Mayor Antonio gives thumbs up to Bonza’s flights in wake of visitor influx

Today’s (April 17, 2023) arrival of Bonza Airline’s inaugural Melbourne to Toowoomba flight is a massive boost for regional tourism and business operators, event organisers and travellers, accordi...

Toowoomba artist shines fresh light on escarpment, surrounds

Toowoomba landscape artist Rob Raymond will soon unveil a new body of work, Views from my Studio, at the Rosalie Art Gallery in Goombungee. The exhibition will be on display from May 3 to 28, 2023. ...

Qld Chief Entrepreneur to address Toowoomba Creative Industry Summit

Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur Julia Spicer is the keynote speaker at the Toowoomba Creative Industry Summit at the Empire Theatre on Friday, April 21, 2023. Ms Spicer is a vibrant rural entrepren...

Acclaimed photographer Ken Duncan OAM to speak at 2023 Toowoomba Mayoral Prayer Breakfast

Internationally renowned Australian landscape photographer and publisher Ken Duncan OAM is the guest speaker for the 2023 Toowoomba Mayoral Prayer Breakfast. The 29th community fundraiser will be hel...

Drive safely across Easter, school holidays

Road safety never takes a holiday and it starts with me. That’s the simple and sobering message Toowoomba Regional Council and emergency services representatives are imploring residents to remember...

Legacy projects worth the toil, Mayor Antonio tells LGAQ ROC Assembly

Persistent and collaborative advocacy by local government will be needed to keep vital infrastructure projects and funding submissions to support growing communities in front of state and Commonwealth...

Have your say on the Active Transport Corridor from Glenvale to the Toowoomba CBD Investigation

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is in the early stages of investigating options to provide an additional active transport route in line with the Downs South West Principal Cycle Network Plan. This c...

Heavy metal music scene focus of Crows Nest Gallery exhibition 

A photographic exhibition capturing the adventures, life and colour of the heavy rock and metal music scene is on display at the Crows Nest Gallery. Toowoomba photographer Makenzie Towson’s exhibit...

Entries open for TRAG’s nationally recognised Contemporary Wearables ’23 Biennial Jewellery Award, Exhibition

Entries are open for Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery’s (TRAG) nationally recognised Contemporary Wearables ’23 Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the...

Service to commemorate 81st anniversary of 25th Battalion’s Spring Bluff departure

A special commemorative service will be held at Spring Bluff station on Friday, March 17, 2023 to remember the 1000 brave soldiers who left the station at night on their way to serve in World War II. ...

Council to consider electoral arrangements

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has asked for a report to consider moving from undivided to divided or multi-member divided electoral arrangements. While any proposal to make amendments would first ...

Controlled right turns for signalised intersections

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will continue moving towards fully controlled right turn movements at all of its signalised intersections. In making the decision at the Ordinary Meeting of Council o...

Toowoomba Creative Industry Summit to explore sector’s future

Toowoomba Region creative practitioners, entrepreneurs and representatives from arts organisations will examine the arts sector’s current and future trends at a Toowoomba Creative Industry Summit at...

Three Echoes Desert Art national exhibition to open at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

  A national art exhibition is set to open this week at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery with Three Echoes – Western Desert Art, set to open to the public on Saturday 4 March 2023. Curated ...

TRC approves two new eateries for Wilsonton precinct

The growing retail and commercial precinct in Wilsonton is set to expand with Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) conditionally approving new food outlets for the area. At a Special Meeting of Council t...

Toowoomba to support Kurdish Region of Túrkiye and Syria through earthquake tragedy

The Toowoomba community is rallying around those affected by the tragic earthquake in the Kurdish region of Túrkiye and Syria again showing why it’s one of Australia’s most welcoming regions. An...

Friends’ parting generosity to support City Library programs

As friendly gestures go, it’s hard to top the Friends of the Toowoomba City Library group’s parting gift to Toowoomba Regional Council. Members of the disbanded Friends recently presented $14,000...

Council progresses environmental protection through the Planning Scheme

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) continues to look for opportunities to provide stronger environmental protection as part of the new Planning Scheme being drafted. TRC Planning and Development Commit...

Pittsworth Art Group highlights Land of Plenty at Crows Nest Gallery exhibition

An exhibition highlighting the Pittsworth Art Group’s connection to the land and how it has inspired their creative output will be showcased in Land of Plenty. The exhibition will be displayed at C...

Council meeting its requirements

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is bracing itself for the unparalleled level of spending which will be required over the coming decade. In order to meet legislative requirements, TRC Finance and Bus...