Community projects brought to life with latest round of TRC grants

A huge line-up of community projects will come to fruition with over 60 groups across the region to share in more than $430,000 of funding from Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). Council endorsed the ...

TRC calls on landholders to help combat invasive weed

Landholders are being urged to remain vigilant to managing invasive pests following an outbreak of Parthenium weed across the Toowoomba Region. Parthenium has been detected around Nobby and on the ou...

New purpose for old wares with second Reviva Reuse to open doors

Environmental warriors and treasure trovers are in for a treat with Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) set to open its second Reviva Reuse Shop at Kleinton in May. Following the success of the Reviva R...

Toowoomba Region Libraries continue to be a valuable service to the community

Four of the Toowoomba Region’s favourite library services will soon return. Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Services portfolio leader Cr Tim McMahon said the good news came off...

Toowoomba City Library Community Meeting Rooms open for extra midweek, after-hours bookings to September 30

Community groups can book midweek, after-hours functions at the Toowoomba City Library Community Meeting Rooms, in addition to existing operating hours, until September 30 this year. Toowoomba Region...

TRC flags continued support for Jondaryan Woolshed

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Finance and Business Strategy Committee has flagged continuing financial support for the Jondaryan Woolshed in the wake of Council’s latest Budget Review. The 2...

Mothers’ violet tribute lives on at Toowoomba’s war memorial

The emotive story behind the Garden City’s floral emblem, the sweet violet, will resonate just as strongly as recollections of sacrifice, bravery and mateship this Anzac Day for Toowoomba Region May...

TRC welcomes State Government announcement on water security funding

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Queensland Government that it will continue to invest major funding into water security for the Darling Downs. Toowoomba Reg...

Cressbrook Dam campground temporarily closed for improvement works

The Cressbrook Dam campground will be closed to the public from Monday 19 April 2021 while Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) undertakes improvement works. The works were expected to be completed m...

Renewal work to temporarily close Queens Park Botanic Gardens sandstone arch entry

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) next week will start repairs on the walls adjacent to the sandstone arch at the Lindsay Street entrance to the Queens Park Botanic Gardens. TRC Parks and Recreation S...

Portrait artist uses self-portraiture to reflect on identity

Toowoomba Region artist Chris Abrahams has turned the focus on himself in his latest exhibition, Cracking the Mirror Stage, which is on display at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery until Saturday, April ...

Council endorses Inland Rail submission

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (April 7) endorsed a submission on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Border to Gowrie (B2G) section of the Inland Rail project that will be sent t...

Lake Cressbrook open for Easter boating, fishing

Lake Cressbrook is open for boating and fishing across the Easter long weekend. Water test results have shown the bacterial levels have fallen to a reading that is safe for water-based recreation, al...

Highfields Sport and Recreation Park open for Easter activities

The Highfields Sport and Recreation Park is open for public recreation and visits, including the regular Saturday Parkrun, across the Easter long weekend following this afternoon’s (April 1) closure...

Wearing masks is mandatory at TRC’s public facilities

Wearing masks will be mandatory from today (Tuesday, March 30) at all of Toowoomba Regional Council’s public facilities. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the latest Queensland Health direct...

The Philippines centre stage at 2021 Toowoomba Languages & Cultures Festival on May 30

A traditional Filipino dance, the Karatong, which is performed to attract good luck and drive away evil spirits, today (March 29) served as a fitting introduction to launch the 2021 Toowoomba Language...

Tenders invited for Soldiers’ Memorial Hall refurbishment project

Tenders have been invited for the construction of the Soldiers’ Memorial Hall refurbishment project. Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Services Committee chair Cr James O’Shea ...

TRC seeks feedback on preferred opening hours for Community Meeting Rooms

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is conducting a survey to gauge community groups’ views on preferred opening hours for the Toowoomba City Library Community Meeting Rooms. TRC Environment and Commu...

Entries open for TRAG’s nationally recognised Contemporary Wearables ’21 Biennial Jewellery Award, Exhibition

Entries are open for Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery’s (TRAG) nationally recognised Contemporary Wearables ’21 Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the...

TRC to develop a Climate Strategy

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week (March 16) approved allocating funds, subject to 2021/22 Budget deliberations, to develop a Climate Risk Management Strategy. The item was adopted at the Ma...