BUSHFIRE UPDATES: Refer to the QFES Facebook or Twitter for up to date alerts and information. Outages and other emergency information (such as evacuation centres) will also be published on our disaster dashboard when required.

WATER CONSERVATION: Water operations at Cressbrook Dam are back online following days of emergency works from Ergon Energy and our staff. However, while systems come back up to full operational speed we're urging everyone on the Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply to continue conserving water. Read more here.

DONATIONS: Donations towards townships affected by the fires can be made via Givit.

 

 

 

Roads & parking

Most of our towns have designated parking areas. We provide detailed maps for parking in Toowoomba city and information on relevant parking fees and payment options.

Centre parking in Toowoomba
Parking improvements in the Toowoomba CBDFrom early December 2019 the following changes will apply to the Toowoomba CBD:1. Permanently implement one-hour parking in Margaret Street between Ruthven and Victoria Streets and Ruthven Street between Herries Street and Chalk Drive.2. Implement ...
Footpath priorities are assessed on the following criteria: The number of pedestrians using the area. The type of pedestrians e.g. children, mothers with prams. The surrounding facilities, such as schools, hospitals, aged-care facilities and residential areas. Whether the location is included in the Toowoomba ...
Residents concerned with vehicles speeding in their street often ask us to reduce the speed limit. Below you can find information about how speed limits are set and the most effective way to deal with speeding.   Default speed limits In February 2003 ...
We receive a large number of requests for changes or improvements related to crossing facilities, parking controls or other infrastructure around schools. A school working group has been established to assist us manage these requests. This group is made up of ...
In residential areas, street lighting is provided to improve visibility and safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians using the streets and footpaths. Street lighting is designed and installed to meet an Australian standard that defines how much light must shine ...
Queensland State Government sets rules about parking in their ''Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 2009'. This states that: + - Parking on a nature strip or footpath Click to collapse (1) A driver must not stop on a bicycle path, footpath, shared path or ...
Queensland State Government sets rules about parking in their ''Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 2009'. This states that: (1) The driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, must not stop on a length of road that is not ...
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