External operator appointed to aquatic and fitness centres

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has announced City Venue Management (CVM) as the new operator for Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness Centre and Highfields Aquatic and Fitness Centre. Environment and Comm...

Construction to start on the Margaret and Mackenzie Streets intersection upgrade

Upgrade works at the Margaret and Mackenzie Streets intersection in East Toowoomba will start in late September 2023.  Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Infrastructure Services Committee chair Cr...

Twenty-four nominations received for vacant Toowoomba Region Councillor position

Twenty-four nominations were received by the close of business yesterday (August 15, 2023) for the vacant Councillor position on Toowoomba Regional Council. Toowoomba Regional Council CEO Brian Pidge...

Dancers provide colourful prelude to October 28 International Street Fiesta in Queens Park

Energetic dance performances today (August 14, 2023) provided a colourful prelude to the exciting program that awaits visitors to the second International Street Fiesta at Toowoomba’s Queens Park on...

TRC encourages residents to submit feedback on North South Transport Corridor

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is again calling on residents to formally submit their feedback with the Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) on the proposed Toowoomba North South Transport ...

Nature’s essence captured in mosaic artists’ Crows Nest exhibition

Four mosaic artists will reveal their connection with nature in a new exhibition to be displayed at Crows Nest Gallery from September 6 to October 15, 2023. Nature’s Diversity in Mosaics celebrates...

Studies of Acland inspire Rosalie Gallery painting exhibition

An exhibition of paintings by David LeMay, On the Road to Acland – Sky & Earth, will be on display at Goombungee’s Rosalie Gallery from August 23 to September 17, 2023. LeMay spent several ye...

Milne Bay Aquatic Centre to close for maintenance

Toowoomba’s Milne Bay Aquatic Centre will close next week for essential maintenance work. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Environment and Community Portfolio Chair Cr James O’Shea said the closu...

TRC 2023 Engineering Scholar up for the challenge

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) 2023 Engineering Scholarship appointee is powering through the challenge of juggling work and study. Lucas White was appointed as TRC’s 2023 ‘Generator’ Eng...

Nominations for vacant Toowoomba Regional Councillor position close August 15

Nominations for the vacant Councillor position on Toowoomba Regional Council must be lodged by Tuesday, August 15, 2023. Council’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Nick Hauser said nominations for th...

Crows Nest, Rosalie Galleries participate in 2023 InStudio Art Trail

Goombungee’s Rosalie Gallery and Crows Nest Gallery are participating in the 2023 InStudio Art Trail, which will be held at participating artists’ studios and venues each weekend in August 2023. ...

A champion for Millmerran, Toowoomba Region: Mayor Paul Antonio reflects on a career in local government

A proud and unwavering champion for Millmerran, the Darling Downs and the Toowoomba Region. That is Paul Antonio’s assessment of his time as the Mayor of the Toowoomba Region and formerly the Millm...

Divergent art practices celebrated in Rosalie Gallery’s Points of Departure exhibition

The highly individual styles and mediums of three Toowoomba Region creative artists will be featured in an exhibition, Points of Departure, which will be on display at Goombungee’s Rosalie Gallery f...

TRC endorses funding for second International Street Fiesta

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week (July 18) endorsed a $25,000 funding application to help stage the second International Street Fiesta in Toowoomba’s Queens Park on Saturday, October 28, 2...

Council Awards Flood Recovery Program Contracts

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has engaged two delivery partners, Golding Contractors Pty Ltd in the South and Georgiou Group Pty Ltd in the North, via collaborative contracts to assist in the deliv...

TRC to launch Development.i online planning portal

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will next week launch the new online planning portal Development.i to replace PD Online. TRC Planning and Development Portfolio Chair Cr Megan O’Hara Sullivan said ...

Toowoomba Regional Council starts formal process to appoint a new Mayor

Toowoomba Regional Council CEO Brian Pidgeon said Council will now follow the requirements under the Local Government Act 2009 (LGA) to appoint a new Mayor following today’s (July 6, 2023) announcem...

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio resigns from elected position

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio today (July 6, 2023) announced he was retiring from his position as an elected representative after serving for almost 42 years in local government. Mayor Antonio ...

Town Crier Kevin Howarth wins elusive Australian title

Toowoomba Region Town Crier Kevin Howarth has added the title of Australian champion to his award list following a successful outing at Saturday’s (July 1, 2023) national Town Crier Championships at...

2023 Mayoral Prayer Breakfast proceeds aid Civic Assist, Adapt Mentorship

Toowoomba charities Civic Assist and Adapt Mentorship and Consultancy have received a welcome funding boost from the proceeds of this year’s Toowoomba Mayoral Prayer Breakfast that was held at Rumou...