Council to form Multicultural Advisory Committee

Greater representation of the Toowoomba Region’s diversity will soon be on display with the establishment of a Multicultural Advisory Committee. Adopted at the Ordinary Meeting of Toowoomba Regiona...

TRC adopts $551 million 2021-22 Budget, Operational Plan and Revenue Statement

Toowoomba Regional Council today (June 16) adopted its 2021-22 Budget, Operational Plan and Revenue Statement. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said Council’s $551 million financial plan would m...

TRC endorses extended after-hours use at Toowoomba City Library Community Meeting Rooms

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (June 15) endorsed extended, after-hours operating times for the Toowoomba City Library Community Meeting Rooms. The move also leaves the hiring fees unchanged ...

Tender process underway for new and improved Yarraman pool

Tenders have now been called for the new People With Disability (PWD) change rooms at Yarraman Memorial Pool. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Environment and Community Services Committee Chair Cr Ja...

Brisbane 2032 proposal to go to full IOC vote

A six year journey to bring the world’s biggest sporting event to South East Queensland is a step closer with the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic proposal to go to a full International Olympic ...

Committee recommends extended after-hours use at Toowoomba City Library Community Meeting Rooms

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Finance and Business Strategy Committee today (June 9) recommended that Council endorse extended, after-hours operating times for the Toowoomba City Library Commun...

Victoria Street bus stop now open

The relocation of the bus stop on the eastern side of Victoria Street in Toowoomba, outside of the Grand Central Shopping Centre, is now complete. Previously located across from the Toowoomba City Bo...

Selected artists invited to register for Toowoomba Art Society/The Chronicle Junior Art Expo awards

Sixty works by the Region’s budding pre-school and primary school artists have been chosen from more than 450 entries to be displayed in this year’s Toowoomba Art Society/The Chronicle Junior Art ...

National Drawing Award on display at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

Australia’s richest regional drawing prize, The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA), will be on display at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery from Saturday, June 5 to Sunday, July 25, 2021. JADA...

Changes to paid parking fees and charges to come into effect from July

On and off-street parking fees and charges across Toowoomba will increase from Monday, 5 July 2021. All parking fees will increase by 10 cents per hour to a maximum additional charge of 50 cents per ...

Change of traffic conditions on West Street

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is introducing a change in traffic conditions at the intersection of West and O’Quinn Street in Toowoomba. After reviewing peak hour conditions, TRC Infrastructure ...

Toowoomba unemployment lowest in Qld, youth rate below 10%

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has welcomed further falls in the Region’s unemployment figures that rank as the lowest in Queensland, in addition to a youth unemployment rate that has dropped b...

New look Oakey Aquatic Centre set to be summer ready

Pool lovers in Oakey can soon dive into a new and improved aquatic centre with a new kiosk and change rooms to be completed by early 2022. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will commence works to cons...

Community invited to have a say on dogs in public spaces

Whether a friend or foe, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is inviting community members to have a say on the Region’s canine residents and how they spend time in public places. TRC Environment and ...

Mayor Antonio encourages residents to get vaccinated

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is encouraging residents to get the COVID vaccination to help protect the safety of the community. Mayor Antonio today (May 28) received his first vaccination, sta...

Toowoomba watercolour artist explores Australia’s natural beauty

Toowoomba artist Bruce Griffiths in June is unveiling a new body of work Artistic Visions: A journey in watercolour at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on display from June ...

Take Fatality Free Friday pledge to make every day safer on our roads

Zero deaths on Australian roads for one day. That is the annual Fatality Free Friday objective for today’s (May 28) national road safety campaign. Toowoomba Regional Council today reaffirmed the r...

Waves of change headed for long serving Yarraman Memorial Pool

Community members living with a disability will soon enjoy better accessibility to Yarraman Memorial Pool with construction of a new changing room scheduled to begin late 2021. Toowoomba Regional Cou...

Old Homebush Road upgrade gets tick of approval from Gowrie Junction residents

A $960,000 upgrade of a section of Old Homebush Road at Gowrie Junction is complete and has received a tick of approval from some of the Region’s youngest residents. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC...

TRC commences Pilton landfill rehabilitation

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has commenced rehabilitation work on its landfills, with four sites set for completion this financial year. TRC Water and Waste Committee portfolio lead Cr Nancy Somm...