Entries open for 2020 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artist Award and Exhibition

Entries are open for the 2020 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artist Award and Exhibition. Emerging artists from southern Queensland who are engaged in contemporary art practice are invited to lodge appl...

Takatsuki Mayor moved by Toowoomba East Rotary recovery funds

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Paul Antonio has presented a thank you gift to the Rotary Club of Toowoomba East on behalf of Takatsuki Mayor Takeshi Hamada. The certificate of commendation an...

TRC increases spending with local suppliers

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is showing its confidence in, and support for, the regional economy by continuing to increase its spending with local suppliers. Council’s spending with local suppl...

TRC adopts amendments to the Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week endorsed the Priority Development Area (PDA) Submissions Report and agreed to proceed with proposed amendments to the Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Develop...

TRC adopts Planning Scheme amendment to manage flood risk

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (February 18) adopted an amendment to the Toowoomba Region Planning Scheme relating to the region-wide management of flood risk at its February Ordinary meeting....

TRC to review Waste Infrastructure Plan, rescinds decision to build Wyreema waste management facility

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will complete a review of its Waste Infrastructure Plan to determine the location and timing of future waste management facilities for the region. Council today (Febr...

Planning & Development Committee recommends adopting Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme Amendment No.17

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Planning and Development Committee today recommended adopting an amendment to the Toowoomba Region Planning Scheme relating to the region-wide management of flood ...

Residents invited to have their say on our parks

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is inviting the community to have their say on draft concept designs for Emmerson Park, the Toowoomba Waterbird Habitat and Thiess Park. TRC’s Environment and Commu...

Show your pride at region’s 2020 Australia Day activities

Show your national pride by joining any of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) community celebrations planned for Australia Day on Sunday, January 26. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the na...

Have your say on the region’s Australia Day activities, awards

Aussies celebrate our national day on January 26 in different ways. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is keen to hear residents’ views on their preferences for civic celebrations and the format and ...

$1.3 million Queens Park upgrade officially opened

Thanks to $1.3 million from the Palaszczuk Government, taking the family to Queens Park is now even more enjoyable and safer with its lighting, pathways, landscaping and playground upgrades including ...

Mayor Antonio sends best wishes to Roger Taylor and family

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio today (January 13) extended his best wishes to Roger Taylor, who is gravely ill in a Brisbane hospital. Mr Taylor, who is the husband of Toowoomba Regional Council...

Mayor Antonio pays tribute to Professor Peter Swannell AM

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio today paid tribute to the distinguished community service of prominent Toowoomba identity, Professor Peter Swannell AM, who died on Wednesday. Mayor Antonio said h...

Safe Space contemporary sculpture touring exhibition at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

A major touring exhibition of contemporary sculpture showcasing the works of 12 acclaimed Australian artists is on display at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery until February 2, 2020. Toowoomba Regional...

See top cricketers in action at Aust Country titles

Test cricket and Big Bash matches might be the stock of summer television viewing, but Toowoomba Region sports followers can see the nation’s top country cricketers in action across the city until J...

Council urges residents to be prepared for storm season, summer heat, fires

Toowoomba Regional Council is well prepared to respond, if and when required, to any situation across the region during the summer storm season. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is encouraging res...

Council encourages responsible pet care this Christmas

Adorable puppies and kittens might be at the top of many Christmas wishlists, but Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is advising residents to think about the long-term commitment required to keep a pet ...

TRC community grant funding applications close February 3, 2020

Applications for Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) next round of community grants open earlier than normal from January 1, 2020. TRC Environment and Community Services Committee chair Cr Geoff McD...

Region’s escarpment mountain bike ambitions a step closer

The Toowoomba Region’s ambition to be a nationally significant mountain biking destination is a step closer following this week’s Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) December Ordinary meeting. Counc...

TRC adopts Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme Review report

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (December 17) adopted the final report into the review of the Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme at its December Ordinary Meeting. TRC Strategic Planning and Ec...