Local Disaster Management Group now at ‘Stand Up’

Toowoomba Regional Council has moved its Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) to ‘Stand Up’ status. LDMG Chair Paul Antonio said the group had previously been on ‘Alert’ but felt it was nec...

Council temporarily closes Community Halls, Sporting Fields, Camp Grounds and cancels CHANGE Project

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily close all Community Halls, suspend the use of sporting fields, campgrounds (close of business Friday 27 March 2020) and cancel the CHANGE Project unti...

TRC seeking interest from CBD businesses in guaranteed parking

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has advertised tenders for businesses wishing to lease parking in the CBD.  TRC Infrastructure Services general manager Mike Brady said tenders had been called i...

Cash no longer accepted at Council waste management facilities, Tip Shop closed

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will no longer be accepting cash at any of Council’s Waste Facilities, and the Revivia Tip Shop will be temporarily closed due to updated health restrictions. TRC C...

Council temporarily ceases nursery plant giveaways

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily cease plant giveaways until further notice. TRC Chief Executive Officer Brian Pidgeon said the decision is based on advice provided by the government...

Toowoomba Region Libraries E-Services still online

Toowoomba Region’s library closures will not affect the library e-services. Toowoomba Regional Council General Manager of Environment and Community Services, Mr Nick Hauser said the decision to clo...

Council closes Sports Centres, Aquatic facilities, Cressbrook Campground, The Annex, Highfields Cultural Centre.

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily close all Indoor Sport and Aquatic Centres, Cressbrook Campground, The Annex, Highfields Cultural Centre and is re-directing face-to-face operations a...

Council closes Libraries, Art Galleries, Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness and Highfields Fitness and Recreation Centres

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will temporarily close all Library facilities, Art Galleries, Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness Centre, Highfields Fitness and Recreation Centre and Toowoomba City Communi...

Council seeking feedback on updated Biosecurity Plan

Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking community feedback on the Draft Toowoomba Region Biosecurity Plan for Invasive Plants and Animals. The Plan will replace the previous Toowoomba Region Pest Manage...

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Training Workshop

To assist small businesses throughout the Region, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will host an online Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery training workshop. Held on 24 March, TRC Planning and ...

Toowoomba Regional Council facilities to remain open

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) facilities will remain open and continue to operate for business as usual at this stage, pending advice from the Australian and Queensland Governments. TRC CEO Brian ...

Council closes Cooby Dam to the public

Toowoomba Regional Council has closed Cooby Dam to the public until further notice. Toowoomba Regional Council Water and Waste General Manager Damian Platts said Council officers had detected high le...

Toowoomba Regional Council response to the Coronavirus pandemic

The Toowoomba Regional Council continues to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic in a calm and measured way.General Manager of Service Delivery and Sustainability Arun Pratap said Council’s Incident ...

Community feedback helps refresh Australia Day events

The results are in on how the Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) celebrates Australia Day with nearly 270 people providing feedback through the Australia Day Survey. TRC Acting General Manager for Fina...

Entries open for 2020 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artist Award and Exhibition

Entries are open for the 2020 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artist Award and Exhibition. Emerging artists from southern Queensland who are engaged in contemporary art practice are invited to lodge appl...

Council endorses changes to Central Car Park

Toowoomba Regional Council has ratified changes to parking rates in the Central Car Park following a successful trial. In December 2019 Council introduced a reduction in parking costs in the Central ...

Local organisations to benefit from Toowoomba Regional Council’s Community Grant Program

Community and not-for-profit groups throughout the Toowoomba Region are set to benefit as a result of the latest round of funding through Council’s Community Grant Program. At the Ordinary Meeting ...

Takatsuki Mayor moved by Toowoomba East Rotary recovery funds

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Paul Antonio has presented a thank you gift to the Rotary Club of Toowoomba East on behalf of Takatsuki Mayor Takeshi Hamada. The certificate of commendation an...

TRC increases spending with local suppliers

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is showing its confidence in, and support for, the regional economy by continuing to increase its spending with local suppliers. Council’s spending with local suppl...

TRC adopts amendments to the Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week endorsed the Priority Development Area (PDA) Submissions Report and agreed to proceed with proposed amendments to the Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Develop...