TRC’s CBD parking fees reinstated from July 1, 2020

Paid parking resumes across Toowoomba’s CBD at Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) on-street and off-street car parks from Wednesday, July 1, 2020. TRC Infrastructure Services portfolio leader Cr ...

Flaring starts at TRC’s landfill gas utilisation project

The first flicker of an inconspicuous flame in a corner of the city’s landfill today marked a significant step forward for Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) progressive energy re-use project. To...

Artists urged to apply for My Corona Project RADF grant

Call it the artists’ Coronavirus lifeline. Toowoomba Region artists whose livelihoods have been severely affected by the Coronavirus pandemic are being urged to apply for a new professional develop...

TRC’s water rates discount extension ends on June 23

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) discount extension for the current water rates notice ends tomorrow (Tuesday, June 23). TRC Deputy Mayor and Finance and Business Strategy Committee chair Cr Geof...

TRC seeking nominations for Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is seeking nominations to fill 13 positions for the new term of the Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee (RADAC). RADAC chair Cr Tim McMahon said Council...

TRC seeking passionate nominees for Regional Youth Advisory Committee

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is calling on residents with a passion for working with young people to nominate for positions on the Regional Youth Advisory Committee (RYAC). Council is seeking nom...

Segregated concrete waste reused at TRC facility

Piles of crushed concrete are finding a useful home above ground at the Greater Toowoomba Waste Management Facility. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Water and Waste Committee chair Cr Rebecca Vonhof...

Polystyrene compressor recycles bulky packaging

Polystyrene packaging material that is delivered to the Greater Toowoomba Waste Management Facility soon will be recycled for use in cladding and flooring products. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) W...

TRC reverts to normal practice at dog off-leash areas

Toowoomba residents and their dogs will enjoy new freedoms this weekend when temporary restrictions requiring dogs to be on a leash in an off-leash area are lifted. Toowoomba Regional Council Parks a...

Toowoomba Region hosting online floodplain national conference, booked for 2022 gathering

The Toowoomba Region this week (May 20, 21) is hosting a national conference where hundreds of delegates will be logging in to the two-day program instead of streaming through the Empire Theatre and a...

Volunteers out of sight, but front of mind in national week

Toowoomba Regional Council’s dedicated band of volunteers might be out of sight due to the Coronavirus lockdown, but they are front of mind during National Volunteer Week from May 18-24. Toowoomba ...

Town Crier joins global 75th commemoration of VE Day on May 8

The Toowoomba Region’s Town Crier Kevin Howarth tomorrow (Friday, May 8) will join a global chorus commemorating one of the most momentous days of World War II when he delivers a heartfelt tribute a...

Applications open for Coronavirus Community Support Micro Grants

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has opened applications for the new Coronavirus Community Support Micro Grants program that forms part of the $10.5 million Coronavirus relief package endorsed by Coun...

Cooby, Cressbrook Dams remain closed despite easing restrictions, Perseverance to re-open

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) advises that Cressbrook Dam and Cooby Dam will remain closed to the public despite the easing of State Government’s restrictions on recreational activities including...

Road widening to support new Kleinton Waste Transfer Facility

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will commence road widening of a section of Kleinton School Road from Monday, 11 May with completion expected late June 2020 (weather permitting). TRC Water...

Residents divert 140 tonnes of e-waste from landfill

Toowoomba Region residents have diverted almost 140 tonnes of e-waste (electrical and electronic items) from the region’s landfills since June 2019. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Water and Was...

Anzac spirit alive in 2020: we’re apart, but sacrifices not forgotten

Coronavirus lockdowns might have curtailed 2020 Anzac Day public commemorative services, but Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the significance of April 25 would be recognised, albeit in differ...

Mayor Antonio answers Lifeblood call, seeks extra support

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is calling on eligible residents to book an appointment to donate blood or plasma at their nearest Lifeblood donor centre. “Donating blood is an essential servic...

Councillor swearing-in ceremony livestream

From 11am, Thursday 16 April 2020 we plan to livestream the Council swearing-in ceremony from this page. The ceremony will include the M...

Toowoomba, SW Qld rail improvement projects a step closer

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has welcomed the federal government’s announcement that pre-feasibility studies will be advanced for five interface improvement projects that are linked to the In...