Carnival lane

We’re constructing a new CBD pedestrian walkway and multi-functional public space at 174 Margaret Street. Named in recognition of our Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, Carnival Lane will be a safe, vib...

New Highfields library

The Highfields Library project is an initiative to construct a library, customer service centre and community meeting facility in Highfields. The new facility will replace the existing temporary ...

Wyreema Park upgrade

Community consultation has already started on planned upgrades to Wyreema Park. The $200,000 upgrade will be funded by development contributions that will be re-invested into the park. Depending on t...

Queens Park upgrades

This project has been ongoing in a series of coordinated stages since 2013. We aim to ensure the layered history of the park is conserved while improving and ensuring sufficient facilities are in...

Escarpment parks upgrade featuring Picnic Point

We are upgrading the iconic Picnic Point and a series of parks and trails along the Range escarpment to further enhance the tourism potential of the Region.  With the assistance of $2.7 mil...

Parks and recreation structures renewal

The parks and recreation structures renewal program has $272,000 allocated in 2019/20 with an emphasis on renewal of items such as elevated stairs, lookouts, ramps and platforms, arbours and grandstan...

Play facilities renewal

The play facilities renewal program provides for the replacement, relocation and renewal or removal of existing park equipment including rubber softfall and shade structure. A budget of $100,000 has b...

Lions Park, Hodgson Vale upgrade

Lions Park at Hodgson Vale will be upgraded with a budget allocation of $200,000. The improvements will include re-alignment of pathways, a new barbecue and upgraded landscaping including a separate p...

Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) park upgrades and renewals

With hundreds of parks located throughout the region, an extensive upgrade and renewal program is required each year to ensure these community assets remain relevant.Some parks will benefit from new r...

Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley Escarpment Mountain Bike Masterplan 2019-26

In partnership with Lockyer Valley Regional Council, we will develop the ‘Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley Escarpment Mountain Bike Masterplan 2019-26’ to support our shared vision for the a...

Fencing renewal program

The wild dog check fence is a strategically important barrier for wild dog control in Southern Queensland. The check fences provide important protection to our livestock industries. This program provi...

Fire management access trails maintenance and upgrades

This is an ongoing program of repair, renewal, rehabilitation and upgrades of existing park fire management access. In the 2019/20 budget, an allocation of $100,000 has been assigned to renewal works...

Charlton Principal Depot

We are constructing a major depot at 24 Nass Road in Charlton. The depot will be a modern, intelligent and sustainable facility to meet the current and future needs of our staff and the communities we...

New Clifton museum

The town and surrounds of Clifton has established itself as a historic centre with attractions such as classic homes and streets, Rudd's Pub, Sister Kenny Memorial Park, Southern Downs Steam Railway a...

CCTV renewal

We currently operate CCTV in a number of our public accessed buildings. The majority of these systems are more than ten years old. The 2019/20 budget includes $165,000 for the renewal of CCTV Sec...

Community halls disability access upgrades

Groom Park Hall A budget of $130,000 has been allocated in the 2019/20 year to upgrade access and toilet facilities to meet People With Disability (PWD) standards. Start date July 2019. Completion...

Soldiers' Memorial Hall refurbishment

The Soldiers' Memorial Hall requires upgrading to provide access for people with disabilities.  This stage of renovations will involve: finalising design obtaining heritage approval ob...

Crows Nest SES facilities upgrades

We support nine SES groups within the Toowoomba regional unit. The Crows Nest SES facility requires updating as its condition limits the group in its support of emergency operations in the local ...

Empire Theatre refurbishment & replacement of air conditioning chiller sets

Empire Theatre refurbishment We will continue to upgrade the Empire Theatre with $750,000 assigned to maintenance of this premium theatre facility. The refurbishment will involve an upgrade of extern...

Maintenance of community halls & town centres

Improving access in our community halls This project continues the program of work to refurbish community halls throughout the region. These activities typically includes bringing these key community...