Be safe on our roads

With about 30 road closures still in place, Toowoomba Regional Council continues to monitor the ongoing weather conditions. While a number of local creeks have begun to recede, Mayor Paul Antonio sai...
 

New fenced dog off-leash area proposed for Kearneys Spring

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is seeking community feedback on a proposal to create a designated, fenced dog off-leash area in Carly Hibberd Park in Kearneys Spring. TRC Environment and Community ...
 

Mayor writes to Premier seeking coronavirus clarity

This week the Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Cr Paul Antonio wrote to the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk seeking clarification on behalf of our community on current and emerging plans for ...
 

Don’t take a risk of driving through flood water

Ongoing rain throughout the Toowoomba Region has left the countryside wet and green however, it has also had a major impact on the local road network. With about 30 road closures throughout the Regio...
 

Managing New COVID-19 Restrictions For Businesses’ workshop

When the Queensland Government’s new restrictions begin on 17 December, will your business be ready? To ensure the Toowoomba Region is prepared, Mayor Paul Antonio is encouraging business owners to...
 

Mayor calls for clarity over new health measures

With less than a month until the Queensland Government’s new restrictions for unvaccinated community members come into effect, Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio has called on State Gover...
 

TRC outlines available supply of new housing lots to developers

The Toowoomba Region remains well placed to supply new housing lots for at least the next five to 10 years, according to state government and Council research that was presented to a recent briefing w...
 

Council delivers first Changing Places facility for people with high support needs

The Region’s first accredited Changing Places facility has opened in Queens Park, enabling people with high-support needs to enjoy the day-to-day activities many community members take for granted. ...
 

Motorists urged to take extra care on roads during wet weather

While a welcome relief to the Toowoomba Region, extended rainfall in recent days has taken a toll on the local road network and Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is urging motorists to take extra care ...
 

INVIGOR8 yourself through Council’s Change Project

New opportunities to get active are coming to regional areas as part of the INVIGOR8 TR Upskill initiative. Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Committee Portfolio Leader Cr Tim McMa...
 

Changing the face of men's health

Not content with just growing a moustache for the month of Movember, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) employees led a group of eight men who have undertaken a 45km walk to raise money for the worthy c...
 

TRC offers car wheel recycling; starts concrete recycling trial

Toowoomba Region residents this month can start taking advantage of new recycling opportunities for car wheels (tyres and rims) at the Greater Toowoomba Waste Management Centre, in addition to contrib...
 

TRC, businesses highlight innovative waste management initiatives

Toowoomba Region businesses are advancing innovative waste and resource recovery operations that are driving viable business models, reducing waste disposal volumes, in addition to costs, and promotin...
 

Toowoomba Region Libraries’ new hours start November 29, 2021

Revised opening hours start at most Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) libraries from Monday, November 29, 2021. TRC Library and Cultural Services portfolio leader Cr Tim McMahon said the adjustments t...
 

Escarpment Parks project on track with upgrade to Meewah and Redwood Park complete

Upgrades to Toowoomba’s iconic Escarpment Parks continue to progress with Council recently delivering $100,000 of works to enhance nature-based experiences at Meewah (Table Top Mountain) and Redwood...
 

Oakey State School ‘Treasure’ features in Takatsuki Art Festival

Oakey State School students’ artwork has flown the flag for the Toowoomba Region’s international cultural relations with our Japanese Sister City of Takatsuki this month. Toowoomba Region Mayor P...
 

Refurbishment of heritage listed Soldiers’ Memorial Hall set to commence

Toowoomba-based construction company Northbuild has been awarded the tender to refurbish the city’s much-loved State Heritage-listed Soldiers’ Memorial Hall. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Envi...
 

Rockville Clubhouse construction back out to tender

A tender for the Rockville Clubhouse and Amenities Building will soon be reissued to the construction market. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) originally went out to tender for Rockville Clubhouse an...
 

Russell Street block party

Residents and business owners will have a chance to celebrate the completion of stage one of the Russell Street refresh at a special block party this weekend. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Infrast...
 

City Hall lights up for Christmas

After months of preparation Toowoomba’s iconic City Hall is set to be transformed into the spirit of Christmas with the lighting up of thousands of Christmas lights of Thursday 18 November. Toowoom...