TRC adopts $703.6 million 2024-25 Budget, Operational Plan and Revenue Statement

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (Tuesday, June 25) adopted its 2024-25 Budget, Operational Plan and Revenue Statement. Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Geoff McDonald said Council’s $703.6 million ...

Toowoomba’s new Safe Active Street a first for Queensland

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (Friday, June 21) has opened Queensland’s first Safe Active Street, with project representatives visiting the new street layout in Pierce Street, South Toowoom...

David Carson’s abstract, enhanced photographic images on display at Rosalie Gallery exhibition

Toowoomba Region artist David Carson’s abstract and enhanced photographic images will be displayed at Goombungee’s Rosalie Gallery from June 26 to July 21, 2024. David’s exhibition, Today Is My...

Crows Nest Gallery print exhibition celebrates life’s brevity with humour, love, social commentary

Toowoomba-based artists Ute Braatz, Sian Carlyon and Jess Millicent explore different contemporary printmaking techniques and their reflections on what makes life worth living in their new Crows Nest ...

TRC endorses lowering Cressbrook Dam water level for Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Project

Toowoomba Regional Council this week (18 June, 2024) endorsed lowering Cressbrook Dam’s water level to enable the Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Project to safely proceed. Toowoomba Region Mayor...

Toowoomba Regional Council to examine new Councillor community engagement model

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has today taken the first step towards a new approach to community representation for Councillors. At today’s Ordinary Meeting of TRC, Councillors agreed to bring f...

TRC endorses funding for 2024 International Street Fiesta

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (June 18) endorsed a $40,000 sponsorship to help stage the third International Street Fiesta in Toowoomba’s Queens Park on Saturday, October 26, 2024. Toowoom...

TRC identifies key areas for 2024-25 Biosecurity Surveillance Program

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) next month (July 2024) starts property inspections that are scheduled as part of the 2024-25 Biosecurity Surveillance Program. The new program was endorsed at today...

2024 Mayoral Prayer Breakfast proceeds aid Safer Toowoomba Regional Partnerships’ Community Connect events

Safer Toowoomba Regional Partnerships Inc. (STRP), a regional charity, today (June 14, 2024) received a welcome funding boost from the proceeds of this year’s Toowoomba Mayoral Prayer Breakfast that...

TRC recommends lowering Cressbrook Dam water level for Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Project

Toowoomba Regional Council today (11 June, 2024) supported a recommendation to lower Cressbrook Dam’s water level to enable the Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Project to safely proceed. Toowoomb...

Nominate by July 31 to join TRC’s 2025 Youth Leaders

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is encouraging young people aged between 14 and 24 to apply for the 2025 Youth Leaders Program. Applications must be submitted by July 31. TRC Community Development, ...

TRC endorses new Advisory Committee, external group representatives

Toowoomba Regional Council has endorsed the appointment of Councillors to Advisory Committees, working groups, industry bodies and community organisations. Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Geoff McDonald sa...

Greenmount Waste Management Facility re-opening to public on June 4

Greenmount’s Waste Management Facility will re-open to the public from Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Toowoomba Regional Council Waste Services Councillor, Cr Melissa Taylor, said the rehabilitation of the...

Land for Wildlife South East Queensland wins at LGMA Awards

The Land for Wildlife South East Queensland program has won the 2024 Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) Award for Excellence in the Collaboration category. Toowoomba Region Parks and Recreati...

Planning progresses for Toowoomba Escarpment Mountain Bike Trails

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has unanimously agreed to progress renewed planning and seek external funding for the proposed Toowoomba Escarpment Mountain Bike Trails Project. At this week’s May ...

TRC endorses steps to amend parking Local Law; seek public feedback

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) this week (May 28, 2024) endorsed the process for amending a parking Subordinate Local Law, with notices for public consultation to be advised in coming weeks. TRC En...

TRC endorses new Councillor portfolio responsibilities

Toowoomba Regional Council this week (May 28, 2024) endorsed the new Councillor portfolio structure that will guide strategic decision making for the next four years. Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Geoff ...

Council appoints new Water and Waste General Manager

Jaek Passier has this week been announced as the new Water and Waste General Manager at Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). TRC CEO Brian Pidgeon said Mr Passier had been acting in the role for several...

TRC endorses continuing Toowoomba City Aerodrome operations; to review leases, fees

Toowoomba Regional Council today (Tuesday, May 28) unanimously endorsed a motion to continue operating the Toowoomba City Aerodrome. Council also endorsed undertaking a review to ensure leases, fees ...

Electric waste collection vehicle now in service in Toowoomba

An electric waste collection vehicle will be in service on the streets of Toowoomba after an almost 12-month manufacturing period, with Volvo Trucks building it from the ground up for J.J. Richards sp...