Residents invited to TRC’s 2024 Australia Day events on January 26

Toowoomba Region residents are invited to attend 2024 civic Australia Day award presentations and celebrations on Friday, January 26. (*See event listings below) Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald...

TRC’s $74 million local spend in financial year to date hits target

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) focus on spending money with local suppliers reached new heights this month with almost $21 million spent in November 2023 alone. As part of the strategy to keep ...

Stage 1 Kuhls Road Rehabilitation project opens in Highfields

The $1.2 million first stage of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) three-stage Kuhls Road Rehabilitation project at Highfields is open to traffic (from Thursday, December 21, 2023). TRC Infrastruct...

TRC advising residents to stay safe on roads

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is advising residents to be careful on the roads and avoid driving through flood water. TRC Infrastructure Services Committee Chair Cr Carol Taylor said heavy rain wh...

Clifton waste facility’s hours extended temporarily from December 28, 2023

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has this week (December 19, 2023) approved temporary extended opening hours for the Clifton Waste Management Facility. TRC Water and Waste Committee portfolio leader ...

TRC signs Qld Govt pledge denouncing inequality; domestic & family violence

In a timely gesture in the season of goodwill, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week (Tuesday, December 19, 2023) signed the Queensland Government’s Not Now, Not Ever. Together. pledge denounci...

TRC approves Sports Tourism grants for 2024 Qld equestrian camp, Pittsworth Legends of League carnival

An influx of visitors to the Region is expected for two sports tourism events early in 2024, which today (Tuesday, December 19, 2023) each received $5000 Sports Tourism grants provided by Toowoomba Re...

TRC announces Seymour Whyte, SMEC to deliver Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Project

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has today (Tuesday, December 19, 2023) announced Seymour Whyte Constructions and SMEC Australia as the successful tenderer for the Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Pr...

TRC’s essential services operating across Christmas closure

Toowoomba Regional Council’s essential services will continue to operate across the Christmas and New Year holiday period. Council operations will officially be closed between Friday, December 22, ...

Drive to survive across Christmas-New Year holidays

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

Diverse industries, population increase drive Toowoomba Region’s economic growth

The Toowoomba Region’s diverse economy and a steady population increase over the past five years have been the major contributors to the Region’s steady economic growth, according to data containe...

Seriously? A fifth of Christmas feast food gets binned

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is reminding residents to plan Christmas gift and food purchases to avoid waste and maximise recycling. TRC Water and Waste Committee portfolio leader Cr Nancy Sommer...

Council encourages responsible pet care at 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 ...

No fireworks for Queens Park but plenty on for Toowoomba NYE

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has made the difficult decision to pause a fireworks display in Queens Park on New Years Eve this year. Environment and Community Portfolio Chair Cr James O’Shea sa...

Newman Road, Wyreema / Vale View to re-open in early 2024

Work to complete replacement of an ageing culvert on Newman Road, Wyreema / Vale View is expected to be completed in early 2024. TRC Infrastructure Services Group Portfolio Chair Cr Carol Taylor said...

Crows Nest to Blackbutt missing link road officially opened

A project to upgrade a key regional road, often referred to as a missing link between Crows Nest and Blackbutt, has today been officially opened. The Nukku Road Upgrade Project was a $6 million effor...

TRC plans Picnic Point reserve hazard reduction burn ­

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is planning a hazard reduction burn in coming days in a section of the Picnic Point parkland on Toowoomba’s eastern escarpment in conjunction with Queensland Fire an...

Loveday Cove at Cooby Dam reopened to primary contact water-based activities

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has today (Wednesday, 6 December, 2023) reopened Loveday Cove at Cooby Dam for primary contact water-based activities. TRC Environment and Community Services Portfoli...

TRC acknowledges State Government update on North South Transport Corridor

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has today acknowledged the State Government’s update on the North South Transport Corridor with the State ‘scrapping’ plans regarding the proposed corridor. TRC...

Federal infrastructure funding sought for Toowoomba during Canberra delegation

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald has joined Queensland Deputy-Premier Steven Miles and a group of Queensland Mayors in Canberra this week to discuss Federal infrastructure funding. The delegatio...