Toowoomba City Council mayors

Past Chairmen and Mayors Each of the past Chairmen and Mayors of the Toowoomba City Council are listed below in date order from earliest to most recent. Toowoomba City Council was amalgamated w...
 

Notable characters

The Toowoomba Region has been home to many remarkable characters over the years, from Steele Rudd, the author of Dad & Dave, to Nellie Robinson, Queensland's first lady mayor. Explore the hi...
 

Cambooya Council history

Cambooya Shire was created by severance from Clifton Shire on 4 June 1914. Part of Tarampa Shire was added in 1915 and part of Drayton Shire was added in 1949. In 2004 Cambooya Shire included the tow...
 

Clifton Council history

The Shire of Clifton was originally constituted a Divisional Board by proclamation dated 11 November 1879 under the Divisional Boards Act. The first meeting of the board took place on 3 February 1880....
 

Crows Nest Council history

On 11 November 1879, the Highfields Divisional Board was proclaimed under the Divisional Boards Act of 1879. The Highfields Shire Council was proclaimed and replaced the Highfields Divisional Board on...
 

Jondaryan (Oakey) Council history

The first meeting of the Jondaryan Divisional Board was held on 3 February 1880, chaired by Hon. James Taylor M.L.A. The meeting was held at the Royal Hotel, Snell Street, Toowoomba and continued to b...
 

Rosalie (Goombungee) Council history

The first meeting of the Rosalie Divisional Board was held at the Police Station House, Jondaryan, on 13 February 1880. In 1902, the board was renamed Rosalie Shire Council. Council offices were loca...
 

Millmerran Council history

The Millmerran Shire Council was proclaimed in 1913 under the provisions of the Queensland Local Government Act. The first Council Meeting was held on 9 July 1913. At the time of the 2008 local gover...
 

Pittsworth Council history

The Pittsworth area was originally part of a larger Jondaryan Shire. Following representations to the Department of Local Government, a ballot was held that resulted in Pittsworth being proclaimed a l...
 

Amalgamation

Toowoomba Regional Council was created on 15 May 2008 by the amalgamation of eight Councils.The amalgamation was the result of an amendment to the Local Government Act 1993 and based on the recommenda...