Greenmount Landfill transitioning to a temporary transfer station

The Greenmount Landfill will be transitioning in early July 2023 to a temporary transfer station. Toowoomba Regional Council’s Water and Waste Committee Portfolio Lead Cr Nancy Sommerfield said thi...

Toowoomba parking fees to increase from July 1, 2023

Toowoomba Regional Council’s on and off-street parking fees will increase from July 1, 2023. TRC Environmental Health portfolio leader Cr Tim McMahon said parking policy was a balancing act between...

Community groups, sporting clubs encouraged to apply for TRC community grants

Eligible community groups and sporting clubs across the Toowoomba region are encouraged to apply for funding for projects and initiatives through Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). Applications for Ro...

Council to call for more federal funding for refugees

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio will call on the Commonwealth Government to increase funding for relevant Toowoomba refugee and migrant service providers. Mayor Antonio this week (June 27 Ordinar...

TRAG highlights permanent collection works in four exhibitions

Four exhibitions highlighting the depth and cultural significance of artworks held in Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery’s three permanent collections are open for viewing. The Gallery is home to the n...

TRC’s outstanding rates consistent with recent figures

A supportive and collaborative approach to rates and charges is paying dividends for Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). TRC Finance and Business Strategy Committee portfolio leader Cr Kerry Shine said...

TRC plans Picnic Point reserve hazard reduction burn

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is planning a hazard reduction burn in coming weeks when conditions are favourable in a section of the Picnic Point parkland on Toowoomba’s eastern escarpment in con...

TRC to conduct prescribed burns around Millmerran

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this month (June 2023) will start a schedule of prescribed burns in the Millmerran district to control roadside weeds and reduce the fuel load. TRC Environmental Heal...

Miniature paintings highlight native Crows Nest birds

The treasured native birds found in forests and bushland around Crows Nest are the subject of Shani White’s new exhibition, Flock Together. Shani’s collection of miniature painted artworks of bir...

High Country people, places celebrated in Rosalie Gallery photographic exhibition

Familiar faces and locations feature in a photographic exhibition, People & Places in the High Country – Paula Heelan, which will be displayed at Goombungee’s Rosalie Gallery until June 25, 20...

TRC adopts $651 million 2023-24 Budget, Operational Plan and Revenue Statement

Toowoomba Regional Council today (June 6) adopted its 2023-24 Budget, Operational Plan and Revenue Statement. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said Council’s $651 million financial plan would ma...

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 this year’s (May 26, 2023) national road safety campaign. To highlight the brutal reality behind ...

Works to get underway on Toowoomba Lower Order Roads

A $10 million program of works over 5 years on Lower Order Roads is about to get underway after Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) resolved to progress the program. Having previously approved the $10 m...

TRC plans ahead for transition to sustainable fuel

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has endorsed a strategic plan to provide a pathway for transitioning fleet assets to electric vehicles. The ‘Fleet Transition to Sustainable Fuel Action Plan’ was...

Toowoomba region residents reminded about footpath parking laws

Residents across the Toowoomba region are being reminded about their obligations when it comes to stopping or parking on footpaths and nature strips with a refreshed education campaign being rolled ou...

Council strengthens Sister City relationship

Following an initial exchange of letters in 1981 between Whanganui City Council and Toowoomba City Council, a Sister City relationship was created in 1982 and has continued to grow, having recently ce...

TRC backing National Road Safety Week pledge: To Drive so Others Survive

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is reminding residents to observe the 2023 National Road Safety Week pledge: To Drive so Others Survive. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Infrastructure Services Comm...

See the beauty in creation, Ken Duncan tells 29th Toowoomba Mayoral Prayer Breakfast

“How can you not believe there is a creator?” Australian landscape photographer Ken Duncan OAM asked almost 500 people attending this morning’s (May 9) 29th Toowoomba Mayoral Prayer Breakfast at...

Community to celebrate new look for Russell Street

A more than two-year project to revitalise one of Toowoomba’s oldest and most iconic streets is now complete with the official opening of a newly upgraded Russell Street held today. Toowoomba Regio...

Students put to test in The Mayor’s Telstra Innovation Awards 2023

The boldest ambitions of the Toowoomba Region’s high school students are being put to the test in The Mayor's Telstra Innovation Awards 2023. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the awards wer...