Giving pets a second chance

A partnership between RSPCA Queensland and Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has resulted in more than 1100 pets given a second chance. In late 2019, RSPCA Queensland and Council extended their existi...

Pandemic Response Investment Program update

A Nell E Robinson Park Amenities Upgrade, refurbishments on the Empire Theatre and completion of the Highfields library are just a few of the major projects underway this year as part of Council’s P...

Preliminary Approval granted for approximately 1000 resident lots

Toowoomba Regional Council has given preliminary approval for a new master-planned residential community on the New England Highway at Mt Kynoch. Approved at the Special Meeting of Council on 17 Febr...

Toowoomba ceramicist explores body forms in debut solo exhibition

Toowoomba artist Aurora Elwell this week unveils her first solo exhibition with a new body of work titled Antibody at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on display from Saturd...

TRC to become Small Business Friendly Council

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will further its commitment to local businesses by joining the Small Business Friendly Councils (SBFC) initiative. On Tuesday 16 February Council made a recommendatio...

Council investigates cultural burning methods

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will look to include cultural burning practices as a way to complement its existing land management practices. After the suggestion was raised in Council last year, E...

TRC supports complementary, betterment works for 2020 flood restoration projects

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) February Ordinary Meeting of Council today (February 16) supported an additional $5 million for consideration in the 2021/22 Budget to undertake complementary and ...

TRC endorses the Toowoomba CBD Shop Top Living Design Guide

Residents, investors, real estate agents, building professionals and developers who wish to convert vacant Toowoomba CBD premises into vibrant living spaces now have a detailed design guide to help th...

TRC adopts Waste Management Strategy 2021 to reduce waste, preserve resources

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (February 16) adopted the Waste Management Strategy 2021 that will guide waste operations and future strategies to reduce waste and preserve resources over the n...

Cooby Dam closed to all recreation activities

All public recreation areas at Cooby Dam have been closed until further notice. Toowoomba Regional Council Water and Waste Committee chair Cr Rebecca Vonhoff said Council officers had detected a bact...

TRC seeks public input on Region’s growth, development

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is preparing to seek wide public input into a major planning project, titled Toowoomba Region Futures, that will build a community vision for the Region’s growth and...

Works to begin on Emu Creek Waste Transfer Station

Works to upgrade the Emu Creek Landfill into a waste transfer station will soon begin. As part of Council’s Waste Infrastructure Plan, the upgrade was originally scheduled to occur in 2025 but has ...

TRC’s Waste Management Strategy 2021 commits to reducing waste, preserving resources

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Water and Waste Committee today (February 9) recommended that Council endorse the Waste Management Strategy 2021 that will guide waste operations and future strate...

TRC community grant funding applications open until March 1

Applications are open for Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) next round of community grants. TRC Environment and Community Services Committee chair Cr James O’Shea said community and not-for-prof...

Residents invited to have their say on Carly Hibberd Park

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is inviting residents to have their say on future improvements to Carly Hibberd Park in Kearneys Spring. TRC Parks and Recreation Services portfolio leader Cr Tim McM...

Council to undertake trail improvement works at Jubilee Park

From Monday, 1 February 2021 Council will be conducting necessary trail improvement, upgrade and repair works in Jubilee Park on sections of the fire trail from Sandstone Ridge Trail to Amos Road. ...

Council to push for best for community outcomes in Inland Rail EIS response

Toowoomba Regional Council will seek the best outcomes for the Region in its response to the Inland Rail Border to Gowrie (B2G) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The State Government’s Office o...

Residents encouraged to have their say on TRC libraries

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is surveying residents in February, asking them to provide feedback on Council’s library services. TRC Library and Cultural Services portfolio leader Cr Tim McMahon...

USQ Engineering, Science student awarded 2021 W. H. Groom Scholarship

Nineteen-year-old USQ Engineering/Science student Matthew Armanasco is the Toowoomba Region 2021 W. H. Groom Scholarship recipient. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio congratulated the former St Mar...

Toowoomba Region Mayor, Councillors briefed on proposed Wellcamp quarantine facility

A briefing and site inspection of the proposed Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport quarantine facility area by project proponents Denis and John Wagner (Wagner Corporation Director and Chairman respectively) h...