Show your pride at region’s 2020 Australia Day activities

Show your national pride by joining any of Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) community celebrations planned for Australia Day on Sunday, January 26. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said the na...

Have your say on the region’s Australia Day activities, awards

Aussies celebrate our national day on January 26 in different ways. Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is keen to hear residents’ views on their preferences for civic celebrations and the format and ...

$1.3 million Queens Park upgrade officially opened

Thanks to $1.3 million from the Palaszczuk Government, taking the family to Queens Park is now even more enjoyable and safer with its lighting, pathways, landscaping and playground upgrades including ...

Mayor Antonio sends best wishes to Roger Taylor and family

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio today (January 13) extended his best wishes to Roger Taylor, who is gravely ill in a Brisbane hospital. Mr Taylor, who is the husband of Toowoomba Regional Council...

Mayor Antonio pays tribute to Professor Peter Swannell AM

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio today paid tribute to the distinguished community service of prominent Toowoomba identity, Professor Peter Swannell AM, who died on Wednesday. Mayor Antonio said h...

Safe Space contemporary sculpture touring exhibition at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

A major touring exhibition of contemporary sculpture showcasing the works of 12 acclaimed Australian artists is on display at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery until February 2, 2020. Toowoomba Regional...

See top cricketers in action at Aust Country titles

Test cricket and Big Bash matches might be the stock of summer television viewing, but Toowoomba Region sports followers can see the nation’s top country cricketers in action across the city until J...

Council urges residents to be prepared for storm season, summer heat, fires

Toowoomba Regional Council is well prepared to respond, if and when required, to any situation across the region during the summer storm season. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is encouraging res...

Council encourages responsible pet care this 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 ...

TRC community grant funding applications close February 3, 2020

Applications for Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) next round of community grants open earlier than normal from January 1, 2020. TRC Environment and Community Services Committee chair Cr Geoff McD...

Region’s escarpment mountain bike ambitions a step closer

The Toowoomba Region’s ambition to be a nationally significant mountain biking destination is a step closer following this week’s Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) December Ordinary meeting. Counc...

TRC adopts Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme Review report

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (December 17) adopted the final report into the review of the Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme at its December Ordinary Meeting. TRC Strategic Planning and Ec...

TRC shortlists three firms for New Energy Generation project tender process

Toowoomba Regional Council today (December 17) resolved to invite a shortlist of three companies to submit a tender for the next stage of Council’s New Energy Generation Project. Toowoomba Region M...

TRC approves Option 2 for Highfields Library’s external facade

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today endorsed the popular pick, Option 2, as the preferred external façade for the new Highfields Library and Community Centre at the December Ordinary Meeting of Co...

TRC extends Township Economic Incentives policy to June 2022

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week approved changes and an extension to a policy that is designed to offer incentives for establishing business activity in designated townships across the regi...

Drought affects Toowoomba Region’s road maintenance program

The prolonged drought is forcing Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) to be resourceful in a bid to complete its scheduled road construction and maintenance program, particularly in the region’s souther...

New GRP figures highlight Toowoomba Region’s strong growth; pass $11 billion for first time

The Toowoomba Region recorded a 3.0% boost to its regional economy, which saw the Gross Regional Product (GRP) break the $11 billion mark for the first time in the year ended June 30, 2019, according ...

Planning & Development Committee recommends adoption of the Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme Review report

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Planning and Development Committee today recommended the adoption of the final report into the review of the Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme. The Committee rec...

Out of the box Crows Nest exhibition opening on December 10

The Artists of Crows Nest Inc. will celebrate their annual exhibition with a rescheduled opening from 5-7pm on Tuesday, December 10 at the Crows Nest Regional Art Gallery. The recent bushfires disrup...

Mayor’s Over 80s party shares the Christmas spirit

Christmas treats, dazzling decorations, bright outfits and plenty of festive cheer provided the perfect atmosphere for several hundred senior citizens to celebrate the annual Mayor’s Over 80s Christ...