Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers secured for five more years

One of Queensland’s most iconic festivals – the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers – has been secured for another five years in a deal which further assists tourism recovery in Queensland. Now in it...

New CHANGE project directory packed with healthy, active lifestyle options

New seniors’ activity sessions, tai chi, children’s movement and music classes and Food as Medicine workshops are among new activities featured in Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) the CHANGE P...

Council progresses to State Queensland Training Awards after winning two regional awards

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) was recognised as one of the Region’s top achievers in training last week at the annual Queensland Training Awards for the Darling Downs South West district, taking ...

New contract saves on Wivenhoe electricity costs

Toowoomba Regional Council has negotiated a new contract for Wivenhoe Pump Station that could equate to a more than 30 per cent reduction in the cost of electricity with no change to service levels.&n...

Council approves updated water tank rebate scheme

As part of water security initiatives for the Region, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has approved an extension of the water tank rebate. The updated Scheme will be open until 30 June 2021 for comme...

Local organisations to benefit from Toowoomba Regional Council’s Community Grant Program

Round one of the Toowoomba Regional Council’s Community Grant Funding has been approved with 48 applicants set to receive funding. At the Ordinary Meeting of Council earlier today (15 September), E...

$50 million Pandemic Response underway

Toowoomba Regional Council has begun rolling out a number of projects as part of its $50 million Pandemic Response Investment program. Finance and Business Strategy Committee Chair Councillor Geoff M...

TRC’s Regional Youth Advisory Committee members ready to serve

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (September 15) announced the 14 community members who will serve on Council’s Regional Youth Advisory Committee (RYAC). The appointment of Allyson Anderson, K...

New Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee members announced

Thirteen community members have been appointed to serve on Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee (RADAC). The appointment of Wendy Adams, Helen Bawden...

TRC to start a short-term trial for thermal treatment of waste

The Toowoomba Region’s bold ambition to dispose of waste more efficiently is a step closer following today’s (September 15) Council approval for an innovative waste treatment trial with Toowoomba ...

New Regional Active and Public Transport Advisory Committee members announced

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (September 15) announced the nine new community members who will serve on Council’s Regional Active and Public Transport Advisory Committee (RAPTAC). The appo...

New Toowoomba Region Aerodromes Advisory Committee members announced

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (September 15) announced the new community members who will serve on Council’s renamed Toowoomba Region Aerodromes Advisory Committee. The appointment of Mart...

Court decision clarifies state-wide infrastructure charging regime

This week’s Court of Appeal decision presented a number of wins for the State Government’s infrastructure charging regime and for all local governments throughout Queensland, according to Toowoomb...

Council to temporarily close Fernbank Road, Cabarlah

Toowoomba Regional Council will temporarily close Fernbank Road, between Oaklands Road and Northview Road, Cabarlah from 7.00 am 14 September for approximately one month. The temporary road closure wi...

CHANGE happens with Jamie Oliver’s Learn your Fruit and Veg program this Spring

Back by popular demand this school holiday! The Good Foundation, in collaboration with Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) The CHANGE Project, will return to deliver a Springtime Jamie Oliver’s Lea...

Toowoomba artist explores contemporary notions of portraiture

Toowoomba portrait artist Sue McMaster has unveiled a new body of work titled, Deep in conversation, that is on display at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery until September 27. McMaster said her sol...

TRC’s proposed thermal treatment of waste a step closer

The Toowoomba Region’s bold ambition to dispose of waste more efficiently is a step closer following the release of details for an innovative waste treatment trial with a Toowoomba firm. Toowoomba ...

Positive meeting highlights region’s capacity to supply new housing lots

The Toowoomba Region is well placed to supply new housing lots for at least the next decade and beyond, according to state government research that was presented to a meeting with leading development ...

Council adopts new Biosecurity Plan

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) adopted a new Biosecurity Plan for invasive plants and animals at its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 18 August 2020.  The new Plan replaces the Toowoomba Region Pest...

Nominate extraordinary achievers for a 2021 Toowoomba Region Australia Day award

Extraordinary times invariably bring out the best in people. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Deputy Mayor and Australia Day co-ordinating committee chair Cr Geoff McDonald said the events of the pas...