Council dives in to new pool

A new pool is on the way for Millmerran residents. After serving the community for almost 60 years, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Environment and Community Committee Chair Cr James O’Shea said t...

TRC signs charter to formalise support for Region’s small businesses

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio today (March 16) formalised Toowoomba Regional Council’s support for thousands of small businesses when he joined Queensland Small Business Commissioner Maree Ads...

Plastic ban welcomed by Council

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has welcomed the Queensland Government’s ban of all single-use plastics and expanded polystyrene takeaway items. Beginning on 1 September 2021, TRC’s Water and Wa...

Mayor Antonio confident broad economic base will drive future growth

The Toowoomba Region is well positioned to capitalise on a decade-long run of enviable growth thanks to a robust and broad economic base, Mayor Paul Antonio said at last night’s (March 11) Toowoomba...

Seal of approval for Hampton roads

Davidson Lane and Chapman Street in Hampton are two of the latest roads to receive upgrades as part of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) ongoing urban road improvement program. TRC Infrastructure ...

Murray Street footpath completed

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has completed works on the Murray Street footpath project in Pittsworth. TRC Infrastructure Committee Portfolio Leader Melissa Taylor said the project was part of the...

Works on Clifton’s East Street nearing completion

Footpath and kerb upgrades to Clifton’s East Street are nearing completion, with works expected to be completed by the end of March, weather pending. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Infrastructure...

Obey the road rules

Be safe on our roads – every day. That is the clear message coming from Toowoomba Regional Council Infrastructure Committee Chair Councillor Carol Taylor. “During the course of the year, we have...

Best Activities for Parks Week

Look no further for something to do this Parks Week (6-14 March). From bike events to bushwalking and everything in between, Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Committee Cr Tim McMa...

TRC to start test drilling on Clifton GAB bore project

Drilling on a Great Artesian Basin (GAB) test bore at Clifton is due to start this week. (from March 8, 2021). Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Water and Waste Committee chair Cr Rebecca Vonhoff said...

Believe in yourself, Mayor Antonio tells Region’s Secondary School leaders

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio today (March 4) encouraged students to “work hard and believe in themselves”. “Schooling is an important part of one’s life and it very often gives you the...

South Street and Burton Street intersection upgrade underway

Construction to improve the safety of the South Street and Burton Street intersection in Harristown will start this week. Toowoomba Regional Council Infrastructure Committee Portfolio Chair Cr Carol ...

Council launches ‘Our People’ campaign

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week launched an educational campaign to increase respect for its workforce and to help minimise threats made to staff by members of the public. In 2020, Council...

Have a lark in the park this March

This March Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has multiple reasons why you should be celebrating Parks Week. Held from 6 to 14 March, TRC Environment and Community Committee Cr Tim McMahon said the Too...

Proposed New Dog Off-Leash Areas

Tails will be wagging with excitement across the Region, with news of two new dog off-leash areas planned for Oakey and Kingsthorpe. Endorsed at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 16 February, Enviro...

Geotechnical investigations begin on former quarry site

The rehabilitation of the former Bridge Street Quarry has moved another step closer this month with Council commencing geotechnical investigations at the site. To prepare it for future development an...

Chance to be the first to try smart water meters

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is offering property owners across the Region the chance to be the first to use new smart water meter technology. TRC Water and Waste Committee chair Cr Rebecca Vonho...

Turning disused rails into rail trails

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is investigating the idea of turning disused rail corridors into multi-use recreation rail trails. Environment and Community Committee portfolio lead Cr Tim McMahon s...

Yarraman Waste Management Facility moves to next stage

Plans for an upgraded waste management facility at Yarraman have moved to the next stage following lodgement of the Development Application for the facility. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Water an...

TRC eases conditions for Sport and Recreation grant applications

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is encouraging community and not-for-profit groups to apply for the latest round of community support grants, with a special focus on the Sport and Recreation grant pr...