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...

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...

LDMG Coronavirus update - 14 April 2020

Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group, Mayor Paul Antonio, provides an update on the management of the Coronavirus pandemic in the Toowoomba Regional Council area. During this press conference ...

TRC asks owners to keep dogs on a leash at off-leash areas

Toowoomba Regional Council is temporarily changing guidelines at dog off-leash areas to now ask that dogs remain on a leash. Toowoomba Region Mayor-elect Paul Antonio said dogs must be effectively co...

TRC’s winter watering times start from April 1; restrictions still in force

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) winter garden watering times have come into effect from today (April 1). TRC Water and Waste Services General Manager Damian Platts said residents were being remi...

TRC closes playgrounds, outdoor gyms, barbecues and skate parks

Toowoomba Regional Council is closing all public park playgrounds, outdoor gyms, public barbecue facilities and skate parks effective immediately (March 31) in line with the latest federal government ...

TRC suspends non-urgent public water testing at Mt Kynoch

Toowoomba Regional Council is suspending all non-urgent public water testing services at the Mt Kynoch Water Treatment Plant laboratory until further notice. Council will continue to perform its crit...

TRC transitions customer service enquiries to phone, online channels

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will handle most customer enquiries by phone, email and other online channels only from Monday, March 30. TRC General Manager for Service Delivery and Sustainability ...