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Cressbrook And Perseverance Dams Closed

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has closed Cressbrook and Perseverance Dams for water-based activities until further notice. TRC Mayor Paul Antonio said Council officers had made the decision to stop water-based activities at the two dam sites as required under recreational guidelines. “This is a precautionary closure to ensure visitors do not suffer any health concerns […]

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Passionate Nominees For Regional Youth Advisory Committee Wanted

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is calling on residents with a passion for working with young people to nominate for positions on the Regional Youth Advisory Committee (RYAC). Applications from young people between 18-25 with a passion for improving outcomes for their regional peers also are welcome. TRC Environment and Community Services committee chair and RYAC […]

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RADAC Nominations Sought By TRC

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is seeking nominations to fill 13 positions for the new term of the Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee (RADAC). Cr McMahon, RADAC chair and TRC’s Environment and Community Services portfolio leader, said Council welcomed expressions of interest from people across the region who wished to serve on the voluntary committee. […]

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Cressbrook Dam Re-Opens To The Public

Cressbrook Dam has re-opened to the public for recreational purposes  after testing shows water meets recognised safety standards. Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Portfolio Leader Cr Tim McMahon said Council has removed  closure signage. “The campground at Cressbrook Dam will remain closed in line with the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to Easing COVID-19 restrictions,” Cr […]

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Local Suppliers Given A Major Boost

Toowoomba Regional Council is adopting an amendment to its Procurement Policy giving extra price weighting to local suppliers when engaged by Council to supply goods or services. TRC Finance and Business Strategy Chair Cr Geoff McDonald said supporting local businesses and regional areas remains a priority and the changes to the policy ensured local businesses […]

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Council Facilities To Re-Open In Stages

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will stagger the re-opening of facilities following the announcement of the easing of restrictions for playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms, pools and libraries. TRC Mayor Paul Antonio said Council would only re-open facilities when there are practical measures in place that comply with the updated restrictions. “Our community has acted responsibly, […]

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Carnival Lane To Progress

Toowoomba-based construction company Taddio Building Group have been awarded the design and construction tender for Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) newest CBD pedestrian walkway and multi-functional public space at 174 Margaret Street. TRC Mayor Paul Antonio said construction is expected to start in the next couple of months. “I’m pleased to announce that construction on the […]

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Toowoomba First New Term Council Meetings

Toowoomba Regional Council’s first statutory meeting  will be held in The Annex at 10am on Thursday 23 April.  Mayor Paul Antonio said, “At the first meeting Council will vote on the position of Deputy Mayor as well as assign portfolios to each Councillor.” “In addition to this, Council will be able to set a date […]

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