Council Customer Service Centres set for staged re-opening

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Customer Service Centres will re-open counter service at four locations from Monday 25 May 2020. The Toowoomba, Millmerran, Crows Nest and Pittsworth Customer Service...

Council Library buildings re-open for Reserve and Collect

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will begin re-opening library services from Monday 25 May 2020, with reduced hours and, a new ‘Reserve and Collect’ process. The re-openings will not include mobil...

Toowoomba Region hosting online floodplain national conference, booked for 2022 gathering

The Toowoomba Region this week (May 20, 21) is hosting a national conference where hundreds of delegates will be logging in to the two-day program instead of streaming through the Empire Theatre and a...

Council preparing for 2020 bushfire season

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) are preparing for bushfire season with the release of this year’s prescribed burns. Operation Cool Burn 2020 led by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is a s...

Environment Advisory Committee to be considered

The Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will consider establishing an Environment Advisory Committee (or similar-focused Committee). Earlier today, Councillors voted for a report on the establishment of...

Toowoomba Regional Council gives local suppliers a major boost

Supporting local businesses and regional areas remains a priority for Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). This was reflected earlier today with Council adopting an amendment to its Procurement Policy, ...

Winter Wonderland postponed for 12 months

One of the Toowoomba Region’s favourite events, Winter Wonderland, has been postponed until 2021. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Environment and Community Committee Chair Cr James O’Shea said t...

Toowoomba Regional Council outlines shovel-ready projects

Marking Toowoomba’s territory as a centre of excellence for mountain biking, decreasing traffic congestion between Highfields and the Toowoomba CBD and upgrading a vital agricultural link are among ...

Council looking for coordinated approach on Queensland Bushfires Flexible Funding Grants

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is encouraging community groups in areas affected by the 2019 bushfires to coordinate with Council when applying for Round 1 of Queensland Bushfires Flexible Funding G...

Council re-opens Cressbrook Dam to the public

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will re-open Cressbrook Dam to the public for recreational purposes from 16 May 2020 after testing showed water met recognised safety standards. Toowoomba Regional Co...

Water Security primary goal for the next four years

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) water committee leaders have stated at this week’s first Water and Waste Committee meeting that water security is the highest priority for the portfolio during term ...

Volunteers out of sight, but front of mind in national week

Toowoomba Regional Council’s dedicated band of volunteers might be out of sight due to the Coronavirus lockdown, but they are front of mind during National Volunteer Week from May 18-24. Toowoomba ...

Council re-opening playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms, BBQ areas, gathering restrictions apply.

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will re-open playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms and barbecue areas from 16 May 2020 in line with the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to Easing COVID-19 restricti...

Make the CHANGE with Healthy Habits Online Program

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC), is partnering with CHANGE project provider Willows Health and Lifestyle Centre to launch a new online program on 18 May. The Healthy Habits-Keeping Connected program ...

No parking payments required in the Toowoomba CBD with time restrictions in place

Residents in the Toowoomba Region will continue being able to park in all Council car parking without payment required in the City Centre until 30 June 2020. Toowoomba Regional Council Infrastructure...

Council to stage re-opening of facilities

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will stage the re-opening of facilities following the announcement of the easing of restrictions for playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms, pools and libraries. TRC ...

Mayor Antonio pays tribute to Richard ‘Darby’ McCarthy

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has today (7 May) paid tribute to Richard ‘Darby’ McCarthy.As one of Australia’s best jockeys, Mayor Antonio said Darby had left a lasting-legacy which would ...

Town Crier joins global 75th commemoration of VE Day on May 8

The Toowoomba Region’s Town Crier Kevin Howarth tomorrow (Friday, May 8) will join a global chorus commemorating one of the most momentous days of World War II when he delivers a heartfelt tribute a...

Applications open for Coronavirus Community Support Micro Grants

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has opened applications for the new Coronavirus Community Support Micro Grants program that forms part of the $10.5 million Coronavirus relief package endorsed by Coun...

Cooby, Cressbrook Dams remain closed despite easing restrictions, Perseverance to re-open

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) advises that Cressbrook Dam and Cooby Dam will remain closed to the public despite the easing of State Government’s restrictions on recreational activities including...