upgrades. TRC Parks and Recreation Services portfolio leader Cr Tim McMahon sa...

Council to take over Jondaryan Woolshed operations

Operations of the Jondaryan Woolshed will transition to Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) following a decision at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 20 July. Speaking at the meeting, TRC Finance and B...